The upper chamber invoked cloture, which limits remaining debate to no more than eight hours, so the final vote is expected soon.
The Senate Banking Committee has scheduled a July 16 closed session to vote on six nominees, including NCUA Board hopeful Richard Metsger.
The amendment passed 281-146, and the appropriations bill was later approved by the full House and sent to the Senate.
During his June 27 confirmation hearing, NCUA Board nominee Richard Metsger dodged what might have been his most controversial question. Is raising the member business lending cap a good idea?
WASHINGTON — NCUA Board nominee speaks on first credit union loan, financial crisis lessons.
Sallie Mae chief responds to criticism earlier this week from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
Senate gets measure Tuesday that would shut down Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHFA within five years and create new corporation similar to FDIC.
Massachusetts senator questions interest markup Sallie Mae passes on to student borrowers.
Former Oregon senator to go before Senate Banking Committee next Thursday.
CFPB creator now Massachusetts senator wonders aloud at hearing if time has come for separate systems for big and small FIs.