This week: 117th Congress begins final weeks, NAFCU continues advocacy

Today, the 117th Congress begins its final three and a half weeks with major bills still to pass, including the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and a government spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. Also, the Senate Banking Committee holds two hearings this week, a nomination hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 30 and “Fairness in Financial Services: Racism and Discrimination in Banking” on Thursday, Dec. 1.

As Congress looks to pass key legislation before the end of the year, NAFCU is urging lawmakers to pass a 2023 NDAA that’s free of any provisions that could place new burdens on credit unions, including the Credit Card Competition Act (CCCA) and expanded NCUA authority over third-party vendors. 

Credit unions can continue to get involved and make their voices heard by sharing a statement that NAFCU can publicly use with media, members of Congress, to oppose NCUA vendor authority and the CCCA.

Also, this week, NAFCU hosts several webinars:

 

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