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HB 1399: Debt Buyers

GENERAL BILL by Williams

Debt Buyers; Provides definition for "debt buyer"; provides requirements for debt buyers; requires debt buyer to provide receipt for payments made by debtor; provides acts that are prohibited by debt buyer; provides requirements for filing action against debtor by debt buyer or for collecting attorney's fees charged for collection services; provides requirements for obtaining default or summary judgment against debtor; provides penalties against debt buyer for violations.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/8/2011 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 127
3/14/2011 House • Referred to Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 222
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee