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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Dissemination of identifying information. Provides that if: (1) a person knowingly or intentionally disseminates the personally identifying information of a minor to intimidate, abuse, threaten, harass, or frighten the minor; and (2) the dissemination places the minor in reasonable fear of physical injury; the person commits unlawful dissemination of personally identifying information, a Class A misdemeanor. Increases the criminal penalty for unlawful dissemination of personally identifying information under certain circumstances. Establishes a cause of action for the dissemination of personally identifying information, and provides that a prevailing plaintiff may be awarded actual damages, punitive damages, attorney's fees, and costs. Dissemination of identifying information. Provides that if: (1) a person knowingly or intentionally disseminates the personally identifying information of a minor to intimidate, abuse, threaten, harass, or frighten the minor; and (2) the dissemination places the minor in reasonable fear of physical injury; the person commits unlawful dissemination of personally identifying information, a Class A misdemeanor. Increases the criminal penalty for unlawful dissemination of personally identifying information under certain circumstances. Establishes a cause of action for the dissemination of personally identifying information, and provides that a prevailing plaintiff may be awarded actual damages, punitive damages, attorney's fees, and costs.