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H.R. 3196: Protecting Servicemembers from Debt Collectors Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 12, 2017 (Introduced).

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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3196

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 12, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Defense to review and update Department of Defense regulations to ensure such regulations comply with Federal consumer protection law with respect to the collection of debt.

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Short title

This Act may be cited Protecting Servicemembers from Debt Collectors Act.

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Review of Department of Defense debt collection regulations

Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall review and update Department of Defense Directive 1344.09 and any associated regulations to ensure such regulations comply with Federal consumer protection law with respect to the collection of debt.