H. R. 6706
To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to preclude law firmsand licensed attorneys from the definition of a debt collector whentaking certain actions.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
27, 2012Mr. J
introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committeeon Financial Services
To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to precludelaw firms and licensed attorneys from the definition of a debt collector when taking certain actions.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Fair Debt Collection
Practices Technical Correction Act of 2012’’.
SEC. 2. LEGAL PROCEEDING EXCEPTION.
Section 803(6) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices
Act (12 U.S.C. 1692a(6)) is amended—
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