THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2419

TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE, 2012

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to personal information.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 487R, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"487R- Unlawful use of certificate of identification or driver's license. (a) No person shall scan the machine-readable zone of an individual's certificate of identification or driver's license to use or retain any information contained therein, except for the following purposes:

(1) To verify the age of the individual who possesses the certificate of identification or driver's license;

(2) To verify the authenticity of the certificate of identification or driver's license;

(3) To record, retain, or transmit information as required by law;

(4) To transmit information to a check service company for the purpose of approving negotiable instruments, electronic funds transfers, or similar methods of payments; provided that only the name and identification number from the certificate of identification or driver's license may be used or retained by the check service company; or

(5) To collect or disclose personal information that is required to report, investigate, or prevent fraud, abuse, or material misrepresentation.

(b) Any person who violates this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of no more than $2,000, or imprisonment of no more than one year, or both; provided that each violation of this section shall constitute a separate offense.

(c) As used in this section, "certificate of identification" means the certificate of identification described under part II of chapter 846."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Personal Information; Unlawful Use of Certificate of Identification or Driver's License

 

Description:

Allows the scanning and retention of personal information contained in a state identification card or driver's license for only limited purposes.

 

 

 

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