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ACANEWS

Tell It Like It Is: Washington Hears
from ACA Members
Washington Insights Fly-In attendees received an informative update from
FCC Commissioner O'Rielly, along with meetings from other leadership.
By Kim Coghill

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CA International members
packed a Washington, D.C.,
conference room in May when
Federal Communications Commission
Commissioner Michael O'Rielly took the
podium to provide updates on various
issues, including potential policies related
to call blocking and labeling, safe harbors
and robocalls.
Before an engaged crowd, O'Rielly
fielded questions and even offered words of
praise: "If only the world knew how much
effort you devote to keeping people in their
homes, current on other loan payments,
and out of bankruptcy."
O'Rielly's presentation was one of the
last events of ACA's Washington Insights
Fly-In, which featured approximately
120 meetings between ACA members
and members of Congress. Among other
highlights, attendees were presented
with great opportunities to discuss the
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's

Mark Neeb, Michael O'Rielly, Rick Perr, Jay Gonsalves and Jack W. Brown.

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proposed debt collection rule as well
as Telephone Consumer Protection Act
reform, the Telephone Robocall Abuse
Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence
Act (TRACED) Act, the impact of call
blocking and labeling and Operation
Chokepoint.
In addition to Capitol Hill meetings,
Leah Dempsey, ACA's senior counsel
and vice president of federal advocacy,
led a delegation that included ACA CEO
Mark Neeb, ACA Board President Jack W.
Brown III and members Brian Watkins
and Elizabeth Kersey, to a meeting with
officials from the U.S. Department of
Treasury. And Karen Scheibe Eliason,
ACA's vice president and senior counsel,
led members Leslie Bender, Chris
Coffman, Candye Daughhetee and Irene
Hoheusle in a meeting with the FCC.
Kim Coghill is ACA International's vice
president of communications.

U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. (center), met with ACA's former board
president Jay Gonsalves and Courtney Reynaud, president of the
California Association of Collectors.

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., let ACA Treasurer G. Scott Purcell test his seat during the Washington Insights Fly-In.
Brian Watkins of Southern Oregon Credit Service Inc. attended the Hill meeting as well.

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Collector – July 2019

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
Collector – July 2019 - Cover1
Collector – July 2019 - Cover2
Collector – July 2019 - 1
Collector – July 2019 - 2
Collector – July 2019 - 3
Collector – July 2019 - Upfront
Collector – July 2019 - 5
Collector – July 2019 - Industry News
Collector – July 2019 - 7
Collector – July 2019 - 8
Collector – July 2019 - 9
Collector – July 2019 - Best Practices
Collector – July 2019 - 11
Collector – July 2019 - FYI
Collector – July 2019 - 13
Collector – July 2019 - Collection Tips
Collector – July 2019 - 15
Collector – July 2019 - What you need to know about the CFPB’s proposed new rule for the debt collection industry
Collector – July 2019 - 17
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 - 20
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Collector – July 2019 - 23
Collector – July 2019 - Celebrating 80 Years of Helping Members Succeed
Collector – July 2019 - 25
Collector – July 2019 - How Does ACA Help Members Succeed?
Collector – July 2019 - 27
Collector – July 2019 - 28
Collector – July 2019 - 29
Collector – July 2019 - A History of Advocacy
Collector – July 2019 - 31
Collector – July 2019 - 8 Decades of ACA’s Annual Convention
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Collector – July 2019 - 35
Collector – July 2019 - Calendar
Collector – July 2019 - Honor Roll
Collector – July 2019 - Education Spotlight
Collector – July 2019 - 39
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
Collector – July 2019 - 45
Collector – July 2019 - 46
Collector – July 2019 - 47
Collector – July 2019 - It’s All About You: Helping Members Succeed
Collector – July 2019 - 49
Collector – July 2019 - 50
Collector – July 2019 - 51
Collector – July 2019 - What is a Product Sandbox?
Collector – July 2019 - 53
Collector – July 2019 - in 11th Circuit Case Examining What Constitutes an ATDS
Collector – July 2019 - 55
Collector – July 2019 - ACA SearchPoint
Collector – July 2019 - Ad Index
Collector – July 2019 - Membership
Collector – July 2019 - 59
Collector – July 2019 - Last Word
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