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.
The Federal Communications Commission’s interpretation of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 unfortunately mirrors its Telephone Consumer Protection Act ruling by failing to understand the need to communicate with consumers in a timely and efficient manner, CUNA says.
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.
President Barack Obama sent greetings Thursday to those celebrating International Credit Union Day. CUNA worked closely with the White House on the statement, and a number of credit union-friendly legislators also weighed in with the White House.
The NCUA’s revised supervisory approach to interest rate risk is covered in a recent Letter to Credit Unions (16-CU-08). The new standardized approach is designed to increase focus and resources toward higher risk credit unions.
CUNA has several major concerns with a CFPB proposal regarding disclosure of records and information. Specifically, the proposal would make changes to regulations regarding confidential supervisory information, confidential investigative information and the Freedom of Information Act.