New bill SB 616, just signed into law, will provide consumers protection from bank levies by requiring debt collectors to leave $1,724, or the estimated cost of living for a family of four for one month. But the picture is more complicated.
Sharon Djemal is a consumer rights attorney and is the Director of the Consumer Justice Clinic at the East Bay Community Law Center (@EBCLCNews) in Berkeley, California. Listen to Sharon’s speak on SB 616 and its implications for consumer rights starting at the 40 min. mark!