S. 2919 - Small Business Lending Enhancement Act of 2009

Credit Unions, Small Businesses; Loans. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Federal Credit Union Act to advance the ability of credit unions to promote small business growth and economic development opportunities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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Small Business Lending Enhancement Act of 2009

S. 2919 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Credit Unions, Small Businesses; Loans
Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Credit Union Act to advance the ability of credit unions to promote small business growth and economic development opportunities, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Credit Union Act to advance the ability of credit unions to promote small business growth and economic development opportunities, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Small Business Lending Enhancement Act of 2009
Sponsor
Mark Udall
Co-Sponsors
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Major Actions
Introduced12/21/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced12/21/2009
12/21/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2005 For $215,734 Against $117,611
  2. March - April 2005 For $605,764 Against $299,069
  3. May - June 2005 For $630,772 Against $276,262
  4. July - August 2005 For $282,288 Against $197,837
  5. September - October 2005 For $486,809 Against $349,000
  6. November - December 2005 For $471,556 Against $304,454
  7. January - February 2006 For $216,062 Against $121,590
  8. March - April 2006 For $774,611 Against $382,529
  9. May - June 2006 For $763,081 Against $340,365
  10. July - August 2006 For $575,679 Against $273,217
  11. September - October 2006 For $1,306,330 Against $515,580
  12. November - December 2006 For $510,406 Against $341,085
  13. January - February 2007 For $302,800 Against $272,549
  14. March - April 2007 For $754,401 Against $498,144
  15. May - June 2007 For $739,451 Against $435,380
  16. July - August 2007 For $337,547 Against $258,658
  17. September - October 2007 For $628,505 Against $350,119
  18. November - December 2007 For $689,574 Against $354,531
  19. January - February 2008 For $448,650 Against $255,651
  20. March - April 2008 For $745,175 Against $367,213
  21. May - June 2008 For $853,181 Against $427,675
  22. July - August 2008 For $479,376 Against $237,934
  23. September - October 2008 For $898,788 Against $396,950
  24. November - December 2008 For $295,092 Against $149,270
  25. January - February 2009 For $270,492 Against $131,780
  26. March - April 2009 For $572,329 Against $251,305
  27. May - June 2009 For $797,787 Against $236,175
  28. July - August 2009 For $280,928 Against $213,030
  29. September - October 2009 For $670,150 Against $254,963
  30. November - December 2009 For $473,721 Against $204,850
  31. January - February 2010 For $357,120 Against $221,825
  32. March - April 2010 For $709,379 Against $323,600
  33. May - June 2010 For $756,679 Against $218,832
  34. July - August 2010 For $372,635 Against $145,086
  35. September - October 2010 For $654,215 Against $255,255
  36. November - December 2010 For $156,391 Against $172,700

Votes

    18 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Small Business Lending Enhancement Act of 2009

    18 organizations supported this bill

    Bethpage Federal Credit Union
    Gillibrand, Kirsten United States Senator of New York (2010, January 10). Gillibrand Introduces Legislation To Help Jumpstart Lending To Small Businesses, Create Jobs – Urges Senate Leaders To Include In Upcoming Jobs Package. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from Kirsten Gillibrand - United States Senator of New York: News.
    California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues
    The advocacy network for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues (n.d.). Write Your Legislators. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from Legislative Action Center.
    Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers
    Credit Union National Association and Various (n.d.). An Open Letter to President Obama. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from www.cuna.org.
    Credit Union Association of New York
    Gillibrand, Kirsten United States Senator of New York (2010, January 10). Gillibrand Introduces Legislation To Help Jumpstart Lending To Small Businesses, Create Jobs – Urges Senate Leaders To Include In Upcoming Jobs Package. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from Kirsten Gillibrand - United States Senator of New York: News.
    Credit Union National Association
    Credit Union National Association (2009, December 22). Congress Letter to the Honorable Mark Udall. Retrieved February 2, 2010, from Credit Union National Association.
    Michigan Credit Union League
    Michigan Credit Union League (2010, January 29). MCUL Action Alert – Letters Supporting Inclusion of MBL Expansion in Senate Jobs Bill (1/29/10). Retrieved February 2, 2010, from Michigan Credit Union League.
    missouri credit union association
    Missouri Credit Union Association (2009, January 29). Credit Union Hot Topics. Retrieved February 2, 2010, from Missouri Credit Union Association.
    National Association for the Self-Employed
    Credit Union National Association and Various (n.d.). An Open Letter to President Obama. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from www.cuna.org.
    National Association of Federal Credit Unions
    National Association of Federal Credit Unions (2010, January 20). NAFCU hits bank trades’ attack on MBL bill. Retrieved February 2, 2010, from National Association of Federal Credit Unions: The Direct Membership Association of Federal Credit Unions.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    Credit Union National Association and Various (n.d.). An Open Letter to President Obama. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from www.cuna.org.
    National Association of Professional Insurance Agents
    Credit Union National Association and Various (n.d.). An Open Letter to President Obama. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from www.cuna.org.
    National Association of Realtors
    Credit Union National Association and Various (n.d.). An Open Letter to President Obama. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from www.cuna.org.
    National Cooperative Business Association
    Credit Union National Association and Various (n.d.). An Open Letter to President Obama. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from www.cuna.org.
    National Cooperative Grocers Association
    Credit Union National Association and Various (n.d.). An Open Letter to President Obama. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from www.cuna.org.
    National Council of Textile Organizations
    Credit Union National Association and Various (n.d.). An Open Letter to President Obama. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from www.cuna.org.
    National Farmers Union
    Credit Union National Association and Various (n.d.). An Open Letter to President Obama. Retrieved January 29, 2010, from www.cuna.org.
    National Small Business Association
    National Small Business Association (2010, January 5). Bills Increasing Credit Union Lending Introduced. Retrieved February 2, 2010, from National Small Business Association - America's Small Business Advocate.
    Virginia Credit Union League
    Virginia Credit Union League (n.d.). Help Small Business: Lift Cap on Credit Union Biz Lending. Retrieved February 2, 2010, from My Credit Union is ME.

