Bill Status of HB1274 95th General Assembly
Short Description: PERSONAL INFO-SOCIAL SECURITY
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Ruth Munson - Sidney H. Mathias - Luis Arroyo - Maria Antonia Berrios
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Personal Information Protection Act. Prohibits a person or entity, not including a State or local agency, from: (i) publicly posting or publicly displaying in any manner an individual's social security number; (ii) printing an individual's social security number on any card required for the individual to access products or services provided by the person or entity; (iii) requiring an individual to transmit his or her social security number over the Internet unless the connection is secure or the social security number is encrypted; (iv) requiring an individual to use his or her social security number to access an Internet Web site, unless a password or unique personal identification number or other authentication device is also required to access the Web site; or (v) printing an individual's social security number on any materials that are mailed to the individual, unless State or federal law requires the social security number to be on the document to be mailed. Makes an exception for applications and forms sent by mail to include social security numbers. Provides that a person or entity, not including a State or local agency, that has used, prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act, an individual's social security number in a manner inconsistent with the listed provisions, may continue using that individual's social security number in that manner if all of the listed conditions are met. Provides that the use of a social security number is not prohibited for the collection, use, or release of a social security number as required by State or federal law or the use of a social security number for internal verification or administrative purposes. Effective January 1, 2008.