S. 1773 - Consumer Reporting Fairness Act of 2015

Finance and financial sector. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to require creditors to inform consumer reporting agencies that certain debts have been discharged in bankruptcy cases. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Consumer Reporting Fairness Act of 2015

S. 1773 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to require creditors to inform consumer reporting agencies that certain debts have been discharged in bankruptcy cases. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to require creditors to inform consumer reporting agencies that certain debts have been discharged in bankruptcy cases.
Other Titles
  • Consumer Reporting Fairness Act of 2015
  • Consumer Reporting Fairness Act of 2015
Sponsor
Sherrod Brown
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Consumer credit
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced7/15/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced7/15/2015
    7/15/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    7/15/2015Introduced in Senate
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Consumer groups, which…

    supported this bill

    Consumer groups$750
    $750

    9 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Consumer Reporting Fairness Act of 2015

    9 organizations supported this bill

    Americans for Financial Reform
    Office of Senator Sherrod Brown (2015, July 15). Brown Introduces Bill to Strengthen Credit Reporting Accuracy. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from Sherrod Brown Senator for Ohio.
    Center for Responsible Lending
    Office of Senator Sherrod Brown (2015, July 15). Brown Introduces Bill to Strengthen Credit Reporting Accuracy. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from Sherrod Brown Senator for Ohio.
    Consumer Action
    Office of Senator Sherrod Brown (2015, July 15). Brown Introduces Bill to Strengthen Credit Reporting Accuracy. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from Sherrod Brown Senator for Ohio.
    Consumer Federation of America
    Office of Senator Sherrod Brown (2015, July 15). Brown Introduces Bill to Strengthen Credit Reporting Accuracy. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from Sherrod Brown Senator for Ohio.
    Consumers Union
    Office of Senator Sherrod Brown (2015, July 15). Brown Introduces Bill to Strengthen Credit Reporting Accuracy. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from Sherrod Brown Senator for Ohio.
    National Association of Consumer Advocates
    National Association of Consumer Advocates & National Consumer Law Center (2015, July 15). NCLC, NACA Statement Regarding Fair Consumer Reporting in Bankruptcy Act of 2015. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from National Association of Consumer Advocates.
    National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
    Office of Senator Sherrod Brown (2015, July 15). Brown Introduces Bill to Strengthen Credit Reporting Accuracy. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from Sherrod Brown Senator for Ohio.
    Public Citizen
    Office of Senator Sherrod Brown (2015, July 15). Brown Introduces Bill to Strengthen Credit Reporting Accuracy. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from Sherrod Brown Senator for Ohio.
    U.S. PIRG
    Office of Senator Sherrod Brown (2015, July 15). Brown Introduces Bill to Strengthen Credit Reporting Accuracy. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from Sherrod Brown Senator for Ohio.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from Consumer groups interest groups, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Tom CottonRAR$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$0$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    James LankfordROK$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Tom CottonRAR$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$0$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    James LankfordROK$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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