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ACA members testify at the House
Subcommittee hearing on HR 29 in
March 1977.

The first meeting of ACA's National Legislative Council in 1969.

ACA staff and members participating in the 2012 Washington, D.C., fly-in event.

A GROUP EFFORT
ACA consistently takes the lead in
educating and informing policymakers
about issues of relevance to the industry,
but the association has also long understood
the power of the collective voice. For
instance, in the 1990s, as it worked to pass
the federal employee garnishment bill,
ACA initiated the Equal Judicial Remedies
Coalition, made up of businesses and
associations supporting legislation to end
the exemption of federal employees from
garnishment. (ACA's seven-year effort to
obtain this garnishment amendment was
ultimately resolved in 1993.)
And in 2001, ACA joined the Healthcare
Leadership Council, a Washington, D.C.based association of businesses in the

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health care industry that promoted the
interests of its members with Congress
and administrative agencies such as
HHS. Together, the group advocated for
modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule:
meeting with HHS and FTC representatives,
sending letters, testifying before the National
Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
and submitting comments and templates.
Thanks to ACA's two-year lobbying effort,
the final HIPAA Privacy Rules contained
many of the association's proposals, designed
to protect member businesses.
In 2015, the same day the Federal
Communications Commission released a
misguided order that was supposed to clarify
the TCPA, ACA and other petitioners filed a
lawsuit against the FCC in the U.S. Court of

Members help kick off ACA's
seven-year effort to amend the
federal employee garnishment
law at the 1986 Convention.

Howard Batzar, J. Dennis Mock, Missy Houston, Ronald Schneck
and Phil Rosenthal gathered at the White House Oct. 6, 1993, as
President Bill Clinton signed the Hatch Act Reform Bill, which
provided for federal employee wage garnishment.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Collector – July 2019

Upfront
Industry News
Best Practices
FYI
Collection Tips
What you need to know about the CFPB’s proposed new rule for the debt collection industry
“I don’t know about you, but I’ve literally never received a telegram and wouldn’t even know how to send one.”
Celebrating 80 Years of Helping Members Succeed
How Does ACA Help Members Succeed?
A History of Advocacy
8 Decades of ACA’s Annual Convention
Calendar
Honor Roll
Education Spotlight
Tell It Like It Is: Washington Hears From ACA Members
Collectors Challenge 2019: Getting Creative for a Good Cause
Balance it Out
Balance Billing Challenges Continue
It’s All About You: Helping Members Succeed
Sandbox Rules
What is a Product Sandbox?
in 11th Circuit Case Examining What Constitutes an ATDS
ACA SearchPoint
Ad Index
Membership
Last Word
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Collector – July 2019 - Best Practices
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Collector – July 2019 - FYI
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Collector – July 2019 - Collection Tips
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Collector – July 2019 - What you need to know about the CFPB’s proposed new rule for the debt collection industry
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Collector – July 2019 - “I don’t know about you, but I’ve literally never received a telegram and wouldn’t even know how to send one.”
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Collector – July 2019 - Celebrating 80 Years of Helping Members Succeed
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Collector – July 2019 - How Does ACA Help Members Succeed?
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Collector – July 2019 - A History of Advocacy
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Collector – July 2019 - 8 Decades of ACA’s Annual Convention
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Collector – July 2019 - Calendar
Collector – July 2019 - Honor Roll
Collector – July 2019 - Education Spotlight
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Collector – July 2019 - Tell It Like It Is: Washington Hears From ACA Members
Collector – July 2019 - 41
Collector – July 2019 - Collectors Challenge 2019: Getting Creative for a Good Cause
Collector – July 2019 - 43
Collector – July 2019 - Balance Billing Challenges Continue
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Collector – July 2019 - It’s All About You: Helping Members Succeed
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Collector – July 2019 - What is a Product Sandbox?
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Collector – July 2019 - ACA SearchPoint
Collector – July 2019 - Ad Index
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