The House passed the CUNA-supported SECURE Notarization Act by voice vote Monday. The bill would authorize the use of remote online notarization and create national standards and protections for its use.
The Data Security Act of 2023 is a “mixed bag” for credit unions, as CUNA supports the goals of this legislation but cannot support parts, including one section on data usage, which would place an extraordinary compliance burden on credit unions.
The Supreme Court announced Monday it will hear a lawsuit challenging the funding mechanism of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). CUNA has long supported placing the CFPB under the traditional appropriations process.
The House will consider remote notarization legislation, the CUNA-supported SECURE Notarization Act of 2023 (H.R. 1059), this week, and the House Financial Services Committee will conduct a markup starting Tuesday.
The 2023 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference kicks off Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, with a record-breaking more than 5,400 credit union leaders and advocates registered to attend.
CUNA will host a free webinar March 6, starting at 2 p.m. ET on the basics of instant payments, "CUNA Instant Payments 101 & Building your Business Case." Developed by the Federal Reserve, FedNow is set to launch in mid-2023.
CUNA wrote in support of legislation to prevent, and codify opposition to, the implementation of a Treasury proposal to require financial institutions to report additional account holder information to the IRS.
Virginia State Sen. Jennifer McClellan was elected to the U.S. Congress Tuesday in a special election. McClellan—the first Black woman elected to represent Virginia in Congress—is supported by the Credit Union Legislative Action Council and the Virginia Credit Union League.
Credit Union Magazine’s Spring 2023 issue features the 2023 Credit Union Heroes and examines CUNA-League advocacy priorities, board leadership, the impact of financial well-being efforts, fee-related compliance issues, predictions for the year ahead, and more.