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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5794 — 112th Congress: Fair Debt Collection Practices Clarification Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5794
“H.R. 5794 — 112th Congress: Fair Debt Collection Practices Clarification Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. May 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5794>
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