OREGON ENACTS ORDER REGULATING CERTAIN COLLECTION ACTIVITIES
- Gov. Kate Brown, the governor of Oregon, has issued an Executive Order that prohibits funds deposited into the bank accounts of individuals from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) from being seized by an active garnishment, including those obtained by debt collectors.
CAUTIONARY TALE OF WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ATTEMPTING GARNISHMENT DURING PANDEMIC
- A published report from West Virginia details a case in which a county judge has issued an emergency order requiring a healthcare provider in the state to release and unfreeze assets which it had seized as part of a garnishment order, ruling that a seizure conducted while courts are closed and a stay at home order has been issued “violates due process of law.”
ACA PUBLISHES LETTER TO TREASURY DEPT. FIGHTING BACK AGAINST STIMULUS GARNISHMENT NARRATIVE
- ACA International on Friday released a letter that was sent by the association to Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury Secretary, countering the ongoing narrative in the mainstream media about how debt collectors are on the hunt for stimulus checks being deposited into individuals’ bank accounts as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
FCC ROLLS OUT REASSIGNED DATABASE GUIDELINES
- The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday released some of the guidelines that will be used for its Reassigned Number Database, which aims to help callers identify whether a phone number it has for an individual has been reassigned to someone else.
COMPLIANCE DIGEST – EXPERT ANALYSIS ON RECENT CASES
- Click here to read this week’s Compliance Digest. You’ll get insights and opinions from seven different compliance experts — David Kaminski, Ethan Ostroff, Mitch Williamson, Michael Klutho, Stefanie Jackman, Joann Needleman, and Aylix Jensen — discussing the impact of recent court cases and legislative updates. You’re not going to get that kind of varied perspective anywhere else. The Compliance Digest is sponsored by The Bedard Law Group.
WORTH NOTING: On the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, there was a mass shooting in Nova Scotia … Shake Shack is giving back the $10 million it received from the economic relief package after being blasted for taking it … How to stay financially independent during a pandemic … For people who think now is the time to get a pet, make sure you consider the costs … There’s now a word to describe staying up late and reading bad news … How to cut your hair at home … You might start hearing more about contact tracing. Here is what it means … What “Payment Status Not Available” means for your stimulus checks.
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