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Member Alert: Support the RMAI Legislative Fund by Contributing Items to the 2021 Virtual Silent Auction

The RMAI 2021 Virtual Silent Auction is an exciting “kick-off” fundraising event for the 2021 RMAI Legislative Fund.  We are using an awesome website, Auctria.com, that allows everyone to join in the fun!  Don’t miss out on your company’s opportunity to participate by donating an item for bidding. We have a goal of 50 […]

2021-01-12T09:59:35-08:00January 12, 2021|Member Alerts|

Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS:

  • State Updates: Washington DC, Virginia
  • Federal Stimulus Funds Guidance
  • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

State Updates – Debt Collection Restrictions Extended, Emergency Relief Payments Exempted

Washington DC Extends Debt Collection Restrictions through May 30, 2021

On December 18, 2020, by Order of the Mayor of the District of Columbia, the District of Columbia’s public health emergency declaration […]

2021-01-07T11:14:48-08:00January 7, 2021|Member Alerts|

Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS:

  • State Updates: Nevada, Washington, Idaho, Arizona
  • Federal Stimulus Funds Guidance
  • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

State Updates – Temporary Guidance, Proposed Rule for Comment, Branch Licenses

Nevada Extends Work from Home Guidance to March 31, 2021
On December 15, 2020, the State of Nevada Department of Business and Industry Financial Institutions Division (NFID) announced the extension of its […]

2020-12-17T13:07:27-08:00December 17, 2020|Member Alerts|

Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS:

  • State Update: Washington
  • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

State Updates – Emergency Rule

Washington State Department of Licensing Extends Temporary Work from Home – Permanent Rule in Process

Effective October 20, 2020, the Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) confirmed its decision to extend the emergency rule allowing employees of collection agencies the option to work remotely on a […]

2020-11-05T14:33:11-08:00November 5, 2020|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces New Rule for Debt Collection – A Landmark Event for the Debt Purchasing and Collection Industry

On October 30, 2020, at approximately 1:00 P.M. Eastern, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released the long-awaited final Debt Collection Rule (Rule). This Rule, amending Regulation F, 12 CFR Part 1006, was promulgated by the CFPB at the direction of Congress to implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and prescribe Federal […]

2020-10-30T10:49:01-07:00October 30, 2020|Member Alerts|

Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS:

    • State Updates: Colorado, Virginia
    • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

State Updates – Order Extension, Automatic Exemption

Colorado Extends Period Restricting Use of Extraordinary Collection Activities Due to COVID-19

On October 25, 2020, the Administrator of Colorado’s Uniform Consumer Credit Code (“Administrator”), issued an Order, published in the Colorado Register on October 25, 2020, pursuant […]

2020-10-29T14:39:38-07:00October 29, 2020|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: RMAI Recommends Suspension of Communications to Consumers Affected by Hurricane Zeta – Louisiana Prohibits Telephonic Solicitations

RMAI extends its thoughts of support to all of those affected by Hurricane Zeta. RMAI recommends all members temporarily suspend collection calls and communications to consumers in the portions of the states of Louisiana and Mississippi directly affected by the hurricane.

The State of Louisiana issued a State of Emergency for Hurricane Zeta 144 JBE 2020 which extends from […]

2020-10-29T11:30:41-07:00October 29, 2020|Member Alerts|

Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS:

  • State Updates: Virginia
  • Renew Your Membership by December 31, 2020
  • Support the RMAI Legislative Fund
  • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

State Updates – Automatic Exemption of Emergency Relief Payments Pending

State of Virginia Protection of COVID Payments from Creditor Remedies

On October 16, 2020, the State of Virginia voted to amend Virginia Code Section 8.01-512.4 to:

  • Extend the […]
2020-10-29T14:08:56-07:00October 22, 2020|Member Alerts|

Weekly COVID-19 Member Alert

CONTENTS:

  • State Updates: Washington; Washington, D.C.
  • Support the RMAI Legislative Fund
  • RMAI COVID-19 Resources

State Updates – Order and Rule Extensions

Washington, D.C. Extends COVID Order

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mayor of Washington, D.C. issued a ban on collections within its jurisdiction to last until 60 days after the emergency order is lifted. The […]

2020-10-15T17:16:00-07:00October 15, 2020|Member Alerts|
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