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Protect Consumers from Overdraft Protection (NSF) Fees

ATM and debit purchases are currently included in the Overdraft Protection Law introduced back in 2010, putting a end to the NSF fees up to $35 for each swipe of the card for those automatically opted-in before then. If you don't have the funds available when opted-out today, you legally should simply get declined instead of quickly going further and further into debt if you'd chosen to opt-in, as many banks encourage to "protect you". Even if you have an attached line of credit or automated transfer from savings, you still probably get a fee for that transfer as well, whether you're opted-in or out!

Currently, the only loophole in the law is Automated Clearinghouse (ACH) transactions. Strengthen consumer protection law by demanding this loophole be closed for those opted-out, and ask that other issues such as paycheck gauging and reordering transactions to cause multiple fees be considered as well.

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