Comment Letters

August 4, 2020 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: CFPB

"Disclosures that the Bureau is currently proposing, which are meant to make consumers aware of their rights concerning old, expired debt, are inadequate to combat the pervasive harms caused by collectors’ deceptive practices in this area."

July 29, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: CFPB, COVID-19

NACA sends letter to House Financial Services Committee in anticipation of a hearing on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's semi-annual report.

July 28, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: CFPB, Congress, COVID-19

In anticipation of the Senate Banking Committee's hearing on CFPB's Semi-Annual Report, NACA inks letter to the committee: "the CFPB’s lackluster performance over the past year, particularly in light of the extraordinary health and economic crisis this country now faces, puts the U.S. financial marketplace and the millions of consumers who participate in it at risk."

July 22, 2020 | Filed under: Student Loans | Tagged with: COVID-19, student protection

NACA joined a letter to congressional leaders urging them to strengthen oversight of COVID-19 related aid to higher education institutions, particularly for-profit colleges, in any future relief packages.

July 16, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: Access to justice, civil justice, COVID-19

NACA joined a letter to congressional leaders urging them to oppose H.R. 7059, the Coronavirus Provider Protection Act, which would grant health care services and entities, including nursing homes, immunity from lawsuits. 

July 15, 2020 | Filed under: Student Loans | Tagged with: student debt, student lending, student loans, student protection

NACA and 102 other community, civil rights, consumer, and student advocacy groups sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to insist on student cancellation in the next COVID-19 relief package.

July 3, 2020 | Filed under: Telephone Consumer Protection Act | Tagged with: FCC, TCPA

NACA joined consumer groups to submit comments to the Federal Communications Commission on how to best protect consumers from "one-ring" scam phone calls. 

July 3, 2020 | Filed under: Telephone Consumer Protection Act | Tagged with: FCC, TCPA

NACA joined consumer groups on a comment submitted to the Federal Communications Commission on how to further implement the Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act.

June 23, 2020 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: COVID-19, Debt Collection

NACA and 103 other small business, nonprofit, consumer, community, human rights, and civil rights organizations sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to adopt debt collection protection provisions from HEROES Act in the next COVID-19 recovery package. The provisions are necessary to give consumers, small businesses, and non-profits a path towards financial recovery.

June 18, 2020 | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest | Tagged with: COVID-19

NACA joined 25 other public interest groups on a letter to Congressional leaders urging stronger guidelines for collecting and disseminating data related to the federal government's COVID-19 response.

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