ABA’s newest grassroots alerts have resulted in more than 2,300 letters to members of Congress urging them to support or co-sponsor several bipartisan bills introduced as part of ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks.
The OCC hosted the Mutual Savings Associations Advisory Council on April 28, 2015, at OCC headquarters in Washington, D.C. Comptroller Tom Curry greeted the 10-member group—all of whom are ABA members—by again stating his steadfast support for the mutual charter and by praising the recently introduced mutual legislation for thrift charter flexibility championed by Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-Pa.).
The OCC’s Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting this morning in Washington, D.C.
ABA is asking bankers to write their senators and representatives to enlist their support for several bipartisan bills introduced in recent weeks as part of ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks: Data security. This alert urges senators to co-sponsor S. 921, which would strengthen data security standards for all players and recognize the high standards
A Fifth Circuit ruling in Barzelis v. Flagstar Bank F.S.B. will raise questions about how to define a “borrower” under RESPA.
ABA today wrote to House members welcoming H.R. 1660 and H.R. 1661, which would help federal savings associations and mutual banks serve their customers while retaining their unique charter and ownership models.
Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry today urged Congress to pass ABA-supported legislation that would provide federal savings associations with more flexibility to serve their customers while retaining their unique charter.