Legislation

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On behalf of our low income clients, we are monitoring the following legislative activities. Visit Congress.gov for the status of a bill or to contact a member by phone or email (or call the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121). You can find out who your representative is here, and Members’ Twitter handles are here. You can also email your representatives.

Note: For more materials on a particular subject area, visit our Issues page.

Arbitration

  • S. 610 (Sen. Blumenthal)/H.R. 1423 (Rep. Johnson), Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act. Consumer support letter on House and Senate bills.
  • S. 630 (Sen. Brown) Arbitration Fairness for Consumers Act. Support.
  • S. 608 (Sen. Durbin) Court Legal Access and Student Support (CLASS) Act. Support.

Consumer Financial Protection

  • (Sen. Harris) Accountability for Wall Street Executives Act of 2019. Support.
  • H.R. 1500 (Rep. Waters) Consumer First Act. Support letter.

Credit Reporting

  • S. 2685 (Senators Reed and Van Hollen): Consumer Credit Control Act. Support letter.
  • S. 1336 (Senators Warren and Warner):  Data Breach Prevention and Compensation Act. Support.
  • (Rep. Waters) Comprehensive Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act of 2019. Support letter.

Debt Collection

Earned Income Tax Credit

  • H.R. 3157 (Rep. Kildee), S. 1138 (Sen. Brown) Working Family Tax Relief Act. Support letter to Senate and House.

Fair Lending

  • H.R. 2324 (Rep. Garcia) /S. 1205 (Sen. Gillibrand), Protections in Consumer Lending Act. Support.

Housing

  • H.R. 2445 (Rep. Emmer), Self-Employed Mortgage Access Act of 2019. Support.
  • H.R. 4783 (Reps. Green, Chu, Garcia and Clay), LEP Data Acquisition in Mortgage Lending Act of 2019. Support.
  • H.R. 3141 (Rep. Phillips) FHA Loan Affordability Act of 2019. Support.
  • S. 2279 (Sen. Cortez Masto)/H.R. 3958 (Rep. Waters), FHA Foreclosure Prevention Act. Support.
  • S. 571 (Sen. Merkley) Residential Rent to Own Protection Act. Support.
  • S. 787 (Sen. Warren) American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019. Support letter.
  • S. 331 (Sen. Cortez Masto)/H.R. 936 (Rep. Velasquez), Home Loan Quality Transparency Act. Support.

Overdraft Fees

  • H.R. 4254 (Rep. Maloney), Overdraft Protection Act of 2019. Support.

Payday Loans

Privacy and Data Breaches

  • Coalition letter urging Congress to prioritize civil rights in upcoming privacy legislation, Feb. 13, 2019

Student Loans

  • S. 1153 (Senators Baldwin, Braun,  Shaheen and Fischer) Stop Student Debt Relief Scams Act of 2019. Support.
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For more information about NCLC’s advocacy for consumer rights, learn about the Spanogle Center for Consumer Advocacy.

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Legislative Activities Archive

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