H.R. 2086 (112th): Medical Debt Responsibility Act of 2011

Jun 02, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Heath Shuler
Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated
Jun 02, 2011
4 pages
Related Bills
S. 2149 (Related)
Medical Debt Responsibility Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 01, 2012


This bill was introduced on June 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 02, 2011
Referred to Committee Jun 02, 2011
Full Title

To exclude from consumer credit reports medical debt that has been in collection and has been fully paid or settled, and for other purposes.


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55 cosponsors (45D, 10R) (show)

House Financial Services

Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

House Budget

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Medical Debt Responsibility Act of 2011 - Amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit a consumer reporting agency from making any report containing information related to a single fully paid or settled medical debt of $2,500 or less that had been characterized as delinquent, charged off, or in collection for credit reporting purposes, which, from the date of payment or settlement, antedates the report by more than 45 calendar days.

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