H.R. 769 (112th): Fair Access to Credit Scores Act of 2011

Introduced:
Feb 17, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Steve Cohen
Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 17, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4538 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

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Last Action: Jan 27, 2010

H.R. 1002 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 06, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 17, 2011
Referred to Committee Feb 17, 2011
 
Full Title

To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require the inclusion of credit scores with free annual credit reports provided to consumers, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
20 cosponsors (20D) (show)
Committees

House Financial Services

Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

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2/17/2011--Introduced.
Fair Access to Credit Scores Act of 2011 - Amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require consumer reporting agencies to disclose any information in the consumer's file concerning credit scores or other related risk scores or predictors when the consumer requests a free annual disclosure (credit report).
Requires all consumer reporting agencies to maintain information in the consumer's file concerning such scores or predictors for at least one year from the date on which such information is placed in the file.
Directs the Comptroller General to study bankruptcy risk scores used by consumer reporting agencies, including an analysis of: (1) the factors used to determine such scores; (2) how bankruptcy risk scores impact the ability of consumers to receive loans; and (3) actions that consumers can take to improve such scores.

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