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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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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

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.
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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
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$ 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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