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Legislative Advocacy

Legislative Advocacy

AFSA’s Federal Government Affairs department regularly communicates the industry’s point of view with Members of Congress and their staff, regulators, and other key administration officials through in-person meetings and correspondence. A comprehensive list of AFSA’s latest comment letters, joint trade letters, testimony, and requests for information may be found in the Comment Letters section.

AFSA members can find the most up-to-date legislative information at Congress.gov. The site includes a searchable list of bills, legislative activity, Congressional calendars, and committee information. AFSA members can stay up-to-date with the most recent congressional testimony, speeches, and news at C-SPAN.

For questions or comments, contact Ann Harter, Vice President, Congressional Affairs.

 

Legislative Comment Letters

AFSA Letter to House Small Business Committee re: PPP Loan Forgiveness

November 16, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

AFSA Letter to Senate Banking re: Credit Reporting Disputes

November 16, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

AFSA Letter to Senate Armed Services re: NDAA FY2022

October 22, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

AFSA Letter to Rules Committee re: NDAA Amendments

September 24, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

Joint Trades Letter re: Tax Information Reporting Proposal

September 17, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

AFSA Written Testimony re: Senate Banking Hearing on Rate Caps

August 25, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

AFSA Comments on FSC Hearing to Expand Banking Services

July 22, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

Joint Trades Oppose Repeal of Business Income Deduction

June 22, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

AFSA, Joint Trades Write in Support of Arbitration

May 19, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

AFSA Letter in Support of Industrial Loan Companies

April 16, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

AFSA Letter Supporting SAFE Banking Act

March 17, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

Trade Associations Letter to Senate Leadership re: PPP Extension

March 4, 2021
Legislative Comment Letter

Joint Trade Letter re: Support for Remote Notarizations

December 17, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter

AFSA Comment Letter re: H.R. 8235 PACER Access

December 14, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter

Joint Trades Letter to Congress re: TDR and CECL Parity Relief

July 29, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter

AFSA Letter to Sen. Inhofe re: Support for NDAA

July 1, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter

Comment Letter to Speaker Pelosi re: HEROES Act

May 20, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter

Joint Trades Letter to SEC re: Uniform CECL Implementation

March 31, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter

Comment Letter to Congressional Leadership re: Delaying CECL

March 24, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter

Joint Trade Letter to Federal Reserve re: TALF

March 22, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter

Joint Trade Letter to Leaders McConnell & Schumer re: TALF

March 22, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter

Comment Letter to FDIC on Federal Interest Rate Authority

February 4, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter

Letter to HFSC re: H.R. 5332 Credit Reporting Reform Legislation

December 9, 2019
Legislative Comment Letter

Letter to House & Senate Armed Services Committees re: 2020 NDAA

September 26, 2019
Legislative Comment Letter

Letter to Chairwoman Waters & Ranking Member McHenry re: FDCPA Hearing

September 26, 2019
Legislative Comment Letter

Letter of Support re: H.R. 3182 on CECL Study & Delay

September 9, 2019
Legislative Comment Letter

Letter to Chairwoman Waters & Ranking Member McHenry re: CECL

May 15, 2019
Legislative Comment Letter

Letter to Chairman Crapo & Ranking Member Brown re: GSE Reform

March 28, 2019
Legislative Comment Letter

Letter Urging End of Operation Choke Point

November 26, 2018
Legislative Comment Letter

Letter of Support for CFPB Director Nominee Kathy Kraninger

July 17, 2018
Legislative Comment Letter

Joint Trade Letter Supporting H.R. 5266 CFPB Commission Bill

April 9, 2018
Legislative Comment Letter