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Category: Final rule

Debt Collection Practices (Regulation F)

This rule revises Regulation F, 12 CFR part 1006, which implements the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), to prescribe Federal rules governing the activities of debt collectors, as that term is defined in the FDCPA. The final rule addresses, among other things, communications in connection with debt collection and prohibitions on harassment or abuse, false or misleading representations, and unfair practices in debt collection.

Final rule

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Table of contents

Proposed rule with request for public comment

Read it in the Federal Register

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Supplemental proposal on time-barred debt

Debt Collection Practices (Regulation F) Supplemental Proposal on Time-Barred Debt

Pre-proposal publications

Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Small Business Review Panel Outline

Small Business Review Panel Report and Appendices

CFPB Debt Collections Operations Study

CFPB Debt Collection Consumer Survey