CUs push S. 2155, data breach, ADA solutions on Capitol Hill

After wrapping up with Wednesday’s morning session at CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference, more then 5,200 credit union leaders in attendance headed to Capitol Hill for meetings with their legislators.

Among the topics brought up at meetings were the Senate’s bipartisan Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155), regulatory relief, abusive lawsuits hitting credit unions as a result of uncertainty with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the cost of data breaches.

Credit unions also thanked their members of Congress for leaving the credit union tax status untouched during recent tax reform discussions, and reminded the policymakers that the credit unions structure and missions remains the same as when Congress granted the credit union tax status.


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