WASHINGTON — The House is scheduled to vote this week on a bill that would exempt banks from sending an annual privacy notice to customers unless the disclosures have changed from a year earlier.

The Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act, introduced in May by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., is popular with industry groups because they say it would cut costs and reduce consumer confusion. The legislation would roll back a provision of the 1999 Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act that requires financial institutions to send annual mailings to consumers even if the notice remains unchanged.

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