Despite broad bipartisan support and a desperate need for clarity on the issue, cannabis banking bills are making little headway in the Senate. NCUA board member Rodney Hood has doubts they will make any significant progress soon, Emily Claus reports.
A new bill from Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) introduced in late July, the Credit Card Competition Act, is drawing the attention of the credit union industry, and not in a good way reports Esteban Camargo.
On Wednesday, June 15, the House passed the Expanding Financial Access for Underserved Communities Act which will give federal credit unions the ability to expand their fields of membership to include underserved communities, reports CUSO Magazine’s Esteban Camargo.
Republicans have introduced a new bill to congress that aims to scale back the Small Business Association’s lending abilities, leaving a gap for credit unions to fill in the lending sphere. Emily Claus details the contents of the bill as well as CUNA’s endorsement of it.
The privacy of data is becoming increasingly important by the day, and credit unions could find themselves paying a pretty penny for failing to meet regulations. Patrick Sickels reviews data privacy legislation currently on the table and discusses the potential for more.
In case you haven’t been following the E-SIGN Modernization Act of 2020, which was introduced earlier this year, John Beauchamp has the skinny on where it sits (and what it changes).