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Texas Senate Passes HB 2067 Allowing Rescission of Acceleration of Debt
May 27, 2015

HB 2067 by Rep. René Oliveira (D-Brownsville) clarifies that if a maturity date of debt is accelerated and the accelerated maturity date is later rescinded, the debt obligations will be treated as if no acceleration had occurred.

Robbery and Hostage Training at the Small CU Conference
May 27, 2015

The Small Credit Union Conference is specifically designed for credit unions with assets of less than $50 million. Join your colleagues at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Dallas on Saturday, July 11. This year's conference will focus on topics like robbery and hostage training, among other topics.

Texas Senate Passes Prize Linked Savings Accounts Bill
May 27, 2015

The Texas Senate passed HB 1628 By Rep. Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) and Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-El Paso) yesterday 24-6. The bill, which allows credit unions and other financial institutions to conduct savings promotion raffles, is now headed to the governor’s desk.

Texas Senate Passes HB 2706 Relating to Personal Property Exemption from Seizure
May 27, 2015

HB 2706 by Rep. John Wray (R-Waxahachie) and Sen. José Rodriguez (D-El Paso) updates the law relating to the value of personal property that is exempt from seizure by creditors from $60,000 to $100,000 for a family and from $30,000 to $50,000 for an individual. The amounts were last adjusted more than 30 years ago.

Texas Senate Passes Insurance Requirements for Transportation Network Companies
May 27, 2015

The increasing popularity of transportation network companies (TNC), such as Uber and Lyft, have raised questions about adequate insurance coverage by TNC drivers and the need for insurance requirements that protect the public under this new business model.

Temkin Survey
Temkin Survey Rates CUs High on Trust
May 27, 2015

According to the results of the 2015 Temkin Customer Service Ratings and Trust surveys, in terms of trust, consumers rated credit unions higher than any other business or organization, sharing the top spot with the H-E-B supermarket chain.

CUNA Concerned about CFPB Plans for Complaint Database
May 27, 2015

CUNA has filed a comment letter citing several concerns related to the CFPB's request for information (RFI) on the "potential collection and sharing of consumer compliments about providers of consumer financial products and services."

FHFA Seeks Input on Loan Limit Methodology
May 27, 2015

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is seeking input on a method for assessing the national average single-family house price, which will be used to set the conforming loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Feds Will Not Raise Rates in June
May 27, 2015

Federal Reserve officials meeting in late April doubted they would be ready to raise short-term interest rates by midyear, according to minutes of the meeting released Wednesday.

Flood Update and Preparedness Resources
May 27, 2015

The storms impacting portions of Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana over the holiday weekend appear to be continuing into the early part of this week. To help your organization prepare and safely recover from these storms, Agility has assembled a list of recommendations for dealing with the aftermath of floodwaters and severe weather.

Date Event Location
5/28/2015 Alamo Chapter Meeting San Antonio, TX
6/1/2015 Central Texas Golf Tournament Waco, TX
6/3/2015 Digital Marketing Webinar Online
6/6/2015 Amarillo Area Chapter Meeting Amarillo, TX
6/8/2015 Compliance & Audit Conference Oklahoma City, OK
6/8/2015 - 6/10/2015 HR Conference Oklahoma City, OK
6/9/2015 Central Texas Chapter Meeting Belton, TX
6/10/2015 - 6/12/2015 Volunteers Forum Oklahoma City, OK
6/15/2015 El Paso Chapter Training Event El Paso, TX
6/16/2015 Dallas Chapter Meeting Dallas, TX
6/17/2015 - 6/18/2015 ALM Workshops Lubbock, TX
6/23/2015 - 6/25/2015 Hike the Hill Washington, D.C.