H1219 GENERAL BILL by Long (Compare 1ST ENG/H 5603, H 7233, CS/CS/CS/S 2086,
Department of Financial Services; Revises duties of DFS' Division of
Consumer Services relating to OIR; specifies that complaints about sales
& finance or title loans be submitted to OFR; repeals provisions
relating to commercial collection practices; requires consumer
collection agencies to be licensed instead of registered; limits
effective period of license to 2 years; requires licensee to obtain
surety bond; authorizes DFS to investigate license applicants, etc.
EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/01/2010.
02/23/10 HOUSE Filed
03/02/10 HOUSE Introduced -HJ 00110
03/03/10 HOUSE Referred to Insurance, Business, & Financial Affairs Policy
(GGPC); Government Operations Appropriations (CGHC); General
Government Policy Council -HJ 00204
04/30/10 HOUSE Died in Committee on Insurance, Business, & Financial Affairs
Policy (GGPC), companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 2086