Fair Credit Reporting Act: FCRA Disclosures to FBI for counterintelligence purposes

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Fair Credit Reporting Act

627. Disclosures to governmental agencies for counterterrorism purposes [15 U.S.C.  1681u]

(a) Disclosure. Notwithstanding section 604 [15 USCS § 1681b] or any other provision of this title [15 USCS § § 1681 et seq.], a consumer reporting agency shall furnish a consumer report of a consumer and all other information in a consumer's file to a government agency authorized to conduct investigations of, or intelligence or counterintelligence activities or analysis related to, international terrorism when presented with a written certification by such government agency that such information is necessary for the agency's conduct or such investigation, activity or analysis.

(b) Form of certification. The certification described in subsection (a) shall be signed by a supervisory official designated by the head of a Federal agency or an officer of a Federal agency whose appointment to office is required to be made by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

(c) Confidentiality. No consumer reporting agency or officer, employee, or agent of such consumer reporting agency, shall disclose to any person , or specify in any consumer report, that a government agency has sought or obtained access to information under subsection (a).

(d) Rule of construction. Nothing in section 626 [15 USCS § 1681u] shall be construed to limit the authority of the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation under this section.

(e) Safe harbor. Notwithstanding any other provision of this title [15 USCS § § 1681 et seq.], any consumer reporting agency or agent or employee thereof making disclosure of consumer reports or other information pursuant to this section in good-faith reliance upon a certification of a government agency pursuant to the provisions of this section shall not be liable to any person for such disclosure under this subchapter, the constitution of any State, or any law or regulation of any State or any political subdivision of any State.

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