2016 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade
Chapter 41 - Consumer Credit Protection
Subchapter V - Debt Collection Practices
Sec. 1692h - Multiple debts

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Citation 15 U.S.C. § 1692h (2016)
Section Name §1692h. Multiple debts
Section Text

If any consumer owes multiple debts and makes any single payment to any debt collector with respect to such debts, such debt collector may not apply such payment to any debt which is disputed by the consumer and, where applicable, shall apply such payment in accordance with the consumer's directions.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 90–321, title VIII, §810, as added Pub. L. 95–109, Sept. 20, 1977, 91 Stat. 880.)

Editorial Notes EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective upon the expiration of six months after Sept. 20, 1977, see section 819 of Pub. L. 90–321, as added by Pub. L. 95–109, set out as a note under section 1692 of this title.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 41 - CONSUMER CREDIT PROTECTION
SUBCHAPTER V - DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES
Sec. 1692h - Multiple debts
Contains section 1692h
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large Reference 91 Stat. 880
Public Law References Public Law 90-321, Public Law 95-109
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