SB0771 (CH0579)

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Courts and Judicial Proceedings - Consumer Debt Collection Actions - Restrictions

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Approved by the Governor - Chapter 579

Synopsis:Prohibiting a creditor or a debt collector from initiating or filing a specified consumer debt collection action under specified circumstances; specifying that any subsequent payment toward, written or oral affirmation of, or any other activity on the debt after the expiration of the statute of limitation does not revive or extend the limitations period; applying the Act prospectively so that it may not be applied to any debt collection action begun before October 1, 2016; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:The President (By Request - Office of the Attorney General)
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1491
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Narrow Subject(s):Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Debt Collection -see also- Attachments and Garnishments
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes of Limitation
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(5-1201 through 5-1204)

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