American Financial Services Association - Legislative Advocacy
American Financial Services Association

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

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

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

AFSA Letter to Sen. Inhofe re: Support for NDAA

July 1, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter
Comment Letter to Speaker Pelosi re: HEROES Act

Comment Letter to Speaker Pelosi re: HEROES Act

May 20, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter
Joint Trades Letter to SEC re: Uniform CECL Implementation

Joint Trades Letter to SEC re: Uniform CECL Implementation

March 31, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter
Comment Letter to Congressional Leadership re: Delaying CECL

Comment Letter to Congressional Leadership re: Delaying CECL

March 24, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter
Joint Trade Letter to Federal Reserve re: TALF

Joint Trade Letter to Federal Reserve re: TALF

March 22, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter
Joint Trade Letter to Leaders McConnell & Schumer re: TALF

Joint Trade Letter to Leaders McConnell & Schumer re: TALF

March 22, 2020
Legislative Comment Letter
Comment Letter to FDIC on Federal Interest Rate Authority

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 28, 2019
Legislative Comment Letter
Letter Urging End of Operation Choke Point

Letter Urging End of Operation Choke Point

November 26, 2018
Legislative Comment Letter
Letter of Support for CFPB Director Nominee Kathy Kraninger

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

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

April 9, 2018
Legislative Comment Letter