The U.S. House will consider its Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act for 2017 (H.R. 5485) this week, among a number of other bills. The bill, passed 30-17 by the House Appropriations Committee earlier this month, contains a number of CUNA-supported regulatory relief provisions.
The bill contains language that would change the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to a five-person board, require the CFPB to study the use of arbitration before issuing any new regulations and would stop the CFPB from proceeding with its short-term, small-dollar loan proposal.
Consideration of H.R. 5485 is likely to begin Wednesday, and streaming will be available on House.gov.
CUNA will also be monitoring several hearings this week, including: