To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act hearing before the Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage of the Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, on H.R. 237 ... October 22, 1985. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs and Coinage.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .

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  • Collection laws -- United States.,
  • Consumer credit -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Lawyers -- United States.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .B536 1985e
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Paginationiii, 172 p. :
Number of Pages172
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Open LibraryOL2493654M
LC Control Number87600612

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