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Mass Mass. ousetts AG Announces Data Breach Bill
The Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey heralded an upgraded law that will abolish charges for securities releases and credit reports to consumers. There are several changes for the consumers in the new law (SB 130/HB 134): Acceptance - Any business attempting to obtain or use a consumer's credit history or creditworthiness requires the consumer's prior agreement in writing and must provide the reasons for requesting information.
Loan blocking - The bill would allow users to place and remove a credit block on their file at any moment and free of charge. Under the new rules, credit reference bureaux (CRAs) must introduce a straightforward procedure whereby credit reports can be frozen and thawed by the consumer.
Invoice - The invoice requires each credit rating agency to give additional credit reports free of charge to those affected by an infringement. According to U.S. government regulations, individuals will only have one free credit review per year, but under new Massachusetts laws, affected individuals will be able to receive no less than three free copy from each rating agency after a privacy violation.
Loan surveillance - If a credit rating agency has a credit infringement, the law stipulates that the credit rating agency must offer free credit surveillance to affected customers for five years. Enforcement - The bill obliges credit rating agencies to enforce the enforcement of the Enforcement of Disclosure of Creditworthiness Directive in order to improve the safety, privacy and Integrity of credit rating information.
Other states are likely to be proposing similar laws. Furthermore, the AG's office has published a guide for users following the Equifax infringement.
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BLISMARCK - Effectively today, North Dakotan residents can get a clear credit reference from all three main credit reference offices, says Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. According to a federation bill enacted last year, folks can get free credit reports every year from the three national credit bureaus: Before the amendment, group were single authorized to a area approval document aft they had been inverted feather for approval, Stenehjem same.
"Stenehjem said a credit check is the first line of defence against ID theft." "Urging everyone to take full credit of the free credit reports and check the information to make sure it is correct. Please contact the credit agency immediately if there is any questionable activity."