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.
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?