Momentum is building on Capitol Hill to outlaw unsolicited loan checks.

Sen. Richard Bryan, D-Nev., introduced a bill Thursday that would make it a violation of the Truth-in-Lending Act to enclose a loan check with a solicitation to open a credit account. Sen. Lauch Faircloth, chairman of Senate Banking's financial institutions and regulatory relief subcommittee, said he may co-sponsor the bill and plans to hold a hearing on the issue next month.

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