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Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS:

  • State Updates: Illinois, Nevada, New York
  • RMAI Legislative Fund
  • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

 


State Updates: Order Extended, Stay Lifted, Courts Reopened, Guidance Issued

Illinois Governor Extends Executive Order Through July 26, 2020

On June 26, 2020, the Governor of Illinois announced an extension of the state’s COVID-19 Emergency Declaration through July 26, 2020. For reasons too numerous […]

2020-07-09T13:46:07-07:00July 9, 2020|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: New York City DCA Update on Foreign Language Rule

As of today, RMAI has still not seen an official statement posted on the New York City Department of Consumer Affair’s (DCA’s) website announcing that they are offering the “60-day enforcement grace period” on its foreign language rule which was promised the industry. Consequently, RMAI recommends that the members proceed under the assumption that full […]

2020-06-25T15:53:11-07:00June 26, 2020|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: Colorado Governor to Sign Temporary Law Impacting Garnishment & Bank Levies – Law Takes Effect the Same Day It Is Signed

RMAI anticipates that any day now Colorado Governor Jared Polis will sign into law Senate Bill 211 which prohibits new “extraordinary collection actions” until November 1, 2020, when a consumer informs a judgment creditor that they have experienced a COVID-19 hardship. While the Governor has until July 19, 2020 to sign the bill, we […]

2020-06-25T14:43:20-07:00June 25, 2020|Member Alerts|

Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS

  • State Updates: New York
  • RMAI Legislative Fund
  • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

Holiday Notification: Due to the 4th of July holiday, we will not publish a weekly COVID-19 Member Alert on July 2, 2020. We will resume weekly COVID-19 Member Alerts on July 9, 2020.

 


State Updates: NY Court Operations

New York

New York State Courts Electronic Filing System

Effective […]

2020-06-25T14:37:28-07:00June 25, 2020|Member Alerts|

Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS

  • State Updates: New York
  • RMAI Legislative Fund
  • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

State Updates: NY Court Operations and Debt Collection Status

New York

More New York State In-Person Courthouse Operations Restored

More good news from the State of New York. Chief Judge DiFiore announced five of the state’s upstate regions have entered Phase 3 of the state’s economic […]

2020-06-18T13:23:08-07:00June 18, 2020|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: Urgent Notice Regarding New York City Collections

June 12, 2020: On May 28, 2020, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA or Department) adopted new rules requiring debt collectors to inform consumers about whether foreign language access services are available and to retain records relating to language access services. Specifically, these rules require debt collectors as of June 27, 2020 […]

2020-06-18T13:37:20-07:00June 12, 2020|Member Alerts|

Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS

  • State Updates: Washington, New Mexico, Indiana, New York
  • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

 


State Updates: Debt Collection Status and Reopening Guidance

Washington

Proclamation by the Governor – Debt Collection Prohibition Extended through June 17, 2020

On May 29, 2020, the Governor of Washington issued an Order extending the restrictions placed on garnishment proceedings. The purpose of the Order is […]

2020-06-11T13:30:10-07:00June 11, 2020|Member Alerts|

Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS

  • State Updates: Nevada, New York
  • Federal Update: HEROES Act
  • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

State Updates: Reopening Guidance and Court Operations

Nevada

Nevada Financial Institutions Division – Collection Agencies Can Operate

The Nevada Financial Institutions Division (FID) released updated guidance today advising that collection agency licensees can operate their business while following state and federal orders and guidance. To view […]

2020-06-05T15:02:51-07:00June 5, 2020|Member Alerts|