The Senate passed its Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2019 Thursday as part of a package of four appropriations bills. CUNA wrote Senate leadership last week to support the bill, which contains full funding levels for several federal programs that credit unions utilize.
“We thank the Senate for passing the bill, and for the attention of Senate appropriators to call for full funding for several important funds that credit unions are able to leverage to better serve their members and communities,” said CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle.
Specifically the bill funds:
The House passed its FSGG bill last week, which contains numerous regulatory relief provisions for credit unions. The two chambers will meet in conference to work on the two bills.