Rhode Island

REGULATING AGENCY: Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation; Division of Banking

Rhode Island State House

LEAGUE: Cooperative Credit Union Association

STATS: (As of Dec 2020)

  • TOTAL # SCUs: 8
  • TOTAL # FCUs: 10
  • SCU % OF TOTAL (SCUS #/STATE TOTAL #): 44% of 18 RI CUs
  • TOTAL $ SCU ASSETS: $7,659,993,564
  • TOTAL $ FCU ASSETS: $309,859,518
  • TOTAL ASSETS: $7,969,853,082

FUN FACT: The Flying Horse Carousel is the nation’s oldest carousel. It is located in the resort town of Watch Hill.


Rhode Island Legislative Update

March 09, 2021 — The Association remains active before the Rhode Island General Assembly, and is currently monitoring approximately 20 bills impactful to credit unions and their operations.

Most recently, testimony was submitted on behalf of the credit unions of Rhode Island to the Senate Committee on Judiciary on legislation relative to elder financial abuse. The companion Senate and House bills are supported by credit unions as they help further the goals and efforts to eradicate financial or material exploitation of elders’ funds, property, and assets. Notably, the bills contain extended reporting and training timeframes that were requested in oral and written testimony provided in previous legislative sessions. The full testimony is available HERE. The Association will update members with any developments.

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