ABSTRACT

Debt Collection Market and Selected Policy Issues [August 5, 2020]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Introduction: "This report first provides an overview of the debt collection market, including consumer experiences during the debt collection process. Then, the report discusses the FDCPA [Fair Debt Collection Practices Act], including the CFPB's [Consumer Financial Protection Bureau] ongoing rulemaking. Lastly, the report discusses selected policy issues pertaining to debt collection: communication frequency; time-barred and obsolete debt; validation issues; medical debt and credit reporting; and federal, state, and local government debt"

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R46477
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Date:
2020-08-05
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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