In May 2021, the Congressional Research Service issued a report, The Debt Collection Market and Selected Policy Issues.
The House Financial Services Committee held a markup on April 20, 2020, to consider, among other things, H.R. 2547, the Comprehensive Debt...
On Oct. 20, 2020, Tamara L. Cochran-May, the County Attorney for San Patricio County, requested an opinion from the Attorney General...
In late-September, CDIA filed suit against the State of Maine challenging the validity of two new provisions of state law that (1) Change the way medical debt is reported to credit bureaus; and (2) Limit the reporting of adverse information about a consumer if that consumer was a victim of economic abuse.
The CFPB issued its Consumer Response Annual Report for 2020 with a covering press release. The release noted that “the impact...
In December 2020, the House Financial Services Committee passed H.R. 5330, the Consumer Protection for Medical Debt Collections Act, by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI).
In September 2019, CDIA filed suit against the State of Texas challenging the validity of a law that changes the way medical debt is reported to credit bureaus.
In May 2015, then Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) and a bipartisan group of 30 other state attorneys general announced that they had settled a matter with Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.