To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to exclude law firms and licensed attorneys who are engaged in activities related to legal proceedings from the definition of a debt collector, to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to prevent the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection from exercising supervisory or enforcement authority with respect to attorneys when undertaking certain actions related to legal proceedings, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 3, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on April 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Apr 3, 2017
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H.R. 1849 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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