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Federal Privacy Notice Bill Introduced in Senate, House Bill Gains Cosponsors

Feb
19
Federal Privacy Notice Bill Introduced in Senate, House Bill Gains Cosponsors

Efforts to eliminate privacy notice mailings when no changes in policies are made are moving forward on Capitol Hill. S. 423, the Privacy Notice Modernization Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on February 10. Missouri U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-District 3) introduced a similar bill in the House in January.

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Meet with Lawmakers at Annual Advocacy Meeting

Jan
27
Meet with Lawmakers at Annual Advocacy Meeting

Credit union volunteers and leaders from across the state will be attending the Missouri Credit Union Association’s (MCUA) Annual Advocacy Meeting, February 9-10 in Jefferson City.

MCUA encourages credit union advocates to attend this two-day event, as it allows them to share how their credit unions make a difference in Missouri communities and discuss legislation that could impact credit unions and their members.

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MCUA Testifies as MMPA Bill Heard in Committee

Jan
26
MCUA Testifies as MMPA Bill Heard in Committee

Testimony on a bill addressing the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act (MMPA) dominated the first Missouri House Banking Committee meeting of the 2015 legislative session. The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) is working in support of the bill, HB 256, which is designed to address a growing number of attempts by plaintiffs’ attorneys to apply the MMPA to exempt financial institutions. 

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MCUA Supports IRS Proposal on Discharge of Indebtedness

Jan
26
MCUA Supports IRS Proposal on Discharge of Indebtedness

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a letter with the IRS in support of proposed changes to the IRS regulation regarding discharge of indebtedness.

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New Risk-Based Capital (RBC2) Proposal Released

Jan
20
New Risk-Based Capital (RBC2) Proposal Released

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) and Missouri credit union leaders, along with the rest of the credit union community, are reviewing the highly anticipated revised Risk-Based Capital (RBC2) proposal from the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). The proposal was released on January 15, and credit union representatives will have the opportunity to weigh in on the changes during a comment period.

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Register Now for Missouri Advocacy Events in J.C. & D.C.

Jan
18
Register Now for Missouri Advocacy Events in J.C. & D.C.

Annual Advocacy Meeting Hotel Discount Ends January 23

Time is running out to receive the hotel discount for the Missouri Credit Union Association's (MCUA) Annual Advocacy Meeting. The event takes place February 9-10 in Jefferson City. The hotel registration deadline is January 23. 

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Lawmakers Appointed to Key Committees for Credit Union Issues

Jan
16
Lawmakers Appointed to Key Committees for Credit Union Issues

It's now official which lawmakers in both the Missouri House and Senate are serving on key committees that handle issues affecting credit unions.  Missouri General Assembly leadership made committee announcements during the second week of session. Committees are responsible for vetting legislation, hearing public testimony and readying a bill to

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Submit Stories for CUNA's GAC

Jan
13
Submit Stories for CUNA's GAC

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) will display credit union stories at the Governmental Affairs Conference again this year. There will be wall art (see example at right) in the lobby to highlight the difference credit unions are making.  

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MCUA Opposes FHFA Proposal on FHLB Membership Eligibility

Jan
13
MCUA Opposes FHFA Proposal on FHLB Membership Eligibility

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a letter on January 12, 2015, with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) regarding its proposal on membership requirements for Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBs).

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