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Seniors and Vulnerable Individuals' Safety and Financial Crimes Prevention Act

Washington Ballot Measure - Initiative Measure 1501

Election: Nov. 8, 2016 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Crime
Constitution
Senior Citizens

Yes
2,247,906
(70.64%)

Argument For

No
934,365
(29.36%)

Argument Against

Summary

This measure would increase penalties for criminal identity theft and civil penalties for consumer fraud when persons over sixty-five or vulnerable individuals are targeted. It would exempt certain information, including names, addresses, and other personally identifying information, of vulnerable individuals and in-home caregivers for vulnerable populations from public disclosure. It would also prohibit the state and state agencies from releasing certain information of vulnerable individuals and in-home caregivers of vulnerable populations except in limited situations.

Measure Text

This measure would increase the penalties for criminal identity theft and civil consumer fraud targeted at seniors or vulnerable individuals; and exempt certain information of vulnerable individuals and in-home caregivers from public disclosure.

Should this measure be enacted into law?

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