Summary: H.R.2911 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2911. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/28/2007)

Electronic Funds Transfer Equal Consumer Protection Act - Amends the the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to treat as an error any electronic fund transfer affecting the customer's account regarding a transaction for goods or services not accepted by or not delivered to the customer, or not in accordance with the agreement made at the time of the transaction.

Redefines electronic fund transfer to cover any transaction initiated through an electronic terminal, telephonic instrument, or computer, including transactions initiated through the use of a check card or a debit card.

Revises requirements for a financial institution's discretionary provisional recredit of a consumer's account after receiving notice of an error. Makes such a provisional recredit mandatory, within one business day after receipt of such a notice.

Revises requirements for prompt resolution of errors to authorize a financial institution to require a consumer to submit written confirmation of an oral error notice before it recredits provisionally the consumer's account.