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CFPB Bulletin 2022-02: Compliance Bulletin on the Electronic Fund Transfer Act’s Compulsory Use Prohibition and Government Benefit Accounts

Section 913 of the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA) provides, among other things, that no person may require a consumer to establish an account for receipt of electronic fund transfers with a particular financial institution as a condition of receipt of a government benefit. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is issuing this Compliance Bulletin to reiterate that this prohibition in EFTA applies to government benefit accounts.

CFPB Bulletin 2022-02

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