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Advocacy Newsletters

Keep up with the latest news of ELFA's advocacy efforts before federal and state policymakers, regulators and standard setting bodies.

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The Washington and State Legislative Reports are for ELFA members only. If you have an ELFA member profile but do not receive the monthly Washington Report or State Legislature Report, you can sign up by logging in and clicking the "Account Tools" link at the top right of the page. Next, select "Update My Communication Preferences" from the list of options and check the box for "Federal Advocacy Update" and/or "State Advocacy Update."

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Washington Report:

  • September 2020 - Further Action on Pandemic Response Unlikely; Reminder! CFPB Issues Survey for Small Business Credit Providers; Advocacy During a Pandemic; Registered to Vote?
  • August 2020 - Congress Breaks for the Political Conventions Without a Deal; Congress Breaks for the Political Conventions Without a Deal; Advocacy During a Pandemic; Are You Registered to Vote?
  • July 2020 - Outlook Uncertain for Additional Pandemic Response Legislation; RESTART Act House Companion Bill introduced; Supreme Court Gives President Power to Fire CFPB Director

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State Legislature Report:

  • August 2020 - State Legislatures in Session: COVID-19 Impact; ELFA Presents State and Local Resources for Critical Coronavirus Information; Expansion of California DBO Rushed Through the Legislature and Passed
  • July 2020 - State Legislatures in Session: COVID-19 Impact; ELFA Presents State and Local Resources for Critical Coronavirus Information; New York Legislation Enhancing Commercial Finance Disclosure Impacted by ELFA Amendment Passed and Sent to the Governor; New York Legislation Requiring Financial Licensing Filed; States Respond to Pandemic in Positive and Negative Ways: Illinois Executive Order Extended a 5th Time - Suspends Commercial Repossessions
  • June 2020: State Legislatures in Session: COVID-19 Impact; ELFA Presents State and Local Resources for Critical Coronavirus Information; States Respond to Pandemic in Positive and Negative Ways; Illinois Executive Order 2020-16 Suspends Commercial Repossessions; California Consumer Relief Legislation Amended, Sweeping in Commercial Leasing; Colorado COVID-19 Emergency Legislation - Lease-Purchase Bill Sent to the Governor; Louisiana Legislation Responds to Pandemic

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