Electronic Fund Transfer Consumer Protection Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Conusmer Affairs of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, on S. 2065 ... October 3, 4, and 5, 1977

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Page 71 - A creditor may not be held liable in any action brought under this section for a violation of this chapter if the creditor shows by a preponderance of evidence that the violation was not intentional and resulted from a bona fide error notwithstanding the maintenance of procedures reasonably adapted to avoid any such error.
Page 96 - BROOKE) introduced the following bill, which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs A BILL To amend the Truth in Lending Act to protect consumers against careless and unfair billing practices, and for other purposes.
Page 62 - Consumers Union is a nonprofit membership organization chartered in 1936 under the laws of the State of New York to provide information, education and counsel about consumer goods and services and the management of family income. Consumers Union's income is derived solely from the sale of Consumer Reports, its other publications and films. Expenses of occasional public service efforts may be met, in part, by nonrestrictive, noncommercial contributions, grants and fees.
Page 203 - ... security of deposits, stop payment services, and proof of payment (as discussed in subsequent recommendations) Advantages and Disadvantages of the Open Entry Approach The primary benefit of the open entry approach from the consumer's point of view is the possible price advantage that might result. EFT is expected to provide cost reductions to financial institutions, which would be passed on to the consumer in the form of increased returns on deposits and possibly lower charges on loans. (For...
Page 273 - Conduct a thorough study and Investigation and recommend appropriate administrative action and legislation necessary in connection with the possible development of public or private electronic fund transfer systems, taking Into account, among other thlngs-- 1.
Page 41 - Inadvertent error means a mechanical, electronic, or clerical error that a creditor demonstrates was not intentional and occurred notwithstanding the maintenance of procedures reasonably adapted to avoid any such error.
Page 116 - ... the Federal Trade Commission Act are available to the Commission to enforce compliance by any person with this title, irrespective of whether that person is engaged in commerce or meets any other jurisdictional tests in the Federal Trade Commission Act...
Page 46 - It is intended to replace separate statutes in twenty-nine states which regulate stop-payment orders. 2. The position taken by this section is that stopping payment is a service which depositors expect and are entitled to receive from banks notwithstanding its difficulty, inconvenience and expense. The inevitable occasional losses through failure to stop should be borne by the banks as a cost of the business of banking.
Page 41 - ... from the transferor or his agent in writing. For the purposes of this section, delivery to either husband or wife shall be deemed delivery to a transferee, unless the contract affecting the transfer states otherwise. (d) No transfer of title of real property shall be invalidated solely because of the failure of any person to comply with the provisions of this section unless such failure is an act or omission which would be a valid ground for rescission of such transfer in the absence of this...

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