Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 109 Part 1.djvu/993

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page needs to be proofread.


•.'- -f^'-sS. PUBLIC JJiW 104-93 -^AN. 6, 1996 109 STAT. 977 "(2) any actual damages sustained by the consumer as a result of the disclosure; "(3) if the violation is found to have been willful or intentional, such punitive damages as a court may allow; and "(4) in the case of any successful action to enforce liability under this subsection, the costs of the action, together with reasonable attorney fees, as determined by the court. "(j) DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS.— If a court determines that any agency or department of the United States has violated any provision of this section and the court finds that the circumstances surrounding the violation raise questions of whether or not an officer or employee of the agency or department acted willfully or intentionally with respect to the violation, the agency or department shall promptly initiate a proceeding to determine whether or not disciplinary action is warranted against the officer or employee who was responsible for the violation. "(k) GoOD-FAiTH EXCEPTION.— Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, any consumer reporting agency or agent or employee thereof making disclosure of consumer reports or identifying information pursuant to this subsection in good-faith reliance upon a certification of the Federal Bureau of Investigation pursuant to provisions of this section shall not be liable to any person for such disclosure under this title, the constitution of any State, or any law or regulation of any State or any political subdivision of any State. "(1) LIMITATION OF REMEDIES. —Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the remedies and sanctions set forth in this section shall be the only judicial remedies and sanctions for violation of this section. "(m) INJUNCTIVE RELIEF. —In addition to any other remedy contained in this section, injunctive relief shall be available to require compliance with the procedures of this section. In the event of any successful action under this subsection, costs together with reasonable attorney fees, as determined by the court, may be recovered.". (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT. — The table of sections at the beginning of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.) is amended by adding after the item relating to section 623 the following new item: "624. Disclosures to FBI for counterintelligence purposes.". TITLE VII—TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS SEC. 701. CLARIFICATION WITH RESPECT TO PAY FOR DIRECTOR OR DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE APPOINTED FROM COMMISSIONED OFFICERS OF THE ARMED FORCES. (a) CLARIFICATION.— Subparagraph (C) of section 102(c)(3) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 403(c)(3)) is amended to read as follows: "(C) A commissioned officer of the Armed Forces on active duty who is appointed to the position of Director or Deputy Director, while serving in such position and while remaining on active duty, shall continue to receive military pay and allowances and shall not receive the pay prescribed for the Director or Deputy Director.