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Act 452 of 2004
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Act 452 of 2004

AN ACT to prohibit certain acts and practices concerning identity theft; to require notification of a security breach of a database that contains certain personal information; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental officers and entities; to prescribe penalties and provide remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 2004, Act 452, Eff. Mar. 1, 2005 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 566, Eff. July 2, 2007

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 445.61SectionShort title.
Section 445.63SectionDefinitions.
Section 445.65SectionProhibited acts; violations; defense in civil action or criminal prosecution; burden of proof.
Section 445.65aSectionDefinitions; prohibited acts; obtaining confidential telephone records by law enforcement agency or telecommunication provider.
Section 445.67SectionAdditional prohibited acts.
Section 445.67aSectionProhibited acts; interactive computer service provider not liable for certain actions; civil action by attorney general or interactive computer service provider; exception; recovery of damages; investigation.
Section 445.69SectionCertain violations as felony; penalty; consecutive sentences; defense in civil action or criminal prosecution; burden of proof; exception.
Section 445.71SectionProhibited acts in conduct of trade or commerce; violation as misdemeanor; penalty; civil liability.
Section 445.72SectionNotice of security breach; requirements.
Section 445.72aSectionDestruction of data containing personal information required; violation as misdemeanor; fine; compliance; "destroy" defined.
Section 445.72bSectionMisrepresentation by advertisement or solicitation prohibited; violation as misdemeanor; penalty; civil remedy.
Section 445.73SectionVerification of information; use of vital record.
Section 445.75SectionRepeal of MCL 750.285.
Section 445.77SectionEffective date.
Section 445.79SectionProperty subject to forfeiture.
Section 445.79aSectionSeizure of forfeited property; seizure without process; circumstances.
Section 445.79bSectionSeizure without process of property not exceeding $50,000.00; procedure; powers of seizing agency; title; examination of seized money; return of money; burden of proof.
Section 445.79cSectionForfeited property; powers of local government or state; appointment and authority of receiver; payment of expenses.
Section 445.79d.addedSectionSeizure and forfeiture activities; report by agency to department of state police; audit; "reporting agency" defined.