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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Late Fee Emergency Relief Act of 2001

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit creditors from imposing late fees, increasing interest rates, or submitting adverse credit information with regard to the account of a consumer whose mail service has been disrupted due to a biological, chemical, or radiological attack, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

10/29/2001Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

11/02/2001Referred to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit.
Action By: Committee on Financial Services
10/29/2001Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/29/2001Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (35)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 11/01/2001
Rep. Roukema, Marge [R-NJ-5] 11/01/2001
Rep. Grucci, Felix J., Jr. [R-NY-1] 11/01/2001
Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-20] 11/06/2001
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 11/06/2001
Rep. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ-13] 11/06/2001
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] 11/08/2001
Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11] 11/08/2001
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3] 11/13/2001
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] 11/13/2001
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21] 11/13/2001
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9] 11/13/2001
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3] 11/14/2001
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 11/14/2001
Rep. Mink, Patsy T. [D-HI-2] 11/15/2001
Rep. Bonior, David E. [D-MI-10] 11/15/2001
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 11/15/2001
Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15] 11/15/2001
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18] 11/15/2001
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] 11/15/2001
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 11/16/2001
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-9] 11/27/2001
Rep. McHugh, John M. [R-NY-24] 11/29/2001
Rep. McKinney, Cynthia A. [D-GA-4] 11/29/2001
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] 12/04/2001
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23] 12/04/2001
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 12/04/2001
Rep. Rivers, Lynn N. [D-MI-13] 12/05/2001
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] 12/06/2001
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11] 12/11/2001
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-29] 12/11/2001
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] 12/19/2001
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 01/23/2002
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9] 01/23/2002
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-9] 02/27/2002

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Financial Services10/29/2001 Referred to
House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit11/02/2001 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/29/2001)

Late Fee Emergency Relief Act of 2001 - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to limit the late fee and annual percentage rate increase imposed upon a consumer credit obligation in the case of any consumer whose principal residence is located in a postal zip code designated by the Postmaster General as a biological, chemical, or radiological attack-related mail disruption area.

Requires the Postmaster General to: (1) designate such an area promptly for a 30-day period following any such mail disruption; and (2) disseminate monthly to specified agencies and publish in the Federal Register the postal zip codes designated as mail disruption areas.