Colorado Announces Required Changes to Collection Notices

On June 30th of this year, Colorado quietly tidied up some pieces of legislation and made a change to how collection agencies communicate with consumers.

Per the text of Colorado House Bill 20-1402, starting on 1 July 2020, agencies collecting debt from Colorado consumers need to update the language on the first notice sent.

Before 30 June 2020, collection agencies collecting in Colorado were required to inform consumers of their rights under the Colorado Fair Debt Colletion Practices Act. The language Colorado expected to see was this:

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