CBA & ICBA’s Top Priorities

The Community Bank Agenda for Expanding Economic Opportunity


ICBA unveiled its top legislative and regulatory priorities for 2019. ICBA’s “Community Focus 2020” policy platform and priorities will serve as a guiding light to advocate on behalf of community banking and local communities. Approved by ICBA’s Policy Development Committee and board of directors, which is made up of community bankers from coast to coast, ICBA’s top priorities for 2019 include:



  • Relief From Crushing Regulatory Burden
  • Data Security, Privacy and Fraud
  • Cybersecurity
  • Bank Secrecy Act and Enforcement
  • Housing-Finance Reform and the Government-Sponsored Enterprises
  • Tax-Exempt Credit Unions
  • Community Reinvestment Act
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Regulatory Capital
  • Payments Access and Governance
  • Fintech Bank Charters
  • Separation of Banking and Commerce
  • Reforming the Farm Credit System
  • Tax Policy
  • Cannabis Banking
  • For more information, view the comprehensive list of ICBA agenda document here.

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