The House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Legislation to Protect Consumers and Small Business Owners from Abusive Debt Collection Practices,” on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 10:00 a.m.  The hearing will also be live streamed.

The following witnesses are scheduled to testify:

  • Rev. Dr. Cassandra Gould, Pastor, Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church (Jefferson City, MO) and Executive Director, Missouri Faith Voices
  • Bhairavi Desai, Executive Director, New York Taxi Workers Alliance
  • April Kuehnhoff, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center
  • Professor Dalié Jiménez, Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law
  • Sarah Auchterlonie, Shareholder, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
  • John H. Bedard, Jr., Bedard Law Group, P.C.

The Committee Memorandum and related legislation can be found here.