A bill to amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act to prohibit abusive practices by debt collectors.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
94th Congress (1975–1976)
This bill was introduced on October 9, 1975, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district
4 Cosponsors (4 Democrats)
Oct 9, 1975
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Jan 4, 1977
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 29 (95th).
Sep 20, 1977
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5294 (95th).
H.R. 10191 (94th) was 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 10191. This is the one from the 94th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Debt Collection Practices Act, H.R. 10191, 94th Cong. (1975).
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