CUAD Advocates Busy in Washington, DC
Photo left: CUAD advocates met with NCUA leadership yesterday.
by Jeff Olson, VP of Advocacy and Awareness
Dakota CU professionals spent yesterday visiting with Regulators in Washington, DC. CUAD staff and representatives from several Dakota credit unions met with senior staff members of both the NCUA and the CFPB.
CUAD advocates also have a busy day planned on the Hill today with visits scheduled with Senator Thune at 9:30; Congresswoman Noem at 11; Senator Hoeven at noon; Congressman Berg at 1:30; Senator Conrad at 2:30; and Senator Johnson at 3:00.
Photo below: CUAD advocates meet with CFPB Leadership. Director Cordray is seated at the end of the Table.
Today and the balance of the week, the House is expected to consider additional bills under suspension of the rules. No further schedule for the House has been made available except that no votes are expected in the House on Thursday or Friday.
The Senate also returns today and is expected to complete consideration of the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013” (S. 3254). Later today, the Senate is also expected to take action on a judicial nomination. On Tuesday, the Senate is expected to consider the Ratification of the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities. No further schedule for the Senate has been announced.
On Wednesday, the Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee (Chairman Garrett, R-N.J.) of House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on the economic impact of the derivatives provisions contained in Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
On Thursday, the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee (Chairman Johnson, D-S.D.) will hold an oversight hearing titled "Oversight of FHA [Federal Housing Administration]: Examining HUD's [Department of Housing and Urban Development] Response to Fiscal Challenges."
Also on Thursday, the Joint Economic Committee (Chairman Casey, D-Pa.) will hold a hearing on the fiscal cliff, focusing on how to protect the middle class, sustain long-term economic growth and reduce the federal deficit.
The 112th Congress is expected to end on December 21.
The 113th Congress will convene on January 3, 2013.