North Carolina General Statutes § 15B-26 Crime victims credit protection

(a)        A creditor that is owed money for services provided to a victim as a result of the criminally injurious conduct inflicted on the victim shall not communicate any information about the debt to a consumer reporting agency during the pendency of an application for an award filed pursuant to G.S. 15B-7 or during the pendency of an appeal from a decision related to such an application.

(b)        The victim bears the burden of notifying the creditor that the debt is subject to subsection (a) of this section.

(c)        A creditor may request monthly verification from the Commission that the application or appeal is still pending, and the Commission shall provide this verification.  (2009-355, s. 6.)

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