The Senate voted Wednesday evening to proceed to begin formal debate on the bipartisan, CUNA-supported Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155).
“We're pleased to see S. 2155 making forward progress," said CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle. "Credit unions have sent thousands of messages of support in just a few days, and we need to keep up the momentum to ensure Senators know that credit union members support this bill."
CUNA has issued a call to action to credit union stakeholders around the country to contact their Senators to urge support of S. 2155, and is continuing its aggressive grassroots support of the bill as well.
CUNA also wrote to Senate leadership earlier this week to support the bill, and is currently engaged as negotiations on amendments and timing are underway.
Credit unions can use CUNA’s Campaign for Common-Sense Regulation website to contact their Senators, and can use CUNA’s Member Activation Program to activate their members to contact Senators as well.
CUNA-backed provisions in the bill include: