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H.R. 5003: Fair Debt Collection Practices for Servicemembers Act

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To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to provide enhanced protection against debt collector harassment of members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Madeleine Dean

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 8, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Nov 8, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Nov 14, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 14, 2019.

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12% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Nov 8, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 13, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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Nov 14, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5003 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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