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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1389
Identity theft; security freeze on credit report; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 8 of Chapter 9 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to identity fraud, so as to provide for definitions; to provide that a consumer who has been the victim of identity theft may place a security freeze on his or her credit report by making a written request to a consumer credit reporting agency; to provide that such request must be accompanied by a copy of a report that the consumer has filed with a law enforcement agency or the Governor´s Office of Consumer Affairs about the unlawful use of his or her personal information by another person; to provide that a consumer credit reporting agency must place a security freeze on the consumer´s credit report no later than five business days after receiving a proper written request; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/08/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/22/2006 - House Second Readers
Feb/21/2006 - House First Readers
Feb/16/2006 - House Hopper
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