WASHINGTON — Large international money transmitters would have to follow the same federal remittance rules that apply to banks under a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposal released Thursday.

The proposal would give the CFPB new supervisory authorities to examine money transmitters for the first time, in coordination with existing state oversight over transmitters. The new rule would also put large transmitters on equal footing with banks and credit unions that have followed CFPB requirements for remittance transfers since October, including enhanced disclosures to remittance customers.

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