Examines the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), enacted to codify rules regarding how credit information is gathered, disseminated, and used. Discusses consumer rights under the FCRA, as well as the type of information included in a consumer's credit report, permissible uses for credit reports, disclosure requirements, and requirements for users of consumer credit reports and furnishers of information. Addresses recent amendments to the FCRA aimed at preventing identity theft and assisting victims.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Fair Credit Reporting Act