JOINT COMMITTEE INFO BRIEFING ON PAYDAY LOAN POLICIES
WHO: Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health, and House Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
WHAT: Informational Briefing
WHERE: Conference Room 229
WHEN: Friday, December 8, 2017
Senator Rosalyn Baker (S Dist. 6 – South and West Maui), Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health, along with Representative Roy Takumi (H Dist. 35 - Pearl City, Manana, Waipi‘o), Chair of the House Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce, are holding an informational briefing on Fri., December 8, 2017 in Conference Room 229 at 9:00 a.m. to review the current payday lending laws and how these policies are impacting the community.
Stephens Levins, Executive director for the State Office of Consumer Protection, will provide the current status of payday lending in Hawai‘i. Nick Bourke, Director of Consumer Finance with The Pew Charitable Trusts, is scheduled to present the
payday loan reform efforts occurring across the country. Jeff Gilbreath of Hawai‘i Community Lending will discuss local initiatives to provide sustainable small-dollar loans.
To view the informational briefing notice: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/hearingnotices/HEARING_CPH-CPC_12-08-17_INFO_.HTM
For further information or if you require auxiliary aids or services to participate in the informational briefing (i.e. ASL or foreign language interpreter, or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Office of Sen. Baker at 586-6070 so that arrangements can be made.
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