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Legislation

The Missouri Credit Union Association’s Advocacy and Legislative Affairs team seeks to protect credit unions from unnecessary and burdensome laws, while persuading lawmakers to pass laws beneficial to credit unions and the members they serve. The MCUA team works together with credit union advocates to make sure legislators on both the state and federal level understand the difference between credit unions and other types of financial institutions.

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The Missouri Credit Union Association lobbies on behalf of the state’s credit unions with Missouri’s U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives on federal bills and issues of concern.  MCUA staff works with legislators in the drafting of legislation, monitors bills, communicates credit union concerns and support, and organizes Hike the Hill visits to Washington, D.C. and in-district visits to talk about bills and issues.

The Missouri Credit Union Association lobbies on behalf of the state’s credit unions with the Missouri General Assembly regarding bills and issues of concern.  MCUA staff works with legislators in the drafting of legislation, monitors bills, communicates credit union concerns and support, and organizes meetings in Jefferson City while lawmakers are in session and in-district visits around the state to talk about bills and issues.

The Missouri General Assembly meets January – May in Jefferson City.

Credit unions face a wide range of regulatory and legislative challenges that impact day-to-day operations.   The following briefing and resource materials are provided to help inform credit union leaders about concerns on the federal and state level.