15 U.S. Code § 1681p - Jurisdiction of courts; limitation of actions
An action to enforce any liability created under this subchapter 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
Source(Pub. L. 90–321, title VI, § 618, as added Pub. L. 91–508, title VI, § 601,Oct. 26, 1970, 84 Stat. 1134; amended Pub. L. 108–159, title I, § 156,Dec. 4, 2003, 117 Stat. 1968.)
2003—Pub. L. 108–159reenacted section catchline without change and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “An action to enforce any liability created under this subchapter 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, within two years from the date on which the liability arises, except that where a defendant has materially and willfully misrepresented any information required under this subchapter to be disclosed to an individual and the information so misrepresented is material to the establishment of the defendant’s liability to that individual under this subchapter, the action may be brought at any time within two years after discovery by the individual of the misrepresentation.”
Effective Date of 2003 Amendment
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