IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Identity Theft - Legislation
This section presents a sample of links to online Federal and State legislation and testimony.
Following are examples of specific enacted Federal laws concerning identity theft:
- Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
- Fair Credit Reporting Act
- Identity Theft Assumption and Deterrence Act
To conduct a search of Federal legislation, visit Congress.gov.
State and Territory Legislation
To learn about legislation that has been enacted or introduced in a specific state, conduct a search of the state's legislature website. See the State Legislatures Internet Links section of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) website to locate appropriate sites. Also see NCSL's Identity Theft State Statutes resource, which highlights state-level statutes related to identity theft.