Summary: H.R.8661 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/16/1975)

Fair Credit Reporting Act Amendments - Prohibits, under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, a consumer reporting agency from making any consumer report containing records of arrest or criminal conviction if the consumer involved: (1) was sentenced under the Youth Corrections Act; (2) was not convicted of a crime of violence; and (3) subsequently received a certificate setting aside his conviction.

Provides that no consumer reporting agency may make any report containing information of records of arrest or indictment if: (1) the police have elected not to refer a matter to a prosecutor; (2) a prosecutor has elected not to commence criminal proceedings; or (3) a case results in: (a) acquittal, (b) charge dismissed, (c) nolle prosequi, (d) no paper, or (e) case continued without finding.