Bill passes 67-31 ,March 14, 2018 source: Caroline Basile, HousingWire
The Senate spent the first part of this week working through the bill sorting through the more than 100 proposed amendments. While the final vote was originally expected last week, it was pushed back to this week in order to consider the amendments. The bill, which aims to ease regulations on small banks, was sponsored by Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, with nearly 20 bipartisan co-sponsors, and was introduced in the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.
Mortgage Bankers Association President and CEO David Stevens released a statement applauding the work of Sen. Crapo and the bipartisan coalition of senators who worked to ensure passage of the bill.
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