HB 7233 (2010) -  Consumer Debt Collection

by General Government Policy Council and Patterson and Grady
Requires consumer debt collection agency to maintain certain records; increases administrative fine imposed against out-of-state consumer debt collector that fails to register as required; revises provisions relating to authorized activities of Attorney General; revises requirements for providing written notice of assignment of debt; revises prohibited acts with respect to consumer debt collection; revises provisions governing violations of communication procedures; revises provisions relating to consumer complaints about consumer collection agency; authorizes Attorney General to take action against person for violations involving debt collection; provides for issuance of subpoenas by OFR; authorizes OFR to issue cease & desist orders; revises provisions relating to administrative remedies; increases maximum penalty; authorizes FSC to adopt rules relating to penalty guidelines; revises provisions relating to civil remedies; conforms provisions to federal law.
Companion Bill passed CS/CS/CS/SB 2086 Consumer Debt Collection [CPSC] By General Government Appropriations and Commerce and Banking and Insurance and Richter
Effective Date: October 1, 2010
Last Event: Companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 2086 (Ch. 2010-127) on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 9:10 AM; HB Laid on Table

PCB committee actions:

  • PCB GGPC 10-03 recommended by:
    General Government Policy Council
  • PCB GGPC 10-03 recommended by:
    General Government Policy Council

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Laid on Table; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 2086 (Ch. 2010-127) Time: 04/28/2010 - 9:10 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Substituted CS/CS/CS/SB 2086 Time: 04/28/2010 - 9:10 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Amendment 649329 filed late Time: 04/27/2010 - 12:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading Time: 04/27/2010 - 9:19 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Temporarily postponed, on 3rd Reading Time: 04/26/2010 - 2:39 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 04/23/2010 - 4:38 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 04/23/2010 - 12:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/23/2010) Time: 04/21/2010 - 10:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 04/19/2010 - 7:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 04/19/2010 - 7:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development Time: 04/19/2010 - 7:56 PM Member: Committee: Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development Time: 04/19/2010 - 12:00 PM Member: Committee: Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development Version: __
Event: H Added to Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development agenda Time: 04/18/2010 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development Version: __
Event: H Now in Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development Time: 04/18/2010 - 2:29 PM Member: Committee: Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development Version: __
Event: H Referred to Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development Time: 04/18/2010 - 2:29 PM Member: Committee: Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/16/2010 - 6:51 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 04/16/2010 - 11:15 AM Member: Committee: General Government Policy Council Version: __