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The House Financial Services Committee today unanimously approved two ABA-supported bills intended to address the decline in minority depository institutions and create opportunities for community development financial institutions.


A new bill—H.R. 5332, introduced by Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.)—could make credit reports less predictive and useful while weakening the credit underwriting process and increasing costs for borrowers, the American Bankers Association said in a letter to House Financial Services Committee leaders.


Ahead of yesterday’s House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing and today’s Senate Commerce Committee hearing — both on data privacy — ABA submitted statements for the record urging lawmakers to enact uniform national privacy standards that preempt the existing patchwork of state laws.


Sens. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) — the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, respectively — today asked for stakeholder feedback on how financial regulators and companies collect, use and protect sensitive consumer data.

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