Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 920
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Appropriations (Bradley) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Before line 64
    4  insert:
    5         Section 1. Section 559.715, Florida Statutes, is amended to
    6  read:
    7         559.715 Assignment of consumer debts.—This part does not
    8  prohibit the assignment, by a creditor, of the right to bill and
    9  collect a consumer debt. However, the assignee must give the
   10  debtor written notice of such assignment as soon as practical
   11  after the assignment is made, but at least 30 days before
   12  bringing any legal action to collect the debt. The assignee is a
   13  real party in interest and may bring an action to collect a debt
   14  that has been assigned to the assignee and is in default.
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   17  And the title is amended as follows:
   18         Delete line 2
   19  and insert:
   20         An act relating to consumer finance; amending s.
   21         559.715, F.S.; revising a requirement for an assignee
   22         of the right to bill and collect a consumer debt to
   23         give the debtor written notice of the assignment;