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President vetoes resolution against Section 1071 rule

In a move widely considered to be expected, President Biden vetoed S.J. Res. 32 on Tuesday night, which would have ended the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Section 1071 rule. S.J. Res. 32 was a bipartisan resolution, which passed the Senate in October and the House of Representatives just a few weeks ago. It would have overturned the CFPB’s final rule implementing …

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House approves resolution against Section 1071 rule

The House, on Friday, passed a Senate joint resolution to overturn the CFPB’s final rule implementing Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which requires the collection and reporting of credit application data for small businesses. S.J. Res. 32 had cleared the Senate with bipartisan support in October, and it cleared the House Friday by a vote of 221-202, with most …

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More info on new real estate laws concerning alien ownership …

We wanted to pass along new and updated information from the Oklahoma attorney general’s office in regard to Senate Bill 212, which concerns alien ownership of Oklahoma real estate. After further review, we have updated the interpretation of the new law, in regards to what deeds in which the affidavits are required. The affidavit is only required for deeds transferring …

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Section 1071 injunction extended to ALL banks

A U.S. District Court judge broadened today a partial injunction, originally issued to the Texas Bankers Association, the American Bankers Association and a Texas-based bank, to now include all banks nationwide subject to the Section 1071 Final Rule. Judge Randy Crane barred the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from implementing and enforcing the Sec. 1071 Final Rule against all banks and …

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FedNow survey for banks

At the request of some of our board members, the OBA has put together a short (three questions) survey regarding the FedNow service. If you, or someone at your bank, could take this quick survey, it would help us answer some questions about how many are using the system and in what way. We will share the results in an …

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Twice as nice: double good news for bankers

The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs passed the SAFER Banking Act today, which protects financial institutions that provide banking and financial services to cannabis-related businesses. The vote marked the first time the Senate, in any form, has voted in favor of either the SAFER Banking Act, or its predecessor, the SAFE Banking Act. While there are still …

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Inductees selected for Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame

The 2023 induction class for the Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame has been unveiled. Nevyle Cable, Jim Hamby, Harry Leonard and Ted McGuire will make up the 2023 class and officially be inducted on Dec. 7 at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. • Nevyle Cable is the longtime president and CEO of First National Bank and Trust Co., in Okmulgee. He retired in …

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Injunction granted against CFPB on Sec. 1071

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky granted a motion for injunction against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday evening, stopping the CFPB from enforcing its small business data collection rule (Sec. 1071). The Order from the Court reads, “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ENJOINED from enforcing the Small Business Lending Rule until the Supreme …

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Judge rules against CFPB in UDAAP exam manual lawsuit

A U.S. district judge ruled today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s update to its Supervision and Examination Manual is unlawful. Judge J. Campbell Barker, of the Eastern District of Texas, agreed with plaintiffs and issued a summary judgment stating the CFPB’s March 2022 update to the manual exceeds the Bureau’s statutory authority and is based on unconstitutional funding. The lawsuit …

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