The Federal Reserve Board proposed several clarifications to the Fair Credit Reporting Act's disclosure requirements last week. The changes would affect when a bank must notify consumers of their rights under the act, including their ability to receive copies of their credit reports.

The proposal would require a bank to make the disclosure statements whenever it uses credit reports to make a loan decision. It would apply even if the bank relied upon a credit report that an affiliate acquired for a different transaction.

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