S.3153 - Financial Consumer Hotline Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 06/18/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/18/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.|
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Summary: S.3153 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/18/2008)
Financial Consumer Hotline Act of 2008 - Amends the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to require federal financial institution regulatory agencies, coordinating through the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council, to establish: (1) a single, toll-free telephone number for consumer complaints and inquiries concerning institutions under their jurisdiction; and (2) a system for routing such calls to the federal financial institution regulatory agency that primarily supervises the financial institution, or that is otherwise the appropriate agency to address the subject of the complaint or inquiry.
Cites circumstances under which state agencies may receive appropriate call transfers from such federal systems.