Commercial Law – General Regulatory Provisions

CHAPTER 6-13.1
Deceptive Trade Practices

SECTION 6-13.1-25

§ 6-13.1-25. Penalties.

A violation of §§ 6-13.1-21, 6-13.1-22 or 6-13.1-23 shall constitute a deceptive trade practice for enforcement purposes. Any credit bureau that negligently fails to comply with the requirements imposed under this chapter with respect to any consumer and that does not achieve compliance within three (3) working days of being notified of its noncompliance by the consumer is liable to that consumer in an amount equal to the sum of ten dollars ($10.00) per day for each day of noncompliance, beginning on the fourth day following the date that the credit bureau is notified by the consumer of the noncompliance; provided that there is noncompliance as determined by the court, plus any actual damages sustained by the consumer as a result of the negligent failure; and in the case of any successful action to enforce any provision under this chapter, the costs of the action together with reasonable attorney's fees as determined by the court.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1993, ch. 430, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 528, § 10.)