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relating to consumer protection; regulating security freezes on consumer reports; providing for payment of fees;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 13C.016, subdivision 8.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
(a) A consumer reporting agency may charge a fee of $5 for placing, temporarily lifting, or removing a security freeze unless:
(1) the consumer is a victim of identity theft as defined in subdivision 1, paragraph (c); and
(2) the consumer provides the consumer reporting agency with a valid copy of a police report or a police case number documenting the identity theft.
(b) In addition to the charge, if any, permitted under paragraph (a), a consumer may be charged no more than $5 if the consumer fails to retain the original personal identification number given to the consumer by the agency, but the consumer may not be charged for a onetime reissue of the same or a new personal identification number. The consumer may be charged no more than $5 for subsequent instances of loss of the personal identification number.
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Presented to the governor April 17, 2008
Signed by the governor April 21, 2008, 11:45 a.m.
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