The Path to
Credit Card Reform
The "CARD" Act
May 22, 2009 signified the passage of landmark consumer-friendly legislation -- The Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act. The law was phased in over nine months and offers American families significant relief from cruel credit card practices. Follow the path to credit card reform as new provisions are phased in.
Browse Credit Cards - Policy & Legislation - Congress
- Congressional Research Service Memo re H.R. 627
May 12, 2009
This memorandum provides a comparative analysis of H.R. 627 (the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights Act of 2009), as passed by the House on April 30, 2009, and the amendment in the nature of a substitute prepared by the Senate Banking Committee.
- Testimony of Kathleen Keest In Regards To HR 2309
May 12, 2009
Testimony of Kathleen E. Keest on behalf of the Center for Responsible Lending, Consumer Federation of America, and the National Consumer Law Center before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection Committee on Energy and Commerce in regards to H.R. 2309: The Consumer Credit and Debt Protection Act.
- Improving Credit Card Consumer Protection: Recent Industry and Regulatory Initiatives
June 7, 2007
Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services