Federal Government Affairs

The California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues are the only state leagues with a full-time staff dedicated to working with Congress, Government Agencies, and Federal Regulators. For more information, contact Jeremy Empol.

Hike the Hill | Sept. 25-27, 2018 | Washington, D.C.

US Capitol

The California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues is hosting the annual “Hike the Hill” gathering in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 25 – 27, where credit union advocates to meet with their members of Congress and regulators in a much-expedited manner compared to that of the Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) hosted by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) earlier in the year.

Over the two (full) days during “Hike the Hill,” attendees will meet with the complete California and Nevada congressional delegations, multiple regulators, and discuss an extensive agenda of items that will make a difference in the lives of credit union members.

For more information, please visit the Leagues’ Advocacy Mobile Website: http://m.ccul.org/canv/


Tuesday, Sept. 25


7 p.m.
Dinner & Legislative/Regulatory Briefing
Location TBD

Wednesday, Sept. 26

  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Legislative Appointments
Capitol Hill/ United States Congress

Thursday, Sept. 27

  9 a.m. - Noon
Regulatory Appointments (Details TBD)


Discussion Topics with Congress:

  • Implementation - S.2155
  • Includes: Data Security & Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Regulations
  • Credit Union Tax Status
  • Continual Regulatory Relief (BCFP)

Likely Discussions with NCUA:

  • Risk-Based Capital Rule
  • Regions Restructure
  • Exam Flexibility and Enterprise Solution Modernization NCUA Budget Transparency – Implementing S. 2155, §212

Likely Discussions with BCFP:

  • Implementing S. 2155 requirements should be a priority PACE regulations needed Mortgage Origination Rules Mortgage Servicing Rules Small Business Lending Data Collection Rules Debt Collection Rules

Please contact Jeremy Empol or Carmelita Keller with any questions.