Tag Archive: Ex-Im Reauthorization

Ex-Im Bank: Board Quorum Needed

June 15, 2016 7:02 am Published by

Despite its four-year renewal, the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. is still facing some issues, namely the absence of the required three-board-member quorum to approve insurance, loans or guarantees above $10 million.

Highway Bill Includes Ex-Im Reauth

December 2, 2015 7:41 am Published by

The Export-Import Bank of the U.S. is set to be renewed for more than four years as part of the long-term highway bill reported out by conferees on Dec. 1.

Ex-Im Renewal Attached to Highway Bill

November 4, 2015 11:43 am Published by

The House is expected to take up a six-year highway bill that includes the Ex-Im Bank renewal language, despite plans from several Republicans to offer poison-pill amendments during the process.

Discharge Petition Brings Ex-Im Closer to Renewal

October 14, 2015 10:53 am Published by

Ex-Im Bank is one step closer to being reauthorized, after Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.) filed a discharge petition--the first successful one of its kind in nearly a decade--to force a floor vote in the House on legislation to renew Ex-Im. The move to save Ex-Im represents the first successful discharge petition in nearly a decade, as it is a rare legislative procedural maneuver that bypasses the usual process of moving legislation through a committee to the House floor. Last week, approximately 42 Republicans joined nearly every Democrats to reach the necessary signatures needed to force a vote—expected on Oct. 26—to renew Ex-Im’s charter. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, became the 218th signature on the Ex-Im discharge petition, setting the bill up for a full House vote likely later this month.

Ex-Im Reauthorization Fight Resumes this Fall

September 10, 2015 7:28 am Published by

Among Congress' long list of fall priorities, is reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank which opponents, despite a clear majority of support in the House and Senate, have been able to prevent moving forward since June of this year.

Ex-Im Bank Amendment Expected in Highway Bill

July 22, 2015 10:37 am Published by

Following Congress' failure to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank in June, supporters in the Senate are aiming for inclusion of an amendment to the highway funding bill that would reauthorize the Bank - despite urging from House leadership not to do so.

Ex-Im Bank May be Revived in Highway Trust Fund Bill

July 14, 2015 4:05 pm Published by

While Congress failed to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. prior to its charter expiring at the end of June, a group of bipartisan Senators are hoping to do so by attaching it to “must-pass legislation," the Highway Trust Fund.

Congress No Closer to Ex-Im Reauthorization

July 30, 2014 10:07 am Published by

With only a few days left before the August Congressional recess, it is looking more likely that the fate of the reauthorization of Export-Import Bank will not be determined until the 11th hour in September.

Export-Import Bank Roundup

April 17, 2014 8:54 am Published by

With the expiration of the current charter authorizing Ex-Im Bank just around the corner, a flurry of activity has taken place recently, including the confirmation of Wanda Felton and Democrats' focus on the reauthorization process.