KY: Child identity theft legislation pre-filed in House

Brad Bowman reports that House Majority Caucus Chair Rep. Sannie Overly, D-Paris, pre-filed a bill that would protect children from identity theft by allowing parents or guardians to request a security freeze in cases of card fraud for children under 18 and an incapacitated person.

Bowman reports:

Currently, there are 22 states that allow parents, legal guardians or those representing minors to place a security freeze on a minor’s credit report.

Read more on The State Journal.

Why wait until they’re victimized? Why not allow parents to place a security freeze on minor children’s accounts, period?

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