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SB093: Identity Theft

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: SB093
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Monitor
Sponsors: Sen. Williams; Rep. Marostica


Expands the crime of identity theft the act of knowingly using an instrument with personally identifying information about another person with the intent to deceive a peace officer as to the actor's identity. Criminalizes the possession or control of a government-issue identity card of another, such as a driver's license or passport, without their permission and unless authorized by law, and makes this crime a predicate offense for racketeering. Increases the penalty for possessing 2 or more financial devices.

Read the bill here.

Current Status:

06/01/2009 Signed by Governor

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