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Section 609

1681g. Disclosures to Consumers

  1. Every consumer reporting agency shall, upon request and proper identification of any consumer, and subject to Section 610(a)(1) clearly and accurately disclose to the consumer:

    1. The nature and substance of all information (except medical information) in its files on the consumer at the time of the request. (1) All information in the consumer's file at the time of the request, except that nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to require a consumer reporting agency to disclose to a consumer any information concerning credit scores or any other risk scores or predictors relating to the consumer.

    2. The sources of the information; except that the sources of information acquired solely for use in preparing an investigative consumer report and actually used for no other purpose need not be disclosed: Provided, that in the event an action is brought under this title, such sources shall be available to the plaintiff under appropriate discovery procedures in the court in which the action is brought.

    3. The recipients of any consumer report on the consumer which it has furnished-- (A) for employment purposes within the two- year period preceding the request, and (B) for any other purpose within the six- month period r any other purpose within the six- month period preceding the request.

      1. Identification of each person (including each end-user identified under Section 607(e)(1)) that procured a consumer report

        1. for employment purposes, during the 2-year period preceding the date on which the request is made; or

        2. for any other purpose, during the 1-year period preceding the date on which the request is made.

      2. An identification of a person under subparagraph (A) shall include

        1. the name of the person or, if applicable, the trade name (written in full) under which such person conducts business; and

        2. upon request of the consumer, the address and telephone number of the person.

    2. The dates, original payees, and amounts of any checks upon which is based any adverse characterization of the consumer, included in the file at the time of the disclosure.

    3. A record of all inquiries received by the agency during the 1-year period preceding the request that identified the consumer in connection with a credit or insurance transaction that was not initiated by the consumer.

  2. The requirements of subsection (a)

    of this section respecting the disclosure of sources of information and the recipients of consumer reports do not apply to information received or consumer reports furnished prior to the effective date of this title except to the extent that the matter involved is contained in the files of the consumer reporting agency on that date.

  3. Summary of Rights Required To Be Included With Disclosure:

    1. Summary of rights: A consumer reporting agency shall provide to a consumer, with each written disclosure by the agency to the consumer under this section

      1. a written summary of all of the rights that the consumer has under this title; and

      2. in the case of a consumer reporting agency that compiles amd maintains files on consumers on a nationwide basis, a toll-free telephone number established by the agency,