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Public record information
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 25
§ 380-g. Public record information. A consumer reporting agency which
compiles and reports items of information on consumers which are matters
of public record shall:

(a) at the time such public record information is reported to the user
of such consumer report, notify the consumer of the fact that public
record information is being reported by the consumer reporting agency,
together with the name and address of the person to whom such
information is being reported; or

(b) maintain reasonable procedures designed to insure that whenever
public record information is reported it is complete and up to date to
the extent practicable. It shall be deemed a reasonable procedure for a
consumer reporting agency to accurately report the status of public
record information as of the date recorded in its files provided such
information is updated on a regular basis.

(c) When conducting a reinvestigation as required by subdivision (a)
of section three hundred eighty-f of this article, a consumer reporting
agency shall promptly record and report the current status of the public

(d) When a consumer reporting agency provides a consumer report that
contains criminal conviction information, permitted by paragraph one of
subdivision (a) of section three hundred eighty-j of this article, to a
user, the person, firm, corporation or other entity requesting such
report shall provide the subject of such report a printed or electronic
copy of article twenty-three-A of the correction law governing the
licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more
criminal offenses.