Comment Letters

  • May 21, 2020
    Dear Ms. Dortch: The American Bankers Association (ABA), American Financial Services Association, Consumer Bankers Association, Credit Union National Association, Independent Community Bankers of America, Mortgage Bankers Association, and National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions1 (collectively, the Associations) appreciate the opportunity to submit this reply comment in support of...
  • May 14, 2020
    The Honorable Nancy Pelosi The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Speaker of the House House Minority Leader H-232 U.S. Capitol H-204 U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C. 20515 Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy: Thank you for your continued leadership as our nation rises to meet the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis and for your efforts to support our economy during this time...
  • May 13, 2020
    May 12, 2020 The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin Secretary U.S Department of Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20220 The Honorable Jovita Carranza Administrator Small Business Administration 409 Third Street, SW Washington, D.C. 20416 Dear Secretary Mnuchin and Administrator Carranza: We write on behalf of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) and the National Association of...
  • April 29, 2020
    Dear Senator Cunningham: I am writing on behalf of the members of the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) to express opposition to Senate Bill 2358 as currently drafted. CBA usually comments on federal policy, but we consider it necessary to weigh in on this legislation because it would conflict with national safety and soundness practices and potentially disrupt credit markets nationally. We are...
  • April 28, 2020
    April 28, 2020 The Honorable Jovita Carranza Administrator U.S. Small Business Administration 409 3rd Street, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20460 Dear Administrator Carranza: As trade associations representing banks and credit union members across the country actively participating in the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), we are reaching out to share our continuing...
  • April 23, 2020
    The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin Secretary U.S Department of Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20220 The Honorable Jovita Carranza Administrator Small Business Administration 409 Third Street, SW Washington, D.C. 20416 Dear Secretary Mnuchin and Administrator Carranza I write to you regarding the “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act’’ that was recently...
  • April 23, 2020
    April 23, 2020 William Manger Associate Administrator U.S. Small Business Administration 409 3rd Street, SW Washington, D.C. 20416 Michael Faulkender Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy United States Department of the Treasury Treasury Building 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20220 Re: Implementing the Paycheck Protection Program Dear Associate Administrator Manger and Assistant...
  • April 21, 2020
    Dear Mr. Feldman: The Consumer Bankers Association (“CBA”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (“FDIC’s”) request for information regarding sign and advertising requirements. CBA applauds the FDIC’s initiative to seek input about potentially modernizing sign and advertising rules to reflect the evolution of deposit-taking channels since the rules...
  • April 20, 2020
    Ms. Dortch: The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) writes regarding the Petition for Expedited Declaratory Rule, Clarification, or Waiver filed by CBA, the American Bankers Association, and other associations March 30, 2020 (Petition). CBA strongly urges the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to act without delay to issue an interim declaratory ruling stating calls and text messages placed...
  • April 17, 2020
    Dear Chair Powell: The Consumer Bankers Association (“CBA”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program (“Main Street”). CBA applauds the Federal Reserve for swiftly acting to aid America’s small- and mid-sized businesses as we endure the uncertainties presented by the COVID-19 crisis. CBA has reviewed the details of the Main Street Lending Program...

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