06RS HB175


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HB 175/LM (BR 153) - G. Lindsay, B. Farmer, S. Riggs, J. Vincent

     AN ACT relating to personal information.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 367 to require an agency or person or business that conducts business in the Commonwealth, and that owns or maintains computerized data that includes personal information, to disclose any breach of the security of the data to any resident of the Commonwealth whose personal information was acquired, or to any owner or licensee whose information was acquired, by an unauthorized person; create a new cause of action exempted from the State Board of Claims' jurisdiction; amend KRS 65.2001 to conform.


     HCS/LM - Amend to limit recoverable damages to compensatory damages only.

     HFA (1, G. Lindsay) - Amend to add "expiration date" as a data element in the definition of "personal information."

     HFA (2, B. Farmer) - Amend to prohibit financial institutions from disclosing personal information; establish a violation as a Class B misdemeanor.

     Jan 3-introduced in House
     Jan 4-to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 6-posted in committee
     Jan 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 12-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Jan 17-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 18, 2006
     Jan 24-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 7-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Judiciary (H)

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