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TITLE 15. COMMERCE AND TRADE ∑ UNITED STATES CODE
Chapter 41. CONSUMER CREDIT PROTECTION
Subchapter III. CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES
15 USC ß 1681h. Conditions and form of disclosure to consumers
(a) In general
(b) Other forms of disclosure
(c) Trained personnel
Any consumer reporting agency shall provide trained personnel to explain to the consumer any information furnished to him pursuant to section 1681g of this title.
(d) Persons accompanying consumer
The consumer shall be permitted to be accompanied by one other person of his choosing, who shall furnish reasonable identification. A consumer reporting agency may require the consumer to furnish a written statement granting permission to the consumer reporting agency to discuss the consumerís file in such personís presence.
(e) Limitation of liability
Except as provided in sections 1681n and 1681o of this title, no consumer may bring any action or proceeding in the nature of defamation, invasion of privacy, or negligence with respect to the reporting of information against any consumer reporting agency, any user of information, or any person who furnishes information to a consumer reporting agency, based on information disclosed pursuant to section 1681g, 1681h, or 1681m of this title, or based on information disclosed by a user of a consumer report to or for a consumer against whom the user has taken adverse action, based in whole or in part on the report  except as to false information furnished with malice or willful intent to injure such consumer.
[Rev. Jan. 3, 2007]