Texas Tribune: House Limits Payday Lender Telemarketing
May 6, 2015
Legislation passed by the House on Wednesday will prohibit payday lenders and auto title loan businesses from placing telemarketing calls to Texans on the “do not call” list. The measure now heads to the Senate.
House Bill 411 by state Rep. Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie, closes a loophole that currently allows so-called “credit access businesses” to make unsolicited calls to individuals, regardless of whether the company has an established relationship with them.
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