Bill Text: CT HB06640 | 2017 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: An Act Increasing Penalties For The Unlawful Release Of Social Security Numbers.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-01-24 - Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary [HB06640 Detail]

Download: Connecticut-2017-HB06640-Introduced.html

General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6640

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2880

 

*02880*

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. KLARIDES, 114th Dist.

REP. CANDELORA, 86th Dist.

REP. HOYDICK, 120th Dist.

REP. O'DEA, 125th Dist.

REP. O'NEILL, 69th Dist.

 

AN ACT INCREASING PENALTIES FOR THE UNLAWFUL RELEASE OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS.

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

That title 53a of the general statutes be amended to provide increased penalties for the unlawful release of Social Security numbers when such unlawful release is part of a large data breach resulting in one thousand or more Social Security numbers being released publicly.

Statement of Purpose:

To protect the public from identity theft.

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