H.R. 4101 (112th): Fair Debt Collection Practices Clarification Act of 2012

Introduced:

Feb 28, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Barney Frank

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2012
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 5794 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 17, 2012

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to exempt a debt collector from liability when leaving certain voice mail messages for a consumer with respect to a debt as long as the debt collector follows regulations prescribed by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection on the appropriate manner in which to leave such a message, and for other purposes.

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H.R. 5794 (Related)
Fair Debt Collection Practices Clarification Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2012

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History

Introduced
Feb 28, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
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