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Indiana Code Title 24. Trade Regulation § 24-4.5-7-301

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Sec. 301. (1) For purposes of this section, the lender shall disclose to the borrower to whom credit is extended with respect to a small loan the information required by the Consumer Credit Protection Act (15 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.).

(2) In addition to the requirements of subsection (1), the lender must conspicuously display in bold type a notice to the public both in the lending area of each business location and in the loan documents the following statement:

“WARNING:  A small loan is not intended to meet long term financial needs.  A small loan should be used only to meet short term cash needs.  The cost of your small loan may be higher than loans offered by other lending institutions.  Small loans are regulated by the State of Indiana Department of Financial Institutions.

A borrower may rescind a small loan without cost by paying the cash amount of the principal of the small loan to the lender not later than the end of the business day immediately following the day on which the borrower receives the loan proceeds.”.

(3) The statement required in subsection (2) must be in:

(a) 14 point bold face type in the loan documents;  and

(b) not less than one (1) inch bold print in the lending area of the business location.

(4) When a borrower enters into a small loan, the lender shall provide the borrower with a pamphlet approved by the department that describes:

(a) the availability of debt management and credit counseling services;  and

(b) the borrower's rights and responsibilities in the transaction.

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