Flaws present in the Federal Communications Commission’s implementation of the Budget Act mirror the flaws of the agency’s July 2015 TCPA order, CUNA wrote Wednesday. CUNA submitted comments on a petition for reconsideration.
CUNA will comment on a petition seeking clarifications on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act exemption for calls collecting debt owed to or guaranteed by the federal government, and will also address additional credit union concerns.
Oral arguments in the lawsuit challenging the 2015 Telephone Consumer Protection Act order began Wednesday in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. CUNA filed an amicus brief in the case, and attended opening arguments.
Oral arguments begin Oct. 19 in the case brought against the Federal Communications Commission’s July 2015 order that creates restrictions for contacting members, for credit unions subject to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. CUNA staff will attend.
Legislators and witnesses expressed many of the same concerns with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act that CUNA has raised, showing how the act is in need of modernization. The TCPA was enacted in 1991.
It is imperative that Congress take action to eliminate the negative consequences of last year’s changes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, CUNA wrote to a House subcommittee conducting a TCPA hearing Thursday.
Thursday’s hearing on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act will be a good first step toward highlighting ways to modernize the act, CUNA believes. CUNA has expressed a number of concerns with a TCPA ruling made in July 2015.
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act will be the subject of a hearing next week conducted by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on communications and technology. CUNA led the efforts requesting this hearing last year.
The Federal Communications Commission’s July 2015 ruling on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act continues to disrupt credit unions’ ability to communicate with their members, CUNA told leadership of a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee Tuesday.
Once the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’s new customer due diligence rule becomes effective May 11, 2018, credit unions will be required to identify and verify the beneficial owners of business-type accounts.
The 2017 CUNA GAC kicks off Feb. 26, registration starts Sunday and leads into that evening’s ED (Filene) Talk, and continues Monday with the kickoff of the general session and a number of breakout sessions.