U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chair Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), members of the committee and several witnesses expressed concerns shared by CUNA Wednesday about the recent update to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Credit unions have serious concerns about the Telephone Consumer Protection Act omnibus declaratory ruling and order, CUNA told Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee leadership Tuesday, prior to a Wednesday hearing.
CUNA is seeking comments from stakeholders on a proposal regarding exemptions to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for collections on debt owed to the federal government. Comments are due to CUNA by June 1.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation announced Thursday it will conduct a hearing on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, fulfilling a request made by CUNA. The hearing will take place May 18.
WASHINGTON (3/24/16)--Several commissioners with the Federal Communications Commission fielded questions about the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in a U.S. House hearing this week. There were hints from the agency officials that they revisit the definition of “autodialer" within the TCPA.
WASHINGTON (1/20/16)--The Federal Communications Commission filed an answering brief last week with U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia regarding litigation challenging a recent omnibus ruling concerning the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
The recent Federal Communications Commission omnibus Telephone Consumer Protection Act order is arbitrary, capricious and should be vacated, CUNA told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Wednesday.
Citing the “immense amount of uncertainty and potential liability” that comes with a recent omnibus ruling on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, CUNA and its fellow financial services organizations wrote to U.S. Senate and House members Friday urging them to hold a hearing.
CUNA compliance staff has received a number of questions in recent weeks regarding Internal Revenue Service W-9 forms and taxpayer identification numbers. A recent CompBlog entry lists some of those frequently asked questions, along with answers.
CUNA is concerned with a report on consumer testing used by the CFPB to analyze periodic statement forms for consumers in bankruptcy, but concurs with some of its findings. The bureau issued a report in February on its study.