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The consumer protection division is composed of attorneys and professional staff the division enforces the consumer protection act ( rcw 1986 ) and other statutes to help keep the washington marketplace free of unfair and deceptive practices. The us department of the treasury submitted draft legislation for the consumer financial protection agency act of 2009 in july, shortly after the department proposed this new agency as part of the administration's overall plan to reform financial services regulation. Consumers whose consumer rights have been violated or denied may seek assistance with the agencies listed below: the office of the attorney general establishes and operates projects and programs to protect california consumers from fraudulent, unfair, and illegal activities that victimize consumers or threaten public safety. Find your state's consumer protection office government agencies and elected officials consumer issues.
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Consumer protection act an act to provide for the promotion and protection of consumer interest, in relation to the supply of goods and the provision of services in order to ensure protection of life, health and safety of consumers and others, the establishment of a consumer affairs commission and for connected purposes. The impact of the dodd-frank act on financial stability and consolidate consumer protection in one agency with regulatory agency that has had as much impact in its first few years. The department of consumer affairs' division of investigation (doi) is a law enforcement agency that protects california consumers and licensees by investigating violations of california's laws, regulations, and professional standards.
The consumer financial protection bureau opened for business on july 21 if you don't know what the cfpb is, you're not alone a recent poll by consumers union found that 32 percent of respondents were not aware that the federal government had formed the agency. No question that many people want to see the back of the consumer financial protection bureau, or cfpb — preferably from above, looking into a grave where the agency lies, face down, quiet and. The consumer financial protection bureau was born out of the 2008 financial crisis it was intended to be a federal watchdog of sorts, cracking down on predatory lending and shady financial. The consumer and environmental protection agency (cepa) prevents, preserves, and improves environmental factors affecting the health and safety of the environment and the community.