KOSEL AND PARKE.
CRIM CD-PERSONAL ID
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that it is a Class A
misdemeanor to knowingly disclose personal identifying information of
another person without the authorization of that person. Provides that
a person whose personal identifying information is disclosed without
that person's consent has a cause of action against the person who
disclosed that information and may recover court costs, attorney's
fees, actual damages, and punitive damages for damage to reputation or
credit rating. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides
that a person who is convicted of financial identity theft or
aggravated financial identity theft is liable in a civil action to the
person who suffered damages as a result of the violation. Provides
that the person may recover court costs, attorney's fees, lost wages,
and actual damages. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0686
Last action date: JUL-16-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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