Bill Text — May 17, 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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5794”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5794>
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