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SECTION 399-E*2
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General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 26
* § 399-e. Actions. No person, firm, corporation, partnership or other
association may deny credit, reduce the credit limit, or raise the cost
of credit of a consumer, solely because such consumer is a victim of
identity theft, if the person denying, reducing, or raising the cost of,
the credit has prior knowledge that the consumer was a victim of
identity theft. Actions taken by a creditor to assist a consumer
regarding his or her credit report, credit score or credit history or to
limit credit or financial losses to the consumer, including the
cancellation, monitoring or restructuring of consumer credit accounts,
shall not be considered violations of this section. For purposes of this
section, a person is the victim of identity theft if he or she possesses
a valid police report alleging that he or she is the victim of an
identity theft crime, including, but not limited to, a violation of
section 190.78, 190.79, 190.80, 190.82 or 190.83 of the penal law.

* NB There are 2 § 399-e's