Find a 2018 Bill:

2018 Regular Session



Business Regulation - Collection Agencies - Exemptions From Licensure

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters

Synopsis:Altering the exemption from the requirement that a person must have a license to operate as a collection agency to include all lawyers, and employees under the supervision of a lawyer, who are collecting a debt for a client; repealing the requirement that lawyers who have employees who are nonlawyers primarily engaged in debt collection must have a license to operate as a collection agency; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Dumais
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0068
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Economic Matters  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Business Regulation and Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys
Debt Collection -see also- Attachments and Garnishments
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Business Regulation
(7-102, 7-301)

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions

March 12, 2018 8:56 A.M.