2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XXXI - TRADE AND COMMERCE
Chapter 359-B - CONSUMER CREDIT REPORTING
Section 359-B:28 - Consumer Report Files of Deceased Persons.

NH Rev Stat § 359-B:28 (2015) What's This?

    359-B:28 Consumer Report Files of Deceased Persons. –
    I. An executor, administrator, or other person authorized to act on behalf of an estate of a deceased person may request that a consumer reporting agency indicate on the deceased person's consumer report that the person is deceased. The consumer reporting agency shall indicate on the deceased person's consumer report that the person is deceased within 5 business days of receipt of the following documentation from the executor, administrator, or other person authorized to act on behalf of the estate of the deceased person:
       (a) A certificate of death, a certificate of appointment, letters testamentary, or other order from the probate court authorizing the executor, administrator, or other person to act on behalf of the estate of the deceased person; and
       (b) A request to indicate on the deceased person's consumer report that the person is deceased.
    II. The consumer reporting agency may remove the indication placed on the person's consumer report pursuant to paragraph I if the consumer reporting agency finds that the indication was placed on the person's consumer report through material misrepresentation of fact. If the consumer reporting agency intends to remove the indication pursuant to this section, the consumer reporting agency shall notify the person or the executor, administrator, or other person authorized to act on behalf of the estate in writing prior to removing the indication.

Source. 2006, 208:1, eff. Jan. 1, 2007.


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