Congressional & Regulatory Comments

 

04/17 NASACT Responds to IRS Notice on De Minimis Error Safe Harbor
04/17 Government Groups Urge Congress to Classify Municipal Securities as High-Quality Liquid Assets (HQLA)
03/17 Muni Bond Coalition Urges Congress to Support Tax-Exempt Municipal Bonds
02/17 NSAA Comments on SFA Compliance Supplement Vett Draft - Securing Student Information
02/01 State and Locals Write Congress Urging It to Retain Section 978 of Dodd-Frank, Which Established the GASB Support Fee
01/23 NASACT Signs Letter Offering Suggestions to MSRB on Enhancing Access to EMMA
01/17 Public Finance Network Asks Congress to Retain Tax Exemption for Municipal Bonds
11/16 NASACT and Others Send Letter to OMB Expressing Concern Regarding Department of Education’s Audit Requirements of Title IV Student Aid Programs
09/16 NASACT Signs Letter Asking Senators to Support Classifying Municipal Securities as HQLA
08/16 NASACT and Others Updated Guidance on Amending Outstanding CDAs
05/16 NASACT Responds to IRS Proposal on Amending the Definition of Political Subdivision for Municipal Bond Purposes
05/16 NSAA Objects to Auditing the SFA Cluster Annually
05/16 NASACT’s Letter to OMB Regarding Section 200.431(g) of the Uniform Guidance, Pension Plan Costs
05/16 NSAA Asks OMB to Allow Auditors to "Smooth" Major Program Selection Using Low-Risk Type-A Programs to Address Uniform Guidance
01/16 Joint Letter Supporting Passage of H.R. 2209 Legislation to Treat Municipal Securities as High-Quality Liquid Assets
12/15 Public Pension Network Opposes Additional Pension Reporting in Puerto Rico Specific Legislation
12/15 Joint Association Letter in Support of H.R. 2209
12/15 Joint Association Letter to House GOP Leaders in Support of H.R. 2209
07/15 Public Finance Network Comments on the Federal Reserve’s Proposal Regarding Liquidity Coverage Ratio: Treatment of U.S. Municipal Securities as High?Quality Liquid Assets
05/15 NASACT Joins Other Groups in Supporting Legislation to Treat Investment Grade Municipal Securities as High Quality Liquid Assets
06/14 State and Local Groups Respond to SEC Commissioner Gallagher's Remarks Regarding Public Pension Disclosure
01/14 Public Finance Network Weighs in on Liquidity Coverage Ratio: Liquidity Risk Measurement, Standards and Monitoring Federal Reserve System
09/13 NASACT Response to SEC Money Market Fund Proposal
09/13 Public Finance Network Requests Roundtable to Discuss SEC Money Market Fund Proposal
09/13 Public Finance Network Comments on SEC Money Market Fund Proposal
07/13 NASACT Responds to Proposed Revisions to 2013 SF-SAC
05/13 NASACT Responds to OMB's Grant Reform Proposal
04/13 Public Pension Network urges House members not to co-sponsor the Public Employee Pension Transparency Act
04/13 NASACT Sends Comments to the Ways and Means Tax Reform Working Group Regarding Retention of the Municipal Bond Tax Exemption
04/13 State and Local Groups Reiterate Opposition to Public Pension Transparency Legislation
03/13 State and Local Groups Continue to Urge Retention of the Tax Exemption for Municipal Bonds
02/13 Government Groups Respond to FSOC Recommendations on Money Market Mutual Funds
12/12 NASACT joins other State and Local Groups in Urging Retention of the Municipal Bond Tax Exemption During Year-end Negotiations to Avert the Fiscal Cliff
11/12 NASACT Responds to SEC Report on Muncipal Market
11/12 NASACT Supports New Senate Version of DATA Act
10/12 Public Finance Network Requests That Agencies Set a Risk-Weight Category That Reflect the True Risk of Municipal Securities
09/12 NASACT Responds to Moody's Proposed Adjustments to Pension Liability, Asset and Cost Information
07/12 NASACT's statement to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs on federal spending transparency
02/12 Government groups release "2012 Fact Sheet" on bankruptcy, bonds and pensions
04/12 NASACT Members Respond to OMB Grant Reform Ideas
04/12 State and Local Groups Express Concerns About DATA Act Requirements
03/12 State and Local Groups Urge SEC to Retain Stable Net Asset Value of Money Market Mutual Funds
02/12 State and Local Groups Urge Congress to Reject Proposal to Limit Municipal Tax Exemption for High Income Earners
02/12 State and Local Groups Urge Consistency in Definition of Municipal Securities in Proposed Volcker Rule
01/12 NASACT Responds to Federal Register Notice on FINRA’s GASB Support Fee 
   


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NASACT serves as the premier organization working to bring together state auditors, state comptrollers and state treasurers to cooperatively address government financial management issues. NASACT also manages two secretariats - the National State Auditors Association (NSAA) and the National Association of State Comptrollers (NASC). Both NSAA and NASC are included under the umbrella of NASACT’s budget and utilize staff hired by NASACT.