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In a statement for the record of a House Financial Services Committee task force hearing, ABA urged lawmakers to “remain vigilant and deliberate” in their policymaking to ensure that regulations support innovation in mobile banking and payments, rather than overregulating or replacing private sector innovators.

Compliance and Risk

To help facilitate the timely, efficient and secure disbursement of the Treasury Department’s economic impact payments, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an interpretive rule—which takes effect upon publication in the Federal Register—stating that, if certain conditions are met, certain government pandemic relief payments are not considered “government benefits” for the purposes of the Electronic Funds Transfer Act and Regulation E.

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More than 174 billion non-cash payments—those made with debit card, credit card, ACH and checks—were made in the U.S. in 2018, totaling $97.04 trillion, the Federal Reserve reported today in its triennial payments study.