Congress must take legislative action to ensure that credit unions remain in a position to serve their members, including provide flexibility to NCUA to offer PCA, exempt pandemic member business loans from the cap, and remove field of membership restrictions.
The House Financial Services Committee will discuss several credit union-related bills in a hearing this week, and Treasury and Federal Reserve leaders will testify before committees in both chambers. Funding for the federal government expires Sept. 30.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle spoke with NCUA Vice Chairman Kyle Hauptman Monday on credit union pandemic-related issues and how NCUA can work to support credit unions through the pandemic and economic recovery.
Federally insured credit unions can get valuable information on Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering compliance during a National Credit Union Administration webinar scheduled for April 14. Registration is now open, and it is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. (ET).
CUNA supports legislation from Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) that would increase the Currency Transaction Report threshold to $30,000 and increase the dollar amount thresholds for filing Suspicious Activity Reports from to $10,000 for most financial institutions..
Both chambers of Congress are in session this week, and both are expected to consider the $1.9 trillion COVID relief legislation through the budget reconciliation process. The House Budget Committee will mark up its legislation starting Monday.
Federal policymakers unveiled an omnibus spending bill Monday that would fund the federal government through Sept. 30, 2021 and includes several CUNA-sought provisions related to pandemic relief. Congress passed the measure Monday evening.
CUNA wrote to Congressional leadership Tuesday in support of increased funding for the Cooperative Development Program, and specifically for community-based credit unions in developing countries, specifically at $20 million as in Senate Appropriations Committee legislation.
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