California Passes Fair Debt Buying Practices Act 2014

The California General Assembly Monday unanimously passed a bill titled the Fair Debt Buying Practices Act, California SB 233, bringing in a new set of protections for consumers dealing with debt collectors. The bill passed the Assembly Monday on a 72-0 vote, and passed the state Senate on a 36-0 unanimous vote in May. The measure now goes to California Governor Jerry Brown for his signature. Continue reading