HB 1310 - Payday Loan Restrictions - Colorado Key Vote

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Title: Payday Loan Restrictions

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Vote to pass a bill that caps the interest rate that lenders may charge on a deferred deposit loan.


- Caps the annual interest rate for deferred deposit loans at 45 percent [sec. 3 (1) (b)]. - Limits the finance charges to no more than $20 for the first $100 loaned, $10 for every $100 loaned thereafter, and $60 altogether [sec. 3 (a) (1) (a)]. - Prohibits lenders from charging prepayment penalties for early payments of deferred deposit loans [sec. 3 (2)]. - Prohibits lender from knowingly making a deferred deposit loan to anyone who already has an outstanding deferred deposit loan (Sec. 4). - Requires lenders to post a notice in a prominent place on each deferred deposit loan agreement explaining that state law prohibits deferred deposit loans from exceeding $500 plus applicable charges at one time, and that you have the right to rescind the transaction by 5 P.M. the following business day (Sec. 5).