S. 1767 (112th): Deceptive Loan Check Elimination Act

A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit the distribution of any check or other negotiable instrument as part of a solicitation by a creditor for an extension of credit, to limit the liability of consumers in conjunction with such solicitations, and for other purposes.

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Oct 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 31, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Merkley

Senator from Oregon



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Oct 31, 2011

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S. 1767 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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