On behalf of our low income clients, we are monitoring the following legislative activities. To find out the status of a bill and current co-sponsors, visit www.thomas.gov.
Note: For more materials on a particular subject area, visit our Issues page.
Letters supporting the Private Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2013 (Cohen) and the Fairness for Struggling Students Act of 2013 (Durbin) permitting dischargeability of private student loans, Feb 6, 2013
Letter opposing H.R. 1566, the "Consumer Credit Access, Innovation, and Modernization Act" (May 6, 2013) creating a federal charter for internet payday and other lenders.
Letter supporting Protecting Consumers from Unreasonable Credit Rates Act (Durbin), April 9, 2013
Letter supporting the Stopping Abuse and Fraud in Electronic (SAFE) Lending Act of 2013 (Bonamici), March 4, 2013
Legislative Activities Archive