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New Georgia legislation will reduce compliance burdens and
improve the operational environment for credit unions.
In response to well-publicized data breaches, state
lawmakers in Connecticut, Georgia and Oklahoma are considering legislation that
would strengthen existing data breach notification laws.
Washington State lawmakers are considering H 1318, which would permit state-chartered credit unions to accept supplemental capital immediately upon a change at the Federal level.
This week, 36 states were in session and legislation
was introduced that would expand both powers and protections for credit unions.
Legislatures in 17 states convened this week and lawmakers were met with bills that would provide credit unions with the with the clarity, flexibility and powers to effectively serve their members.
North Carolina regulators approve a temporary MBL rule
to coincide with NCUA’s recent MBL Rule.
Patent trolling legislation is on the verge of being
enacted in Michigan.
Here are some highlights from the past year.
Republicans will control both chambers of the legislature in 32 states,
Democrats will control both chambers in 13 states and three states will split
control. Control in New York remains influx.
in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada voted to legalize the use of
recreational marijuana while Arizona voters rejected legalization
In addition to the races for control of the White House and
Congress, we are closely monitoring the contests for control of the state
Prize-linked savings programs authorized in Massachusetts.
An Alabama task force is considering ways to improve the state's consumer protection laws, and the Georgia legislature is working to expand and strengthen data-security.
State legislatures are considering and adopting legislation at a dramatically more frequently pace and their federal counterpart.
League staff, along with CUNA's state advocacy counsels, will represent credit unions at two conferences of state-level policymakers.
The CFPB rule is intended to "coexist" with state laws, but would preempt state law in cases of inconsistency.
This is another successful step in combating false claims of patent infringement from so-called “patent trolls.”
Legislation to update state credit union charters is nearing enactment in these two states.
The CUNA League partnership was alive and well today in Seattle as the National Conference of State Legislatures opened its exhibit hall for the first time at this year’s legislative summit.
As the annual Legislative Summit of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) kicks off today in Seattle, CUNA and League staff are on the ground protecting credit union interests on an array of topics including the dual chartering policy, transportation network company insurance regulations, payday lending oversight and data security.
The newly enacted "Rhode Island Identity Theft Protection Act of 2015," H 5220 and S 134, requires notification of data breaches within 45 days. If the breach impacts more than 500 Rhode Island residents, the attorney general must
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