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General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2018

LCO No. 4074

   
 

*SB0047204074SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. MARTIN, 31st Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 472

File No. 341

Cal. No. 214

"AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY FREEZES ON CREDIT REPORTS, IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION SERVICES, EMPLOYER CREDIT INQUIRIES AND REGULATIONS OF CREDIT RATING AGENCIES."

In line 134, strike "Whenever a"

Strike lines 135 to 144 and insert in lieu thereof:

"Any credit rating agency that compiles and maintains files on consumers on a nation-wide basis shall, upon receipt of a request by a consumer to place, temporarily lift or remove a security freeze on such consumer's credit report: (A) Identify, to the best of such credit rating agency's knowledge, any other credit rating agency that compiles and maintains files on consumers on a nation-wide basis, and (B) provide such consumer with the Internet web site, toll-free telephone number and mailing address of such other credit rating agencies through which such consumer may request to place, temporarily lift or remove a security freeze. Any credit rating agency subject to the provisions of this section may establish a centralized source, including, but not limited to, an Internet web site that provides consumers with the information required by subparagraph (B) of this subdivision."

In line 145, strike "consumer and shall be subject to the provisions of this section."