Press Release: Washington, D.C. (April 25, 2024)—The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today released its legislative and regulatory policy objectives for 2024 ahead of the ICBA Capital Summit, scheduled for April 28-May 1. Developed and approved by ICBA volunteer community bankers, these resolutions will guide ICBA advocacy in the coming year and reflect its unique mission of creating and promoting an environment where community banks flourish.

"ICBA’s 2024 policy resolutions reflect top-priority issues for the nation’s community banks that will guide our efforts to advocate on behalf of our customers and communities,” said ICBA Chairman Lucas White, president of The Fountain Trust Company in Covington, Ind. “With community banks continuing to serve as economic pillars of local communities, advancing these policy priorities will help power economic prosperity and job growth nationwide.”

Approved by ICBA’s Policy Development Committee and board of directors, which is made up of community bankers from coast to coast, ICBA’s policy resolutions are based on the principles of:

  • Promoting a balanced and competitive financial services landscape for American consumers and businesses.

  • Advocating common-sense and appropriately tailored laws and regulations for community banks.

  • Championing fair and equitable access to the financial system.

  • Advancing responsible innovation.

  • Protecting the safety and soundness of the financial system.

Read the complete details of ICBA’s 2024 Policy Resolutions.

About ICBA
The Independent Community Bankers of America® has one mission: to create and promote an environment where community banks flourish. We power the potential of the nation’s community banks through effective advocacy, education, and innovation.

As local and trusted sources of credit, America’s community banks leverage their relationship-based business model and innovative offerings to channel deposits into the neighborhoods they serve, creating jobs, fostering economic prosperity, and fueling their customers’ financial goals and dreams. For more information, visit ICBA’s website at