Legislative Activity

  • March 18, 2019
    CBA Statement on White House Higher Education Act Reform Principles CBA poll shows Americans support Administration’s call to place responsible caps on federal student loans to allow access to higher education while preventing overborrowing WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Bankers Association today released the following statement supporting many of the reforms the Administration outlined in the...
  • March 12, 2019
    CBA Recommends Legislative, Regulatory Changes to Improve CFPB, Consumer Protections WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt wrote Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) prior to the committee’s hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s semi-annual report to Congress. In the letter, CBA...
  • February 26, 2019
    CBA Comments on House Financial Services Credit Reporting Hearing WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) wrote House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) in advance of the committee’s hearing examining credit bureaus and credit reporting. A copy of CBA’s letter is available here . On the draft Comprehensive...
  • February 22, 2019
    CBA’s Fraud Working Group held their in-person meeting at CBA HQ this week. Participants discussed hot button business topics such as the use of Zelle and real time payments under Regulation E, bipartisan BSA/AML relief and issues around data security. The group also heard from sponsor FICO about global fraud and technology trends. Cajun Thoughts: CBA STUDENT LENDING ROLLOUT CBA Board Chairman...
  • December 3, 2018
    CBA Statement on Regulators BSA/AML Innovation Announcement WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association today said the announcement made by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and prudential regulators encouraging financial institutions to explore more innovative approaches to combat money laundering and illicit terrorist financing is an important first step...
  • November 16, 2018
    Cajun Thoughts: Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. In addition to being thankful for my family and 5 friends, I am thankful to be with the CBA Family … 69 great corporate members , 110 associate members , 466 committee members , and 27 ( 4 more on the way ) CBA Team members . Most importantly, don’t forget the Dallas Cowboys play at 4:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day . Short of any...
  • November 9, 2018
    Cajun Thoughts: I absolutely love and respect America’s democratic process. The fact any citizen, regardless of background, has the right to elect our leaders gives me chills each and every time. I am especially fortunate to be surrounded by a diverse CBA Team of different political ideologies and willing to share their views with me in an open and candid dialogue (as long as they are pro-banking...
  • November 7, 2018
    CBA will host a member call on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 3 p.m. ET to discuss the outcome of the 2018 Midterm Election and its impact on retail banking. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE MATERIALS FOR THE CALL.
  • September 14, 2018
    Financial trade organizations voiced support for the bill in a Sept. 12 joint letter to the committee. The groups, including the American Bankers Association, the Consumer Bankers Association, and the Credit Union National Association, said they backed committee action on the bill as a step toward comprehensive data breach legislation for all entities that collect and use sensitive personal and...
  • September 12, 2018
    CBA Supports Commonsense House Financial Reform Bills Says passage of reforms will help increase consumer access to regulated financial products WASHINGTON -- The Consumer Bankers Association wrote House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) and Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) to express support for several bills the committee is scheduled to consider during...

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