The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection proposes to amend Regulation F, which implements the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), by proposing to require debt collectors to make certain disclosures when collecting time-barred debts.
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The Bureau is extending the comment period for the debt collection NPRM published May 21, 2019. Responses to the NPRM must now be received on or before September 18, 2019.
The Bureau proposes to amend Regulation F, which implements the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), to prescribe Federal rules governing the activities of debt collectors covered by the FDCPA.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the Bureau) is seeking comment, data, and information from the public about debt collection practices.