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SB13-047: Youth In Foster Care And Identity Theft Protection

Student and Youth Rights
Bill Number: SB13-047
Year: 2013
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: Newell


The bill amends the statute for protection of youth in foster care against identity theft by:

  • Removing the exclusion of youth who are in the custody ofthe division of youth corrections or a state mental hospital;
  • Expanding the ages of the youth covered to any youth whois 16 years of age or older and in foster care; and
  • Requiring the department of human services to obtain annual credit reports rather than a single report.

Current Status:

04/12/2013 - Senate Third Reading Passed
04/23/2013 - House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations
04/05/2013 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
05/02/2013 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
02/06/2013 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Appropriations

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