1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 809 as follows:
1.2Page 1, after line 4, insert:

1.3    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 299A.681, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
1.4    Subd. 3. Duties. The advisory board shall offer advice to the commissioner on the
1.5development of an overall strategy to ameliorate the harm caused to the public by identity
1.6theft and financial crime within Minnesota. The strategy may include the development of
1.7protocols and procedures to investigate financial crimes and a structure for best addressing
1.8these issues on a statewide basis and in a multijurisdictional manner. The commissioner
1.10(1) establish a multijurisdictional statewide Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force to
1.11investigate major financial crimes;
1.12(2) with advice from the advisory board, select a statewide commander of the task force
1.13who serves at the pleasure of the commissioner;
1.14(3) develop an objective grant review application process that is free from conflicts of
1.16(4) with advice from the advisory board, issue grants to support efforts to combat identity
1.17theft and financial crime;
1.18(5) with advice from the advisory board, assist law enforcement agencies and victims
1.19in developing a process to collect and share information to improve the investigation and
1.20prosecution of identity theft and financial crime;
1.21(6) with advice from the advisory board, develop and approve an operational budget for
1.22the office of the statewide commander and the Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force;
2.1(7) with advice from the advisory board, develop and implement a comprehensive process
2.2through the victims assistance program to assist victims of identity theft crimes to:
2.3(i) report these crimes to the appropriate state and federal authorities; and
2.4(ii) protect, correct, and restore their financial accounts, personal and credit information,
2.5identities, and privacy; and
2.6(8) enter into any contracts necessary to establish and maintain a relationship with
2.7retailers, financial institutions, and other businesses to deal effectively with identity theft
2.8and financial crime.
2.9    The task force described in clause (1) may consist of members from local law enforcement
2.10agencies, federal law enforcement agencies, state and federal prosecutors' offices, and
2.11representatives from retail businesses, financial institutions, and not-for-profit organizations.

2.12    Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 299A.681, subdivision 8, is amended to read:
2.13    Subd. 8. Victims assistance program. (a) The commissioner may must establish a
2.14victims' assistance program to assist victims of economic crimes and provide prevention
2.15and awareness programs. The commissioner may retain the services of not-for-profit
2.16organizations to assist in the development and delivery systems in aiding victims of financial
2.17crime. The program may not provide any financial assistance to victims, but may must assist
2.18victims in obtaining obtain police assistance and advise victims in how to protect personal
2.19accounts and identities. The program must assist identity theft victims obtain identity theft
2.20passports under section 299A.682. Services may must include a victim toll-free telephone
2.21number, fax number, website, Monday through Friday telephone service, e-mail response,
2.22and interfaces to other helpful websites. Victims' information compiled are is governed
2.23under chapter 13. The commissioner must post or communicate through public service
2.24announcements in newspapers, radio, television, cable access, billboards, Internet, websites,
2.25and other normal advertising channels: (1) the victim toll-free telephone number, fax number,
2.26and website address; (2) the e-mail address of the victims assistance program; and (3) the
2.27specific types of assistance the program provides.
2.28(b) The commissioner may post or communicate, through public service announcements
2.29in newspapers, radio, television, cable access, billboards, Internet, websites, and other normal
2.30advertising channels, a financial reward of up to $2,000 for tips leading to the apprehension
2.31and successful prosecution of individuals committing economic crime. All rewards must
2.32be approved by the commissioner. The release of funds must be made to an individual whose
2.33information leads to the apprehension and prosecution of offenders committing economic
3.1or financial crimes against citizens or businesses in Minnesota. All rewards paid to an
3.2individual must be reported to the Department of Revenue along with the individual's Social
3.3Security number.

3.4    Sec. 3. [299A.682] IDENTITY THEFT PASSPORT.
3.5    Subdivision 1. Authorization and requirements. The commissioner, in cooperation
3.6with any law enforcement agency, may issue an identity theft passport to a person who:
3.7(1) is a victim of identity theft in Minnesota, as described in section 609.527; and
3.8(2) has filed a police report with any law enforcement agency citing that the person is
3.9a victim of identity theft.
3.10    Subd. 2. Application. A victim who has filed a report of identity theft with a law
3.11enforcement agency may apply for an identity theft passport through the law enforcement
3.12agency. The law enforcement agency must send a copy of the police report and the application
3.13to the commissioner. The commissioner must process the application and supporting report,
3.14and may issue the victim an identity theft passport in the form of a card or certificate.
3.15    Subd. 3. Use. A victim of identity theft issued an identity theft passport may present the
3.16passport to:
3.17(1) a law enforcement agency, to help prevent the victim's arrest or detention for an
3.18offense committed by someone other than the victim who is using the victim's identity; or
3.19(2) a creditor of the victim, to aid in the creditor's investigation and establishment of
3.20whether fraudulent charges were made against accounts in the victim's name or whether
3.21accounts were opened using the victim's identity.
3.22    Subd. 4. Acceptance. A law enforcement agency or creditor may accept an identity theft
3.23passport issued pursuant to this section and presented by a victim at the discretion of the
3.24law enforcement agency or creditor. A law enforcement agency or creditor may consider
3.25the surrounding circumstances and available information regarding the offense of identity
3.26theft pertaining to the victim.
3.27    Subd. 5. Classification of data. An application made with the commissioner under
3.28subdivision 2, including any supporting documentation, is classified as private data on
3.29individuals under chapter 13.
3.30    Subd. 6. Rulemaking. The commissioner must adopt rules necessary to implement this
3.31section. Rules adopted under this subdivision must include a procedure that enables the
4.1commissioner to ensure that an identity theft passport applicant has an identity theft claim
4.2that is legitimate and adequately substantiated."
4.3Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
4.4Amend the title accordingly