Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5571
Session Year 2016
 


AN ACT CONCERNING BANKING AND CONSUMER PROTECTIONS.

To (1) require licensing for companies engaged in the collection of federal income tax debt and to prohibit consumer collection agencies from collecting interest, fees, charges or expenses on debts absent an explicit agreement signed by a consumer debtor to the contrary; (2) protect individuals from causes of action for liability on debt brought by creditors or consumer collection agencies with insufficient evidence of ownership of the debt or association of such debt with the individual.

Introduced by:
Banks Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/26/2016Signed by the Governor
 5/16/2016Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
 5/16/2016Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 5/11/2016(LCO)Public Act 16-65
 5/3/2016On Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
 5/3/2016Senate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/3/2016Senate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A
 4/29/2016(LCO)File Number 758
 4/29/2016Senate Calendar Number 546
 4/29/2016Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/28/2016Immediate Transmittal to the Senate
 4/28/2016House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 4/28/2016House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 5426
 4/18/2016Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/18/2016No New File by Committee on Judiciary
 4/18/2016(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/18/2016(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/15/2016(JUD)Joint Favorable
 4/12/2016Referred by House to Committee on Judiciary
 4/4/2016(LCO)File Number 417
 4/4/2016House Calendar Number 281
 4/4/2016Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/4/2016(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/28/2016(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/04/16 10:00 AM
 3/16/2016(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/15/2016(BA)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/4/2016Public Hearing 03/08
 3/3/2016Referred to Joint Committee on Banks

Co-sponsors of HB-5571

Rep. Charlie L. Stallworth, 126th Dist.
Rep. Robyn A. Porter, 94th Dist.
Rep. Matthew Lesser, 100th Dist.
Rep. Eric C. Berthel, 68th Dist.
Rep. Bruce V. Morris, 140th Dist.
Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, 145th Dist.
Sen. Joseph J. Crisco, 17th Dist.
Sen. Gary A. Winfield, 10th Dist.
Sen. Steve Cassano, 4th Dist.

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