Bill Text — May 24, 2012
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May 17, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 17, 2012
Length: 4 pages
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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2012
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