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H.R.1418 Small Business Lending Enhancement Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 12, 2011 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Financial Services

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Financial Services - Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

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  • 88% of users support H.R.1418

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    Supporting Organizations

    • National Association of Federal Credit Unions

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    • National Association of Realtors

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    • Credit Union National Association

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    • American Bankers Association

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    • Credit Union Reps Off to Washington to See Sen. Warner, Rep. Hurt ... - July 25, 2012 by vaculpr - Credit unions are asking Congress to pass the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Bill (S. 2231/H.R. 1418) to provide a taxpayer-free infusion of $13 billion in capital to small businesses to create 140000 jobs nationally, ...

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      As noted by vaculpr on July 25, 2012, "Credit unions are asking Congress to pass the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Bill (S. 2231/H.R. 1418) to provide a taxpayer-free infusion of $13 billion in capital to small businesses to create 140000 jobs nationally, ..." (/url?q=http://www.vacul.org/blog/%3Fp%3D262&sa=U&ei=5OgSUN-8EYWQ9gTf3IGYDg&ved=0CCYQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNH7g9nBuq89YgvdJrjyfzm4r3uOgw)
    • Credit Union Reps Off to Washington to See Sen. Warner, Rep. Hurt ... - July 25, 2012 by vaculpr - Credit unions are asking Congress to pass the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Bill (S. 2231/H.R. 1418) to provide a taxpayer-free infusion of $13 billion in capital to small businesses to create 140000 jobs nationally, ...

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      As noted by vaculpr on July 25, 2012, "Credit unions are asking Congress to pass the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Bill (S. 2231/H.R. 1418) to provide a taxpayer-free infusion of $13 billion in capital to small businesses to create 140000 jobs nationally, ..." (/url?q=http://www.vacul.org/blog/%3Fp%3D262&sa=U&ei=hpERUPp7j6zxBO7cgbgL&ved=0CCYQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNFSMiV40v7KSTa47hx8HGzlh35xBA)
    • BofA adds to small business effort with new hires – North Bay ... - July 02, 2012 by Eric Gneckow, Business Journal Staff Reporter - Mr. Martinez supported proposed legislation, H.R. 1418, to increase that limit to 27.5 percent, arguing that the increase would inspire more robust business lending for credit unions, including through the SBA. Business ...

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      As noted by Eric Gneckow, Business Journal Staff Reporter on July 02, 2012, "Mr. Martinez supported proposed legislation, H.R. 1418, to increase that limit to 27.5 percent, arguing that the increase would inspire more robust business lending for credit unions, including through the SBA. Business ..." (/url?q=http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/56725/column-bofa-pushes-small-business-with-new-hires/&sa=U&ei=EXX8T-D-Dob22gXn9pHOBg&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNF-TR_rVD2bMj-E2D1kpaIC3_Q9GA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • ICBA Credit Union Petition Tops 13,000 - July 30, 2012 by YAHOO! - 2231 / H.R. 1418). “ICBA and more than 13,000 constituents vigorously oppose legislation to expand the commercial lending powers of tax-exempt credit unions,” said Camden R. Fine, ICBA president and CEO. “Expanding the business-lending authority for

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      As noted by YAHOO! on July 30, 2012, "2231 / H.R. 1418). “ICBA and more than 13,000 constituents vigorously oppose legislation to expand the commercial lending powers of tax-exempt credit unions,” said Camden R. Fine, ICBA president and CEO. “Expanding the business-lending authority for " (http://news.yahoo.com/icba-credit-union-petition-tops-13-000-220252443.html)
    • Member Business Lending Cap Keeps CUs Out of the SBA Biz - June 22, 2012 by Credit Union Times - If Congress would raise the cap as proposed by H.R. 1418, he said, his credit union could do a better job of meeting demand “and be even more competitive with our loan rates.” SBA’s programs have worked well for some lenders, but Marquette ...

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      As noted by Credit Union Times on June 22, 2012, "If Congress would raise the cap as proposed by H.R. 1418, he said, his credit union could do a better job of meeting demand “and be even more competitive with our loan rates.” SBA’s programs have worked well for some lenders, but Marquette ..." (http://www.cutimes.com/2012/06/22/member-business-lending-cap-keeps-cus-out-of-the-s)
    • House Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations Hearing - June 22, 2012 by MENAFN - Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) have introduced H.R. 1418, the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act (also known as the Credit Union Small Business Lending Jobs Act). This legislation would allow well capitalized credit unions

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      As noted by MENAFN on June 22, 2012, "Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) have introduced H.R. 1418, the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act (also known as the Credit Union Small Business Lending Jobs Act). This legislation would allow well capitalized credit unions " (http://www.menafn.com/menafn/5363ff8b-56cb-42ec-822a-f86fd1c530a8/House-Small-Business-Subcommittee-on-Investigations-Oversight-and-Regulations-Hearing?src=MWHEAD)
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