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USHB5021IntroEnding Debt Collection Harassment Act of 2019 This bill prohibits a debt collector from sending electronic communications to a consumer without the consumer's consent. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may not issue rules that allow a d...
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2020-03-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 337.
USHB5003EngrossFair Debt Collection Practices for Servicemembers Act This bill prohibits a debt collector from (1) representing to servicemembers that failure to cooperate with a debt collector will result in a reduction of rank, a revocation of security clearance,...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3621EngrossComprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020 Comprehensive Credit Reporting Enhancement, Disclosure, Innovation, and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill provides for additional consumer credit protections, sets forth requirements for credit reporting agencies, an...
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2020-01-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB5617IntroTaxi Medallion Loan Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2020 This bill excludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, income of a taxpayer, other than a C corporation, attributable to the discharge of qualified taxi medallion indebtedness that is di...
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2020-01-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3622IntroRestoring Unfairly Impaired Credit and Protecting Consumers Act This bill revises requirements regarding consumer credit information included by a consumer reporting agency on a credit report, including by requiring removal of adverse information tha...
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2019-12-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 287.
USHB5150IntroTransparency in Government Act of 2019
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB5330IntroConsumer Protection for Medical Debt Collections Act This bill modifies requirements related to the reporting of medical debt. Specifically, a consumer reporting agency may not add to a consumer credit report any information related to a debt arising...
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2019-12-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 24.
USHB4545IntroPrivate Loan Disability Discharge Act of 2019 This bill directs the holder of a private education loan to discharge the loan in the event of the borrower's death or total and permanent disability. The obligation of a cosigner for a private education ...
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2019-12-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 25.
USHB3948IntroDebt Collection Practices Harmonization Act
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2019-11-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 23.
USHB4403IntroStop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 0.
USHB5013IntroSmall Business Fair Debt Collection Protection Act This bill applies consumer debt collection protections to small businesses, including protections regarding debt collection methods and third-party debt collection.
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2019-11-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 23.
USHB4360EngrossVA Overpayment Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill prescribes procedures by which the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and debt collectors shall correct errors submitted to consumer reporting agencies about the indebtedness of certain veterans. ...
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4684IntroUniversal School Meals Program Act of 2019
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2019-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB2609IntroUniversal School Meals Program Act of 2019
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2019-10-16
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB4664IntroMonitoring and Curbing Abusive Debt Collection Practices Act This bill prohibits the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) from issuing rules that allow a debt collector to send unlimited electronic communications to a consumer. Additionally, t...
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2019-10-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2516IntroStop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4231IntroCredit Access and Inclusion Act of 2019 This bill allows for the reporting of certain positive consumer-credit information to consumer reporting agencies. Specifically, a person or the Department of Housing and Urban Development may report informatio...
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2019-09-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3512IntroPROTECT Students Act of 2019 Preventing Risky Operations from Threatening the Education and Career Trajectories of Students Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3912IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act
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2019-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2222IntroA bill to prohibit the Export-Import Bank of the United States from providing financing to persons with seriously delinquent tax debt.
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2019-07-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3507IntroJulia Carson Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Families Act of 2019
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2019-07-19
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB3821IntroTo amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to make improvements to the regulation of consumer reporting agencies and protect consumers, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3786IntroStudent Loan Reform Act
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2019-07-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3151PassTaxpayer First Act This bill revises provisions relating to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), its customer service, enforcement procedures, cybersecurity and identity protection, management of information technology, and use of electronic systems. ...
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2019-07-01
Became Public Law No: 116-25. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1333IntroStopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act This bill requires the Social Security Administration (SSA) to pay to states their reasonable costs for compiling and sharing records of deaths with the SSA. Under current law, the SSA is not required...
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2019-06-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 126.
USHB3487IntroPRO Students Act Protections and Regulation for Our Students Act
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1828IntroCredit Access and Inclusion Act of 2019 This bill allows for the reporting of certain positive consumer-credit information to consumer reporting agencies. Specifically, a person or the Department of Housing and Urban Development may report informatio...
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2019-06-13
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3027IntroStudent Loan Borrowers' Bill of Rights Act of 2019 This bill permits a borrower to discharge a student loan in a bankruptcy case and establishes requirements concerning (1) student loan debt collection, (2) student loan forgiveness, (3) options for s...
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2019-05-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1649IntroProtection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act
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2019-05-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2991IntroProtection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act
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2019-05-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1500EngrossConsumers First Act This bill revises provisions related to the administration of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), including establishing requirements for staffing levels, political appointees, and the publication of consumer complain...
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2019-05-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1675IntroPRRADA Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB805IntroVeteran Debt Fairness Act of 2019 This bill limits the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recover overpayments of benefits from veterans. Among other requirements, the VA must update its information technology systems to allow fo...
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2019-05-22
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1581IntroMedical Debt Relief Act of 2019 This bill modifies requirements related to the reporting of medical debt. Specifically, a consumer reporting agency may not add certain medical debt information to a consumer credit report. Also, a debt collector may n...
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2019-05-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2278IntroRAISE Act Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB1385IntroContracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-05-09
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2543IntroStopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act This bill requires the Social Security Administration (SSA) to pay to states their reasonable costs for compiling and sharing records of deaths with the SSA. Under current law, the SSA is not required...
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2019-05-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1421IntroHANGUP Act Help Americans Never Get Unwanted Phone calls Act of 2019 This bill prohibits a debt collector from robocalling or texting without consent an individual for purposes of collecting a debt owed to or guaranteed by the federal government.
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2019-04-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1957EngrossTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill modifies requirements for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding its organizational structure, customer service, enforcement procedures, management of information technology, and use of electronic systems. T...
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2019-04-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 75.
USSB1103IntroRAISE Act Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act
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2019-04-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1129IntroMedicare for All Act of 2019 This bill establishes a national health insurance program that is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among other requirements, the program must (1) cover all U.S. residents; (2) provide for...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2065IntroAffordable Loans for Any Student Act
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2019-04-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1002IntroAffordable Loans for Any Student Act
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2019-04-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB928IntroTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill modifies requirements for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding its organizational structure, customer service, enforcement procedures, management of information technology, and use of electronic systems. T...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB867IntroPROTECT Students Act of 2019 Preventing Risky Operations from Threatening the Education and Career Trajectories of Students Act of 2019
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2019-03-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1802IntroVA Billing Accountability Act
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2019-03-14
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB683Intro(PRRADA) Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act of 2019
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2019-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USSB626IntroHANGUP Act Help Americans Never Get Unwanted Phone calls Act of 2019 This bill prohibits a debt collector from robocalling or texting without consent an individual for purposes of collecting a debt owed to or guaranteed by the federal government.
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2019-02-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR77IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that financial institutions and other companies should work proactively with their customers affected by the shutdown of the Federal Government who may be facing short-term financial hardship and long-term damage to t...
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2019-01-29
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB819IntroProtecting Families from Government Shutdowns Act This bill makes it unlawful for an entity to do any of the following with respect to a person if the person is unable to meet an obligation because government service is unavailable during a lapse in ...
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2019-01-29
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
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