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CS/CS/CS/SB 562: Consumer Debt Collection

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Commerce and Tourism ; Banking and Insurance ; Stargel ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gaetz

Consumer Debt Collection; Specifying methods by which a debtor, represented by an attorney, may notify a creditor of such representation; specifying methods by which an attorney representing a debtor may notify a creditor of such representation; requiring a creditor to identify the manner by which a debtor may communicate notice of representation; providing that a creditor must cease direct communication with the debtor under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/19/2015 Senate • Filed
10/23/2015 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Fiscal Policy -SJ 42
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 42
1/14/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 01/19/16, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/19/2016 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 7 NAYS 3 -SJ 239
1/21/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 239
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 241
1/27/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 02/01/16, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/1/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 304
2/2/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/3/2016 Senate • Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 304
2/9/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 309
2/12/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/17/16, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
2/19/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/24/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
2/24/2016 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 4 -SJ 497
2/26/2016 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
3/1/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/16
• CS/CS/CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time -SJ 501
3/3/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 625
• Amendment(s) adopted (136334) -SJ 625
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 625
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/4/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 711
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 21 NAYS 17 -SJ 711
3/4/2016 House • In Messages
3/11/2016 House • Died in Messages