To expand and enhance consumer, student, servicemember, and small business protections with respect to debt collection practices, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 17, 2021
Length: 47 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Passed House (Senate next) on May 13, 2021
This bill passed in the House on May 13, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.
7 Cosponsors (7 Democrats)
Statement of Administration Policy
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Meeks Announces the Passage of the Debt Collection Harmonization Act”
— Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY5] (Co-sponsor) on May 13, 2021
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 2547 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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