It is a discriminatory practice, except as permitted or required by the Equal Credit
Opportunity Act [15 U.S.C. 1691], for a person, whether acting as an individual or for another, to deny credit, increase
the charges or fees for or collateral required to secure credit, restrict the amount
or use of credit extended, impose different terms or conditions with respect to the
credit extended to a person, or item or service related thereto because of race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or status with
respect to marriage or public assistance. This section does not prohibit a party to a credit transaction from considering
the credit history of a person or from taking reasonable action thereon.
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