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Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act

The Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act (SCRA) postpones or suspends certain civil obligations to enable service members to devote their full attention to duty and to relieve stress on their families. The act covers

  • Outstanding credit card debt
  • Mortgage payments
  • Pending trials
  • Taxes
  • Termination of lease
  • Eviction from housing
  • Life insurance protection

The SCRA covers all active duty service members, reservists, and members of the National Guard while on active duty. Visit or the U.S. Department of Justice for more information.

Related News and Issuances
Publish DateIdentifierTitle
10/07/2016  OCC 2016-33, Military Lending Act: Revised Interagency Examination Procedures Regarding Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit Extended to Service Members and Dependents
09/29/2016  NR 2016-119, OCC Assesses Penalty Against Wells Fargo; Orders Restitution for Violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
08/29/2016  NR 2016-99, Senior Deputy Comptroller Discusses Efforts to Improve Financial Services to Members of the Armed Forces