As used in this subchapter-
15 U.S.C. § 1692a
AMENDMENTS2010-Par. (1). Pub. L. 111-203 added par. (1) and struck out former par. (1) which read as follows: "The term 'Commission' means the Federal Trade Commission." 1986-Par. (6). Pub. L. 99-361 in provision preceding cl. (A) substituted "clause (F)" for "clause (G)", struck out cl. (F) which excluded any attorney-at-law collecting a debt as an attorney on behalf of and in the name of a client from term "debt collector", and redesignated cl. (G) as (F).
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2010 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 111-203 effective on the designated transfer date, see section 1100H of Pub. L. 111-203 set out as a note under sectionof Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
EFFECTIVE DATESection 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 sectionof this title.