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H.R. 5082 (115th): Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2018

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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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Alex Mooney

Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 7, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Feb 23, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 21, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Feb 23, 2018
 
Introduced

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Mar 21, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 7, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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H.R. 5082 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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