Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Identity Protection Act. Prohibits a State or local government agency from using an individual's social security number in certain ways, subject to various exceptions. Requires each State or local government agency to develop and implement an identity- protection policy. Provides that any employee of a State or local government agency who intentionally violates the provisions of the Act is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor. Preempts the concurrent exercise of home rule powers. Imposes conditions on any rulemaking authority. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the introduced bill with changes. Defines "identity-protection policy". In provisions concerning the public inspection and copying of information and documents, provides that a person or State or local government agency must redact social security numbers from information or documents containing all or any portion of an individual's social security number. Requires each State or local government agency to develop and approve an identity-protection policy within 12 months after the effective date of the Act. Deletes provisions requiring each State and local government agency to include in their respective identity-protection policy penalties for violating the policy and a description of how to properly dispose of information and documents that contain social security numbers. Makes other changes. Removes the immediate effective date.