[USC02] 12 USC 2219e: Liability for making criminal referrals
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12 USC 2219e: Liability for making criminal referrals Text contains those laws in effect on February 24, 2020
From Title 12-BANKS AND BANKINGCHAPTER 23-FARM CREDIT SYSTEMSUBCHAPTER IV-PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO TWO OR MORE CLASSES OF INSTITUTIONS OF THE SYSTEMPart G-Miscellaneous

§2219e. Liability for making criminal referrals

(a) In general

Any institution of the Farm Credit System, or any director, officer, employee, or agent of a Farm Credit System institution, that discloses to a Government authority information proffered in good faith that may be relevant to a possible violation of any law or regulation shall not be liable to any person under any law of the United States or any State-

(1) for the disclosure; or

(2) for any failure to notify the person involved in the possible violation.

(b) No prohibition on disclosure

Any institution of the Farm Credit System, or any director, officer, employee, or agent of a Farm Credit System institution, may disclose information to a Government authority that may be relevant to a possible violation of any law or regulation.

( Pub. L. 104–105, title II, §221, Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 184 .)

Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Farm Credit System Reform Act of 1996, and not as part of the Farm Credit Act of 1971 which comprises this chapter.