Article 6. Disclosure Of Loan Applications of California Financial Code >> Division 9. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 6.
(a) (1) Upon the request of a person who has obtained a
police report pursuant to Section 530.6 of the Penal Code, a finance
lender engaged in the business of making consumer loans shall provide
to the person, or to a law enforcement officer specified by the
person, copies of all application forms or application information
containing the person's name, address, or other identifying
information pertaining to the application filed with the finance
lender by an unauthorized person in violation of Section 530.5 of the
(2) Before providing copies pursuant to paragraph (1), the finance
lender shall inform the requesting person of the categories of
identifying information that the unauthorized person used to complete
the application, and shall require the requesting person to provide
identifying information in those categories and a copy of the police
(3) The finance lender shall provide copies of all forms and
information required by this section, without charge, within 10
business days of receipt of the person's request and submission of
the required copy of the police report and identifying information.
(b) (1) Before a finance lender provides copies to a law
enforcement officer pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a), the
finance lender may require the requesting person to provide them
with a signed and dated statement by which the person does all of the
(A) Authorizes disclosure for a stated period.
(B) Specifies the name of the agency or department to which the
disclosure is authorized.
(C) Identifies the type of records that the person authorizes to
(2) The finance lender shall include in the statement to be signed
by the requesting person a notice that the person has the right at
any time to revoke the authorization.
(c) As used in this section, "law enforcement officer" means a
peace officer as defined by Section 830.1 of the Penal Code.