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What does GILA stand for?

GILA stands for Georgia Industrial Loan Association (est. 1951; Macon, GA)

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20 /PRNewswire/ -- A January letter to its members from the president of the Georgia Industrial Loan Association (GILA) shows the powerful lobbying group sought to abolish the payday lending industry in Georgia -- at the same time the Legislature was being misled to believe that regulating the payday advance industry was their only goal.
11, 2004 An analysis of two loans made to consumers by companies that are members of the Georgia Industrial Loan Association (GILA) shows that after various fees and charges, and auto, credit and life insurance were added on, the loans cost the borrowers much more than a cash advance from a reputable payday lending firm.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Industrial Loan Association (GILA), a powerful lobbying group composed of owners of small installment loan companies, is attempting to persuade the House Banks and Banking Committee to support a proposed law that will eliminate their competition and allow GILA companies to dominate the small lending market by outlawing the popular payday advance industry in Georgia.