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house Bill H.R. 2722

Ability to Repay Verification Enabling Act

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      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJuly 18th, 2013

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Ability to Repay Verification Enabling Act

Official Title

To prohibit the Secretary of Labor from enforcing any requirement that consumer reporting agencies that serve only as a secure conduit to data from State unemployment compensation agencies obtain and maintain an individual's informed consent agreement when verifying income and employment with such agencies, and for other purposes.


Ability to Repay Verification Enabling Act - Prohibits the Secretary of Labor from implementing, enforcing, or administering the requirement in the Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 19-12, dated May 23, 2012, that a third-party consumer reporting agency obtain an informed consent agreement from an individual in order to obtain from a state agency confidential unemployment compensation information about the individual, if the consumer reporting agency: (1) serves only as a secure conduit to data from state unemployment compensation agencies, and (2) is not an agent of the individual.

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