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The CFPB’s proposed debt collection rule would allow debt collectors to “inundate” consumers with calls, 24 Democratic senators told the agency.

“The proposed rule allows a debt collector to call a consumer seven times a week per debt,” the senators, including Senate Banking Committee ranking Democrat Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), wrote in a letter to CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger. “For a consumer with six medical debts, the proposed rule means that the consumer could receive up to 42 calls per week.”

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