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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act - FDCPA
A Federal law that limits the behavior and actions of debt collectors who are attempting to collect the debt for another person or entity. The law restricts the means and methods by which they can contact the debtor, as well as the time of day that c... More »

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_Debt_Collection_Practices_Act

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Pub. L. 95-109; 91 Stat. 874, codified as 15 U.S.C. § 1692 –1692p, approved on September 20, 1977 (and as  ...

www.ftc.gov/enforcement/rules/rulemaking-regulatory-reform-proceedings/fair-debt-collection-practices-act-text

As a public service, the staff of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has prepared the following complete text of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0149-debt-collection

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), which prohibits debt ...

www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/plain-language/fair-debt-collection-practices-act.pdf

Jul 21, 2010 ... Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. §§ 1692-1692p. Please note that the format of the text differs in minor ways from the. U.S. Code and West's ...

www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/supmanual/cch/fairdebt.pdf

The FDCPA defines a debt collector as any person who regularly collects, or attempts to collect, consumer debts for another person or institution or uses some  ...

www.law.cornell.edu/wex/fair_debt_collection_practices_act

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA): A Brief Overview of Federal LawA creditor may seek to collect an outstanding debt in several ways. For example, the ...

www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/15/chapter-41/subchapter-V

1692 - Congressional findings and declaration of purpose · § 1692a - Definitions · § 1692b - Acquisition of location information · § 1692c - Communication in ...

files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201603_cfpb-fair-debt-collection-practices-act.pdf

Mar 1, 2016 ... This report describes the federal government's efforts to administer the Fair Debt Collection. Practices Act (“FDCPA”) in 2015. Among different ...

www.creditcards.com/credit-card-news/help/fair-debt-collection-practices-act-6000.php

The first place to look for answers on what is and isn't allowed when debt collectors come calling is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The federal law,  ...