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Sponsors: Senator Loftis
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Introduced in the Senate on March 11, 2020
Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary
Summary: Family Privacy Protection Act of 2002
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/11/2020 Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 4) 3/11/2020 Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 4)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO AMEND SECTION 30-2-30, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DEFINITIONS IN THE FAMILY PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF 2002, SO AS TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF "PERSONAL INFORMATION" TO EXCLUDE CONTRACTOR INFORMATION, LOCATIONS, COSTS, OR DESCRIPTIONS CONTAINED IN BUILDING PERMITS FILED WITHIN ANY ENTITY IN THIS STATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 30-2-30 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"For purposes of this
act chapter, the following terms have the following meanings:
(1) 'Personal information' means information that identifies or describes an individual including, but not limited to, an individual's photograph or digitized image, social security number, date of birth, driver's identification number, name, home address, home telephone number, medical or disability information, education level, financial status, bank account numbers, account or identification number issued by or used, or both, by any federal or state governmental agency or private financial institution, employment history, height, weight, race, other physical details, signature, biometric identifiers, and any credit records or reports.
'Personal information' does not mean:
(a) information about boating accidents, vehicular accidents, driving violations, boating violations, or driver status, or names and addresses from any registration documents filed with the Department of Revenue as a business address which also may be a personal address; or
(b) contractor information, locations, costs, or descriptions contained in building permits filed with any entity within this State.
(2) 'Legitimate public purpose' means a purpose or use which falls clearly within the statutory charge or mandates of an agency, board, commission, institution, department, or other state entity.
(3) 'Commercial solicitation' means contact by telephone, mail, or electronic mail for the purpose of selling or marketing a consumer product or service. 'Commercial solicitation' does not include contact by whatever means for the purpose of:
(a) offering membership in a credit union;
(b) notification of continuing education opportunities;
(c) selling or marketing banking, insurance, securities, or commodities services provided by an institution or entity defined in or required to comply with the Federal Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Modernization Act, 113 Stat. 1338; or
(d) contacting persons for political purposes using information on file with state or local voter registration offices.
(4) 'Medical information' includes, but is not limited to, blood samples and test results obtained and kept by the Department of Health and Environmental Control pursuant to Section 44-37-30."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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