|Title:||Debt Collection Practices (Regulation F)|
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this final rule to revise Regulation F, which implements the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and currently contains the procedures for State application for exemption from the provisions of the FDCPA. The Bureau is finalizing Federal rules governing the activities of debt collectors, as that term is defined in the FDCPA. The Bureau’s 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.
|Date proposed:||May 7, 2019|
|Comments due date:||Sept. 18, 2019 (extended from Aug. 19, 2019)|
|Final rule effective date:||Nov. 30, 2021|
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