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IDENTITY THEFT. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT VICTIMS. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Provides that anyone who discloses personal information about victims of identity theft is guilty of a crime. Organizations that disclose personal information to felons resulting in identity theft are liable for damages. Requires organizations with financial information to develop procedures to prevent such disclosure. Organizations that disclose personal information to parties for direct marketing are required to inform victims of their legal rights and source of information. Allows identity theft victims to request nondisclosure of personal information to parties engaging in direct marketing. Requires state agency to issue model guidelines. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Measure could result in increased administrative costs for state and local governments to comply with its provisions.
Timothy Hoy, 11911 San Vicente Boulevard, Suite 325, Los Angeles, Ca 90049 (310) 440-2811
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Identity Theft. Disclosure Of Personal Information About Victims. California Initiative 875 (1999).