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Markup includes proposal for temporary ‘safe harbor’ from TRID
JULY 27, 2015 -- Legislation providing a temporary safe harbor for credit unions and other financials from enforcement of the Truth in Lending Act/Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act integrated disclosure rule (TRID) will be marked up by the House Financial Services Committee Tuesday (July 28). READ

2011 Report: NCUA should solicit public feedback on OTR

JULY 27, 2015 -- NCUA should “possibly” solicit feedback from stakeholders about how it classifies its “insurance related” and operational activities for the purposes of determining the overhead transfer rate (OTR), according to a national accounting firm in an unedited 2011 report made public by the agency Friday. READ

OTR takes prominent role in NCUA hearing on Hill

JULY 23, 2015 -- The overhead transfer rate (OTR) played a prominent role, along with some other issues, in a hearing by the House financial institutions subcommittee on NCUA’s budget and operations Thursday, as NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz was pressed by a number of members to provide details and clarity about the NCUA budget process. READ

OTR figured into developments at NCUA Board meeting, too
JULY 23, 2015 -- Earlier Thursday, the NCUA Board approved two final rules and reprogrammed the agency’s 2015 operating budget – action that also saw the OTR figure into developments. READ

'Inequitable impact' on state CUs, regulators focus of NASCUS letter to Hill panel

JULY 22, 2015 -- Concern that NCUA’s funding mechanism and examination cycles are having an inequitable impact on state-chartered credit unions and state regulators is the key topic of a letter from NASCUS to the leaders of the subcommittee holding a hearing with agency Board Chairman Debbie Matz on Thursday. READ

Video details purpose, mechanics of OTR

JULY 22, 2015 -- The “overhead transfer rate” (OTR) – the ratio that NCUA applies in transferring money from the National Credit Union Insurance Fund (NCUSIF) to the agency’s operating fund to cover “insurance-related expenses” – is explained in a new video by NASCUS, in simple, brief terms. READ


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