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COVID-19 in the Screening Industry Q&A
Part 2

April 9, 2020
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Background Checks in the Age of Legal Marijuana
April 29, 2020
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2020 Mid-Year Legislative & Regulatory Conference
Arlington, VA
April 19-21, 2020
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Latest News
April 3, 2020
COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
The U.S. Treasury Department and the Small Business Administration have published their guidance on distributing assistance to small firms to address the economic fallout from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
April 3, 2020
PBSA Member Advisory: CFPB Issues Credit Reporting Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
The CFPB issued guidance which includes information related to FCRA Section 611, dispute reinvestigations.
March 27, 2020
PBSA Member Announcement: COVID-19, New Webinar Series, Sponsorship Opportunities, and more
PBSA announces new resources in response to COVID-19, including an information repository and a new webinar series.
March 18, 2020
PBSA submits cross appeal in Arkansas litigation
On March 18, PBSA filed a response to the cross-appeal from Jennifer Jones, Clerk of the District Court of Benton County, Arkansas.

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Legislative Updates

June 14, 2019
Social Security Administration Announces Initial Roll Out of New Electronic Consent Based Social Security Number ("SSN") Verification Service for Financial Institutions or Their Service Providers
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May 16, 2019
Ninth Circuit Weighs In on Calculating the FCRA's Seven-Year Reporting Rule
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April 16, 2019
NAPBS Response to Request For Information Regarding Feedback on Data Privacy, Protection and Collection
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