H. Rept. 116-654: Stop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2019, Together with Minority Views, Report to Accompany H.R. 4403, December 15, 2020 [open pdf - 367KB]
From the Purpose and Summary: "On September 19, 2019, Representative Emanuel Cleaver, II (D- MO [Democrat-Missouri]) introduced H.R. 4403, the 'Stop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2019,' which extends the protections in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) as it relates to debt owed to a federal agency, and limits the fees debt collectors can charge. The legislation clarifies that debt buyers are subject to FDCPA and requires a GAO [Government Accountability Office] study on the use of debt collectors by state and local government agencies. Representative French Hill (R-AK [Republican-Alaska]) was the Republican sponsor of the bill."
H. Rept. 116-654; House Report 116-654
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