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Substitute House Bill No. 5184

Public Act No. 04-119

AN ACT CONCERNING NONDISCLOSURE OF PRIVATE TENANT INFORMATION IN A SALE OF PUBLIC HOUSING TO A PRIVATE ENTITY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) No entity purchasing a housing project or a portion of a housing project from a housing authority shall disclose to the public the Social Security number or a bank account number of a tenant of said project that is contained in the tenant's lease agreement.

(b) No housing authority may disclose to any private person, except a purchaser of a housing project owned by the authority, the Social Security number or bank account number of any tenant of said project without the permission of such tenant.

(c) Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars.

Approved May 21, 2004