The committee passed the amendment despite growing opposition from Pennsylvanians around the state, and despite a letter from the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society that stated the amendments to HB 2191 did nothing to mitigate the already harmful aspects of the bill.
Here is information about HB 2191 as it now stands:
- HB 2191, as amended, Quick Facts
- HB 2191, as amended, Doesn't Stop the Debt Trap
For a quick recap of the hearing (which was not recorded and held in a small, standing room only room) and a debunking of the arguments made the, please see this post by Mark Price at the Keystone Research Center.
Please thank Rep. Parker, Rep. Jesse White, Rep. Neuman, and Rep. DePasquale for standing with millions of Pennsylvanians and voting against 300% interest rate payday loans. And, continue contacting your own legislators to let them know you oppose this bill. Click here to take action today!