04RS HB140


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HB 140 (BR 836) - J. Vincent, J. Hoover, J. Crenshaw, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to protection of personal privacy.
     Create three new sections of KRS Chapter 365, relating to trade practices, to require businesses, when they dispose of customer records not required to be retained, to take reasonable steps to destroy the portions of the records containing personally identifiable information so that the personal information is unreadable or indecipherable; create a civil cause of action for a customer who is injured and can claim damages because of the failure of a business to conform; and amend KRS 434.870, relating to disclosure of financial information, to expand the definition of "person" to include any type of business entity.


     HCA (1, R. Thomas) - Delete the word "all" as the modifier of reasonable steps to destroy records.

     HFA (1, J. Vincent) - Amend to exclude banks and regulated financial institutions.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 12-posted in committee
     Jan 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 21-recommitted to Agriculture and Small Business (H)
     Feb 12-posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 9, 2004
     Mar 9-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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