Summary: H.R.5021 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House (03/19/2020)

Ending Debt Collection Harassment Act of 2019

This bill prohibits a debt collector from sending electronic communications to a consumer without the consumer's consent. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may not issue rules that allow a debt collector to send unlimited electronic communications. Additionally, the CFPB must report on consumer complaints about electronic communications and enforcement actions taken against debt collectors.