The House Financial Services Committee today advanced eight ABA-backed regulatory reform bills, including several that ABA and the state bankers associations have long championed as part of ABA’s Blueprint for Growth.
In advance of the House Financial Services Committee’s plans to vote on several regulatory reform bills tomorrow and Friday, ABA today sent a memo to committee members outlining the association’s support for 10 bills on the agenda.
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council today released the 2016 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data on mortgage lending transactions at 6,762 financial institutions.
The CFPB today issued policy guidance on the loan-level Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data it will make available to the public under the revised HMDA data collection rules, which take effect in 2018.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today modified the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B) to provide flexibility for lenders around the collection of applicants’ demographic data under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (Regulation C).
ABA today expressed support for the Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustments Act (H.R. 2954), which would relieve smaller financial institutions from intrusive and ill-suited data reporting requirements.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today issued a final rule making several technical corrections and clarifications to the expanded data collection under Regulation C, which implements the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, as well as temporarily raising the threshold at which banks are required to report data on home equity lines of credit.
The federal banking agencies today issued guidelines for how examiners will test the accuracy of data collected and reported by financial institutions under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.
Together with four other finance and housing trade associations today, the American Bankers Association wrote to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to request a delay of the new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act’s mandatory data collection requirements which are set to take effect Jan. 1, 2018.