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H.B. 234

             1     

CONSUMER CREDIT PROTECTION ACT

             2     
MODIFICATION

             3     
2009 GENERAL SESSION

             4     
STATE OF UTAH

             5     
Chief Sponsor: Julie Fisher

             6     
Senate Sponsor: Gregory S. Bell

             7     
             8      LONG TITLE
             9      General Description:
             10          This bill changes the title of Title 13, Chapter 44, from the "Consumer Credit
             11      Protection Act," to the "Protection of Personal Information Act."
             12      Highlighted Provisions:
             13          This bill:
             14          .    changes the title of Title 13, Chapter 44, from the "Consumer Credit Protection
             15      Act," to the "Protection of Personal Information Act"; and
             16          .    makes technical corrections.
             17      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             18          None
             19      Other Special Clauses:
             20          None
             21      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             22      AMENDS:
             23          13-44-101, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 343
             24          76-10-922, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 29
             25     
             26      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             27          Section 1. Section 13-44-101 is amended to read:


             28     
CHAPTER 44. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT

             29           13-44-101. Title.
             30          This chapter is known as the ["Consumer Credit Protection Act."] "Protection of
             31      Personal Information Act."
             32          Section 2. Section 76-10-922 is amended to read:
             33           76-10-922. Attorney General Litigation Fund.
             34          (1) (a) There is created a special revenue fund known as the Attorney General
             35      Litigation Fund for the purpose of providing funds to pay for any costs and expenses incurred
             36      by the state attorney general in relation to actions under state or federal antitrust, criminal laws,
             37      or civil proceedings under Title 13, Chapter 44, [Consumer Credit Protection Act] Protection
             38      of Personal Information Act. These funds are in addition to other funds as may be appropriated
             39      by the Legislature to the attorney general for the administration and enforcement of the laws of
             40      this state.
             41          (b) At the close of any fiscal year, any balance in the fund in excess of $2,000,000 shall
             42      be transferred to the General Fund.
             43          (c) The attorney general may expend monies from the Attorney General Litigation
             44      Fund for the purposes in Subsection (1)(a).
             45          (2) (a) All monies received by the state or its agencies by reason of any judgment,
             46      settlement, or compromise as the result of any action commenced, investigated, or prosecuted
             47      by the attorney general, after payment of any fines, restitution, payments, costs, or fees
             48      allocated by the court, shall be deposited in the Attorney General Litigation Fund, except as
             49      provided in Subsection (2)(b).
             50          (b) (i) Any expenses advanced by the attorney general in any of the actions under
             51      Subsection (1)(a) shall be credited to the Attorney General Litigation Fund.
             52          (ii) Any monies recovered by the attorney general on behalf of any private person or
             53      public body other than the state shall be paid to those persons or bodies from funds remaining
             54      after payment of expenses under Subsection (2)(b)(i).
             55          (3) The Division of Finance shall transfer any monies remaining in the Antitrust
             56      Revolving Account on July 1, 2002, to the Attorney General Litigation Fund created in
             57      Subsection (1).





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