Alabama Bureau of Loans

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State officials say they might decide next month whether to create a database tracking payday loans.

Alabama bureau of loans supervisor Scott Corscadden says that a public comment period on the proposal to create the database closed this week with 250 people weighing in.

Corscadden says officials will review the comments and make a recommendation to, who will make a final decision. Corscadden says the review should be done by early September.