On May 15, House Democrats passed on the Heroes Act, a $3 trillion package that revives, among other things, many of the severe debt collection-related restrictions House Democrats have been pushing since the start of the pandemic.  Although the Heroes Act has no promise of becoming law, the Act, combined with other federal and state debt collection proposals and emergency regulations, may inform future legislative and regulatory proposals as temporary financial services relief programs come to an end. In this Legal Alert, we analyze the various federal and state debt collection-related actions that may offer a glimpse into the future of debt collection as we know it.


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