Calif. DFPI Issues Proposal to Change Licensing Application

The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) has issued a notice of rulemaking, seeking to incorporate changes to its debt collection license application after reviewing comments on the proposal. Interested parties have until July 12 to submit their comments on the new proposal. The licensing law is scheduled …

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Senators Ask CFPB to ‘Address’ Medical Debt Collection

A group of Senate Democrats are calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to prohibit reporting medical debt collection tradelines to credit bureaus, further limiting the number of communication attempts beyond what is included in Regulation F, and know whether a consumer is appealing the denial of coverage with his …

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Compliance Digest – June 28

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Maine Enacts Anti-Robocall Law

The governor of Maine has signed a bill into law that will require telephone companies that offer services aimed at reducing the number of robocalls received by their subscribers to do so “at a reasonably affordable cost” in an attempt to reduce the number of robocalls received by residents of …

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