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One Bill Signed, Another Pending in Kansas with Impact to Credit Unions

May
09
One Bill Signed, Another Pending in Kansas with Impact to Credit Unions

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (R) has just signed one bill affecting credit unions, while another bill passed this session by Kansas lawmakers still awaits final approval. Substitute for House Bill 2062 and House Bill 2501 will clarify the laws on remittance transfers and certain financial crimes, respectively. 

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Kansas Savings Promotion Bill to Governor as Kansas Veto Session Ends

May
02
 Kansas Savings Promotion Bill to Governor as Kansas Veto Session Ends

The Kansas Legislature veto session wrapped up at 3:30 a.m.

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Serious Budget Challenges as Kansas Legislators Return for Veto Session

Apr
25
Serious Budget Challenges as Kansas Legislators Return for Veto Session

Kansas lawmakers return to the state capitol to begin the legislature’s veto session on April 27, with significant budget issues looming. Annual state revenue estimates, released April 20, project a $290 million shortfall for Kansas. That includes a $140 million shortfall in the current budget year and a $150 million shortfall for the fiscal year that begins on July 1.

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HCUA Hike the Hill – Register Today!

Apr
11
HCUA Hike the Hill – Register Today!

The Heartland Credit Union Association invites credit union staff and volunteers to participate in Hike the Hill, June 14-16. The hotel registration deadline is May 15.

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Changes to Kansas Mortgage Business Act Signed into Law

Apr
08
Changes to Kansas Mortgage Business Act Signed into Law

Certain mortgage lenders in Kansas will be subject to new licensing requirements, effective July 1. Governor Sam Brownback (R) has signed Senate Bill 369 into law, which contains several amendments to the Kansas Mortgage Business Act (KMBA).

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Kansas State Lawmakers In-District During April

Apr
05
Kansas State Lawmakers In-District During April

Kansas legislators are home in their districts, and they will return to Topeka on April 27 to kick off the veto session.

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Missouri Savings Promotion Act Passes Senate

Apr
05
Missouri Savings Promotion Act Passes Senate

The Missouri Savings Promotion Act is moving forward in both the Missouri House and Senate after an unexpectedly busy week in the Missouri General Assembly.

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HCUA Comment Letter on HMDA (Regulation C)

Apr
01
HCUA Comment Letter on HMDA (Regulation C)

Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) sent a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review of the Agency Information Collection Activities concerning the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (Regulation C) (HMDA).  Primarily, HCUA feels that the HMDA cannot establish discrimination.

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Missouri Candidate Filing Closes, HCUA Asks for Input

Mar
31
Missouri Candidate Filing Closes, HCUA Asks for Input

With the filing deadline for the August 2016 primary now behind us, the Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) is asking for input on Missouri political candidates. The 2016 Missouri primary election filing deadline was March 29. All statewide offices, with the exception of State Auditor, all House districts (state and federal), odd-numbered state Senate districts, and one U.S.

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Kansas Legislature Sends Credit Protection Bill for Minors to Governor

Mar
29
Kansas Legislature Sends Credit Protection Bill for Minors to Governor

Kansas lawmakers passed a bill designed to help protect Kansas children from identify theft prior to adjourning for their April break. House Bill 2134, led by Rep. Sydney Carlin (D-Manhattan), allows parents to place a freeze on their child’s credit report.

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