    3 organizations opposed this bill

    American Bankers Association
    American Bankers Association (2010, January 0). Oppose Legislation (S. 2919) to Expand Credit Unions’ Business Lending Authority. Retrieved February 2, 2010, from American Bankers Association .
    community bankers association of ohio
    Community Bankers Association of Ohio (2010, January 25). CBAO Position Statements to the 111th Congress - U.S. Senate. Retrieved February 2, 2010, from Community Bankers Association of Ohio.
    Independent Community Bankers of America
    Independent Community Bankers of America (n.d.). Action Alert - Oppose Credit Union Business-Loan Cap Changes. Retrieved February 2, 2010, from Independent Community Bankers of America.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$53,500$39,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$172,872$96,550
    John BarrassoRWY$60,750$45,650
    Max BaucusDMT$425,511$223,153
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$177,411$124,951
    Mark BegichDAK$57,549$22,750
    Michael F. BennetDCO$164,669$99,850
    Bob BennettRUT$216,299$166,500
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$73,096$36,066
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$35,850$22,250
    Barbara BoxerDCA$200,200$51,900
    Sherrod BrownDOH$184,572$106,287
    Sam BrownbackRKS$7,875$5,000
    Jim BunningRKY$55,216$33,375
    Richard BurrRNC$390,337$224,734
    Roland BurrisDIL$1,000$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$46,050$55,850
    Maria CantwellDWA$106,735$40,185
    Ben CardinDMD$333,181$57,900
    Tom CarperDDE$245,550$178,829
    Bob CaseyDPA$297,601$136,480
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$435,058$228,923
    Tom CoburnROK$80,950$67,750
    William Thad CochranRMS$77,100$41,150
    Susan M. CollinsRME$231,999$109,804
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$286,520$109,422
    Bob CorkerRTN$646,000$303,575
    John CornynRTX$577,539$337,123
    Mike CrapoRID$232,949$124,682
    Jim DeMintRSC$253,584$94,305
    Chris DoddDCT$459,630$262,850
    Byron DorganDND$77,450$19,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$299,150$145,250
    John EnsignRNV$221,876$59,350
    Mike EnziRWY$86,500$76,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$94,090$37,570
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$153,880$56,950
    Al FrankenDMN$103,075$42,100
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$369,300$288,846
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$277,125$112,063
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$279,374$63,091
    Judd GreggRNH$3,500$8,000
    Kay R. HaganDNC$142,899$66,133
    Tom HarkinDIA$109,730$80,221
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$163,883$101,450
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$236,936$184,000
    Jim InhofeROK$107,981$93,375
    Dan InouyeDHI$58,600$81,975
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$494,908$159,450
    Mike JohannsRNE$206,790$102,200
    Tim JohnsonDSD$298,847$245,097
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$82,926$44,750
    Paul KirkDMA$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$179,216$125,249
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$448,196$226,950
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$291,718$113,499
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$179,648$53,150
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$43,635$22,500
    Carl LevinDMI$111,643$48,550
    Joe LiebermanICT$515,110$208,550
    Blanche LincolnDAR$262,830$177,000
    Dick LugarRIN$111,450$61,525
    John McCainRAZ$154,020$59,775
    Claire McCaskillDMO$173,005$68,850
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$644,497$384,675
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$554,313$156,500
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$88,850$50,110
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$75,600$19,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$88,800$37,770
    Patty MurrayDWA$165,216$46,605
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$413,295$159,529
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$395,275$80,100
    Mark L. PryorDAR$159,900$106,942
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$220,450$184,521
    Harry ReidDNV$456,147$189,950
    Jim RischRID$67,500$33,500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$160,950$211,140
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$101,500$67,500
    Bernie SandersIVT$48,090$8,700
    Chuck SchumerDNY$463,900$144,400
    Jeff SessionsRAL$155,050$121,882
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$63,456$46,908
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$270,650$214,300
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$149,693$63,970
    Arlen SpecterDPA$217,948$105,200
    Debbie StabenowDMI$145,825$149,086
    Jon TesterDMT$85,845$85,170
    John ThuneRSD$250,748$167,630
    Mark UdallDCO$168,043$59,266
    Tom UdallDNM$142,558$30,283
    David VitterRLA$320,617$92,950
    George VoinovichROH$134,850$67,600
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$312,650$121,300
    Jim WebbDVA$101,812$30,400
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$144,661$44,350
    Roger F. WickerRMS$237,250$147,024
    Ron WydenDOR$151,075$44,500

