16 CFR 682.2 - Purpose and scope.

§ 682.2 Purpose and scope.

(a)Purpose. This part (“rule”) implements section 216 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003, which is designed to reduce the risk of consumer fraud and related harms, including identity theft, created by improper disposal of consumer information.

(b)Scope. This rule applies to any person over which the Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction, that, for a business purpose, maintains or otherwise possesses consumer information.

This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.

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Public Laws

Title 16 published on 2015-12-04

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 16 CFR Part 682 after this date.

  • 2016-09-15; vol. 81 # 179 - Thursday, September 15, 2016
    1. 81 FR 63435 - Disposal of Consumer Report Information and Records
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      FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
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      Comments must be received on or before November 21, 2016.
      16 CFR Part 682

Title 16 published on 2015-12-04.

No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 16 CFR Part 682.