CFPB Debt Collection Rule Resource Guide

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Part I — all 653 pages of it
Part II — all 354 pages of it


1006.1 — Authority, purpose, and coverage
1006.2 — Definitions*
1006.6 — Communications in connection with debt collection*
1006.10 — Acquisition of location information
1006.14 — Harassing, oppressive, or abusive conduct*
1006.18 — False, deceptive, or misleading representations or means
1006.22 — Unfair or unconscionable means*
1006.26 — Collection of time-barred debts*
1006.30 — Other prohibited practices*
1006.34 — Notice for validation of debts*
1006.38 — Disputes and requests for original-creditor information
1006.42 — Sending required disclosures*
1006.100 — Record retention
1006.104 — Relation to State laws
1006.108 — Exemption for State regulation
Appendix A — Procedures for State application for exemption from the provisions of the Act
Appendix B — Model Forms
Appendix C — Issuance of advisory opinions*

  • – includes comments/perspective from compliance expert

Thanks to the following experts for submitting their analysis:

Stefanie Jackman
Ballard Spahr

Michael Klutho
Bassford Remele

Joann Needleman
Clark Hill

Patrick Newman
Bassford Remele

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