S.2328 - Fair Debt Collection Practices Technical Clarification Act of 2014113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] (Introduced 05/13/2014)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/13/2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2328 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/13/2014)
Fair Debt Collection Practices Technical Clarification Act of 2014 - Amends the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to exclude from the definition of "debt collector" any law firm or licensed attorney: (1) serving, filing, or conveying formal legal pleadings, discovery requests, or other documents pursuant to the applicable rules of civil procedure; or (2) communicating in, or at the direction of, a court of law or in depositions or settlement conferences, in connection with a pending legal action to collect a debt on behalf of a client.
Prohibits such amendments from being construed to exempt any law firm or licensed attorney engaged in any activity other than those activities specifically described in the amendments from being subject to any other applicable provision of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.