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Frequently Asked Questions: Compliance with the Military Lending Act

Government Relations, Legislative Updates & Alerts

Updated November 23, 2021  We’re here with answers to NPA members’ recent questions on Military...
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36% Rate Cap Bill filed in the U.S. House of Representatives

Government Relations, Government Relations Updates, Legislative Updates & Alerts, Rate Cap

On November 15, 2021, H. R. 5974 the Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act was introduced by Rep. Jesus G. “Chuy” Garcia, (IL-D-4)....
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Senator Durbin Files S. 2349 Establishes a 36% Cap on Fees and Interest

Government Relations, Legislative Updates & Alerts, Members Only, NPA News, Rate Cap

July 15, 2021 Cliff Andrews obtained a copy of S. 2349, which was filed yesterday, July 14th, by Senators Durbin (Illinois), Merkley...
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NPA Confirms Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) Contract with LeadsOnline

Legislative Updates & Alerts, NPA News

August 4, 2020 More than two years ago the NPA’s Government Relations Committee heard members’ concerns of receiving trace requests on...
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Information for Pawnbrokers about Eligibility for Payroll Protection Program Loans Under the CARES Act of 2020

Coronavirus Alerts, Legislative Updates & Alerts, NPA News

April 13, 2020 Pawnbrokers have reported experiencing delays in receiving loan proceeds from their Payroll Protection Program (“PPP”)...
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Revised Report on the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans – Use This Document to Guide Your Borrower Application

Coronavirus Alerts, Legislative Updates & Alerts, NPA News

April 3, 2020 – This Update Replaces Those Dated on March 29 and 31, 2020 NPA’s Team GRC is keeping watch on new Guidance and a new...
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SBA Disaster Loan Insurance – Application PDF

Coronavirus Alerts, Legislative Updates & Alerts, NPA News

Disaster Loan Assistance Federal Disaster Loans for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowners and Renters UPDATED April 3, 2020 5:00pm...
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DOCUMENTS: Officials Determine Pawnbrokers As “Financial institutions” – Ongoing

Compliance, Coronavirus Alerts, Government Relations, Legislative Updates & Alerts, NPA News

The NPA’s Team GRC has been tracking Governors, State, county, mayoral determinations, and State Association guidance relating to...
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New Information on the “Paycheck Protection Program” Loans Authorized by the CARES Act and Possible Eligibility for Pawnbrokers

Coronavirus Alerts, Legislative Updates & Alerts, NPA News

March 31, 2020 The NPA’s Team GRC received additional information today about the CARES Act that the SBA may make the new Paycheck...
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First Report on March 27, 2020 CARES Act Loan Programs and Tax Benefits Available to Pawnbrokers

Coronavirus Alerts, Legislative Updates & Alerts, NPA News

March 29, 2020 NPA’s Team GRC obtained additional guidance on tax and SBA issues from Venable, a major Washington, D.C. law firm. We will...
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Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19 Response

Coronavirus Alerts, Legislative Updates & Alerts, NPA News

MEMORANDUM EXCERPT: As the Nation comes together to slow the spread of COVID-19, on March 16th the President issued updated Coronavirus...
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Team GRC Outreach during the COVID-19 Emergency

Coronavirus Alerts, Legislative Updates & Alerts, NPA News

March 26, 2020 Since March 1, 2020, the Government Relations Committee has been engaged on a daily basis in  responding to questions posed...
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