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$53,500$39,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$172,872$96,550
    John BarrassoRWY$60,750$45,650
    Max BaucusDMT$425,511$223,153
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$177,411$124,951
    Mark BegichDAK$57,549$22,750
    Michael F. BennetDCO$164,669$99,850
    Bob BennettRUT$216,299$166,500
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$73,096$36,066
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$35,850$22,250
    Barbara BoxerDCA$200,200$51,900
    Sherrod BrownDOH$184,572$106,287
    Sam BrownbackRKS$7,875$5,000
    Jim BunningRKY$55,216$33,375
    Richard BurrRNC$390,337$224,734
    Roland BurrisDIL$1,000$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$46,050$55,850
    Maria CantwellDWA$106,735$40,185
    Ben CardinDMD$333,181$57,900
    Tom CarperDDE$245,550$178,829
    Bob CaseyDPA$297,601$136,480
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$435,058$228,923
    Tom CoburnROK$80,950$67,750
    William Thad CochranRMS$77,100$41,150
    Susan M. CollinsRME$231,999$109,804
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$286,520$109,422
    Bob CorkerRTN$646,000$303,575
    John CornynRTX$577,539$337,123
    Mike CrapoRID$232,949$124,682
    Jim DeMintRSC$253,584$94,305
    Chris DoddDCT$459,630$262,850
    Byron DorganDND$77,450$19,000
    Dick DurbinDIL$299,150$145,250
    John EnsignRNV$221,876$59,350
    Mike EnziRWY$86,500$76,000
    Russ FeingoldDWI$94,090$37,570
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$153,880$56,950
    Al FrankenDMN$103,075$42,100
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$369,300$288,846
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$277,125$112,063
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$279,374$63,091
    Judd GreggRNH$3,500$8,000
    Kay R. HaganDNC$142,899$66,133
    Tom HarkinDIA$109,730$80,221
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$163,883$101,450
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$236,936$184,000
    Jim InhofeROK$107,981$93,375
    Dan InouyeDHI$58,600$81,975
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$494,908$159,450
    Mike JohannsRNE$206,790$102,200
    Tim JohnsonDSD$298,847$245,097
    Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$82,926$44,750
    Paul KirkDMA$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$179,216$125,249
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$448,196$226,950
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$291,718$113,499
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$179,648$53,150
    George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$43,635$22,500
    Carl LevinDMI$111,643$48,550
    Joe LiebermanICT$515,110$208,550
    Blanche LincolnDAR$262,830$177,000
    Dick LugarRIN$111,450$61,525
    John McCainRAZ$154,020$59,775
    Claire McCaskillDMO$173,005$68,850
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$644,497$384,675
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$554,313$156,500
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$88,850$50,110
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$75,600$19,000
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$88,800$37,770
    Patty MurrayDWA$165,216$46,605
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$413,295$159,529
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$395,275$80,100
    Mark L. PryorDAR$159,900$106,942
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$220,450$184,521
    Harry ReidDNV$456,147$189,950
    Jim RischRID$67,500$33,500
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$160,950$211,140
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$101,500$67,500
    Bernie SandersIVT$48,090$8,700
    Chuck SchumerDNY$463,900$144,400
    Jeff SessionsRAL$155,050$121,882
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$63,456$46,908
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$270,650$214,300
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$149,693$63,970
    Arlen SpecterDPA$217,948$105,200
    Debbie StabenowDMI$145,825$149,086
    Jon TesterDMT$85,845$85,170
    John ThuneRSD$250,748$167,630
    Mark UdallDCO$168,043$59,266
    Tom UdallDNM$142,558$30,283
    David VitterRLA$320,617$92,950
    George VoinovichROH$134,850$67,600
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$312,650$121,300
    Jim WebbDVA$101,812$30,400
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$144,661$44,350
    Roger F. WickerRMS$237,250$147,024
    Ron WydenDOR$151,075$44,500

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Insurance companies, brokers & agents$8,661,652
    Real estate agents$6,456,192
    Mortgage bankers and brokers$2,150,197
    Credit unions$1,044,297
    Textiles & fabrics$629,353
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$376,663
    Manufacturing$288,739
    Small business associations$263,612
    General business associations$212,753

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Commercial banks & bank holding companies$9,654,854
    Savings banks & Savings and Loans$497,220
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