Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Identity Protection Act. Prohibits a State or local government agency from using an individual's social security number in certain ways, subject to various exceptions. Requires each State or local government agency to develop and implement an identity protection plan. Provides that any employee of a State or local government agency who intentionally violates the provisions of the Act is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor. Preempts the concurrent exercise of home rule powers. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill. Removes a Section from the introduced bill that prohibits the filing of certain documents with a recorder of deeds or circuit court clerk if the document contains a social security number.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that a person who violates the Identity Protection Act is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor (instead of a Class B misdemeanor).