HB 581 (BR 1631) - T. Moore
AN ACT relating to consumer protection.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 367 to create definitions related to identity theft; restrict certain uses by businesses of a consumer's Social Security number subject to certain exceptions, and to make a violation subject to the same remedies, duties, powers, and penalties as violations of the Consumer Protection Act; require a business to give specified notice to a person whose personal information was acquired in a security breach subject to certain exceptions, to make a waiver void and unenforceable, and to declare that a violation is subject to the same remedies, duties, powers, and penalties as violations of the Consumer Protection Act; declare that the provisions regarding business use of Social Security numbers and security breach notices do not limit the power to enforce criminal or civil statutes or the right to bring civil actions, and to provide venue for civil actions brought by the Attorney General regarding violations; amend KRS 365.725 to require a business disposing of records to destroy any record with personally identifiable information.
Mar 2-introduced in House
Mar 4-to Judiciary (H)