Apparently Creditor Friendly North Carolina Debt Collection Law Revision Surprises Some

On August 5 the General Assembly of North Carolina passed Senate Bill 678 which amended the State’s debt collector statutes to more nearly conform to the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The following changes were made.

§ 75-50. Definitions. A new definition was added:

“Location information” means information about a consumer’s place of abode, any telephone numbers used by the consumer, and information about the consumer’s place of employment.”

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