Posted On: September 2, 2006 by Michael J. Hassen Email This Post

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15 U.S.C. § 1681p – Jurisdiction of Courts/Limitation of Actions: Statutory Provisions of the FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act) for the Class Action Defense Attorneys

As a resource for attorneys defending against class actions under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., we provide the text of the FCRA. The statutory provisions concerning jurisdiction of courts and applicable statutes of limitation are set forth in Section 1681m as follows:

§ 1681p. Jurisdiction of courts; limitation of actions

An action to enforce any liability created under this title may be brought in any appropriate United States district court, without regard to the amount in controversy, or in any other court of competent jurisdiction, not later than the earlier of (1) 2 years after the date of discovery by the plaintiff of the violation that is the basis for such liability; or (2) 5 years after the date on which the violation that is the basis for such liability occurs.