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SB 1828: Credit Counseling Services


Credit Counseling Services; Requires that debt management and credit counseling services be provided pursuant to a debt management or debt settlement plan. Requires the credit counseling agency to make certain disclosures to the debtor before the debtor consents to payment. Prohibits the agency from making certain misrepresentations to the debtor. Provides certain conditions that the agency must meet before receiving payment. Authorizes the agency to hold funds in order to allow the funds to accumulate, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Banking and Insurance
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2011 Senate • Filed
3/14/2011 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Budget -SJ 208
• Introduced -SJ 208
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Banking and Insurance