Regulations

Bill Would Hamper Regulator Warning Signs to Financial Institutions of Potential Criminal Activity

Publish Date: 
October 11, 2017
Type: 
legislative

NACA, organizations oppose H.R. 2706, the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2017. The bill will hamper the efforts of banking regulators to advise financial institutions of warning signs that their customers are engaging in fraud, money laundering, or other illegal activity, putting consumers and financial institutions at risk of serious financial loss. The bill would also promote spurious litigation against regulators and financial institutions when an account is closed. 

Bill Targets Federal Agency Enforcement Decrees and Settlement Agreements; Undermines Enforcement of Federal Laws

Publish Date: 
October 23, 2017
Type: 
legislative

The so-called “Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2017” would undermine the enforcement of federal laws and impede the resolution of various consumer protection, anti-discrimination, environmental, and public health cases before our federal courts.

NACA, Groups Oppose Effort to Eliminate Rule That Restores Workers' Access to Justice

Publish Date: 
January 31, 2017
Type: 
legislative

NACA joins other public interest organizations in strong opposition to the use of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal the regulations implementing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. We are organizations dedicated to protecting workers, eliminating workplace discrimination and protecting access to justice.

Groups Oppose Use of Congressional Review Act to Repeal Public Protections

Publish Date: 
January 30, 2017
Type: 
legislative

Consumer, small business, labor, good government, financial protection, community, health, environmental, civil rights and public interest groups urge Congress to oppose the use of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal public protections that are critical to the public’s health and safety, the environment, and a stable financial system that works for Main Street and not Wall Street.

Congress Takes Up Dangerous Anti-Regulatory, Pro-Wall Street Bills

Publish Date: 
January 11, 2017
Type: 
legislative

As part of Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of public interest organizations representing millions of Americans, NACA urged Members of Congress to vote against  three pieces of legislation -- HR 5 (the Regulatory Accountability Act), HR 78 (the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act), and HR 238 (the Commodity End User Relief Act) -- that would severely damage the capacity of the Federal government to protect the public. This legislation would disastrously weaken oversight of major Wall Street institutions and financial markets. 

Groups Urge Congress to Oppose Harmful Anti-Regulatory Bill

Publish Date: 
January 3, 2017
Type: 
legislative

NACA joins other consumer, small business, labor, good government, financial protection, community, health, environmental, civil rights and public interest groups, urging the U.S. House of Representatives to reject the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017 (MRRA). H.R. would amend the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to allow en bloc disapproval of all regulations finalized near the end of presidential terms. This bill would jeopardize public protections affecting public health, safety, and the environment that often are years, if not decades, in the making.

NACA Urges U.S. House to Reject So-Called Midnight Rules Relief Act

Publish Date: 
January 4, 2017
Type: 
legislative

NACA urges congressional representatives to reject harmful anti-regulatory bill, the so-called Midnight Rules Relief Act. "The MRRA is a sweeping bill that would amend the Congressional Review Act to allow disapproval en banc of multiple regulations finalized near the end of presidential terms. It ultimately would wipe out numerous consumer protection-related rules and other public safeguards.

NACA Joins Groups in Opposing the "Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016"

Publish Date: 
November 15, 2016
Type: 
legislative

NACA joins consumer, small business, labor, good government, financial protection, community, health, environmental, civil rights and public interest groups, strongly urging Congress to oppose H.R. 5982, the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2016. H.R. 5982 would amend the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to allow en bloc disapproval of all regulations finalized near the end of presidential terms. This bill would jeopardize public protections affecting public health, safety, and the environment that often are years, if not decades, in the making.

NACA, Groups Oppose H.R. 5226, the Regulatory Integrity Act

Publish Date: 
September 14, 2016
Type: 
legislative

NACA joined other consumer, small business, labor, good government, financial protection, community, health, environmental, civil rights and public interest groups in strongly opposing H.R. 5226, the Regulatory Integrity Act. The Regulatory Integrity Act would significantly undermine federal agencies’ ability to engage and inform the public in a meaningful and transparent way regarding its work on important science-based rulemakings that will greatly benefit the public.

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