Security freezes; protected consumer, proof of authority, (SB95)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Security freezes for protected consumers. Provides that sufficient proof of authority for a person to place a security freeze for a protected consumer includes a birth certification or a written, notarized statement signed by a representative that expressly describes the authority of the representative to act on behalf of the protected consumer. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/12/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101339D
12/12/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB95)
02/07/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Committee substitute printed 18106877D-S1
02/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB95S1)
02/09/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/12/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106877D-S1
02/12/2018Reading of amendments waived
02/12/2018Amendments by Senator Surovell agreed to
02/12/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments SB95ES1
02/12/2018Printed as engrossed 18106877D-ES1
02/12/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Passed by for the day
02/13/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB95ES1)
02/13/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2018Placed on Calendar
02/19/2018Read first time
02/19/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
03/01/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read second time
03/06/2018Read third time
03/06/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB95ER)
03/08/2018Signed by Speaker
03/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB95ER)
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/16/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 16, 2018
03/16/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 480 (effective 7/1/18)
03/23/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0480)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.