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Federal Government Affairs
AFSA’s Federal Government Affairs Department formulates and actively advocates the financial service industry’s positions in legislative, regulatory and judicial settings. The department works with both Congress and regulatory agencies to achieve the industry’s goals.
AFSA remains at the forefront of the political debate on a number of issues that affect its member companies’ ability to offer affordable credit options to American consumers.
Empowering and Protecting Servicemembers in the Consumer Financial Marketplace: An Update (June 26, 2012)
Legislative Proposals to Promote Accountability and Transparency at the CFPB (February 8, 2012)
Empowering and Protecting Servicemembers in the Consumer Financial Marketplace (November 3, 2011)
Legislative Proposals to Improve the Structure of the CFPB (April 6, 2011)
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. Learn about the latest developments below.
- House Financial Services Committee Markup of H.R. 2446
November 21, 2013
- AFSA Testimony on Soldiers as Consumers (PDF)
November 20, 2013
AFSA members can find the most up-to-date legislative information at the Library of Congress’ THOMAS Web site. The site includes a searchable list of bills, legislative activity, Congressional calendars, and committee information.
Need help? Contact our Federal Government Affairs staff.