A California Republican and New York Democrat were preparing to introduce a member business lending cap bill similar to an existing Senate measure.
Three co-sponsors so far have joined the two original sponsors of the House member business loan cap bill, a companion to a Senate bill.
Reps. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) today introduced legislation to raise the cap on member business loans from credit unions to as much as 27.5% of assets.
WASHINGTON - The Senate’s No. 3 Democrat said today there is a “decent’’ chance his chamber will pass Sen. Mark Udall’s bill to raise the cap on member business lending to as much as 27.5% of assets.
Lobbyists for CUNA and NAFCU said today that Reps. Ed Royce and Carolyn McCarthy plan to introduce legislation this week to raise the cap on member business loans to as much as 27.5% of assets.
Defeating the effort to raise the cap on member business loans and ending the tax exemption for credit unions are among the top priorities of the Independent Community Bankers of America this year.
Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) will try to make his legislation to raise the MBL cap to as much as 27.5% of assets an amendment to the bill currently pending in the Senate to fund the Small Business Administration.
First regulators put the squeeze to your credit unions and now the squeeze is on credit union executives.
Now comes the hard part. Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo famously said that “you campaign in poetry and govern in prose.”