A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act by instituting a 180-day waiting period before medical debt will be reported on a consumer's credit report and removing paid-off and settled medical debts from credit reports that have been fully paid or settled, to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by providing for a timetable for verification of medical debt and to increase the efficiency of credit markets with more perfect information, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2016
Length: 5 pages
Feb 25, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 25, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 25, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3419 (111th).
Feb 25, 2016
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S. 2592 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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