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2009 Senate Bill 5164: Restricting communications for collecting delinquent small loans
Introduced by Sen. Jean Berkey, (D-Everett) (D) on January 15, 2009
Prohibits check cashers and sellers from communicating with a borrower in such a manner as to harass, intimidate, abuse, or embarrass a borrower, including but not limited to communication at an unreasonable hour, with unreasonable frequency, by threats of force or violence, or by use of offensive language. (See also Companion HB 1310).   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Committee on January 15, 2009
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on January 29, 2009
Received in the House on February 27, 2009
Referred to the House Financal Institutions & Insurance Committee on February 27, 2009
Referred to the House Rules Committee on March 12, 2009
Signed by Gov. Christine Gregoire on March 25, 2009