15 U.S. Code § 1693i - Issuance of cards or other means of access
(a) Prohibition; proper issuance
No person may issue to a consumer any card, code, or other means of access to such consumer’s account for the purpose of initiating an electronic fund transfer other than—
Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, a person may distribute to a consumer on an unsolicited basis a card, code, or other means of access for use in initiating an electronic fund transfer from such consumer’s account, if—
(2) such distribution is accompanied by a complete disclosure, in accordance with section 1693c of this title, of the consumer’s rights and liabilities which will apply if such card, code, or other means of access is validated;
(3) such distribution is accompanied by a clear explanation, in accordance with regulations of the Bureau, that such card, code, or other means of access is not validated and how the consumer may dispose of such code, card, or other means of access if validation is not desired; and
Source(Pub. L. 90–321, title IX, § 911, as added Pub. L. 95–630, title XX, § 2001,Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3736; amended Pub. L. 111–203, title X, § 1084(1),July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 2081.)
2010—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 111–203substituted “Bureau” for “Board”.
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment
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