Credit applications—as measured by the number of credit inquiries—fell significantly in March during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., according to a new report issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today.
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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.
The House Financial Services Committee last night approved several bills that would amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act and make changes to the credit reporting process.
In a memo to members of the House Financial Services Committee today, the American Bankers Association expressed opposition to several bills that would amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act and make changes to the credit reporting process.
To mitigate the risk of data breaches like the Equifax breach in 2017, the Federal Trade Commission should have civil penalty authority to enforce the consumer privacy requirements of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Government Accountability Office said in a report today.
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.
The Federal Reserve and FDIC today issued an advisory on voluntary private education loan rehabilitation programs to alert banks to an amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act that was included in the S. 2155 regulatory reform law.