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Credit Agencies Fighting I.D. Theft Bill

Credit Agencies Fighting I.D. Theft Bill

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(KSL News) -- Credit agencies are putting up a fight against a bill meant to protect your identity.

Senate Bill 39 would allow consumers to freeze their credit, and get a PIN number. To unfreeze their credit, they would need the PIN number.

Senator Carlene Walker says they're just trying to stay one step ahead of the bad guys with this legislation.

Credit agencies don't like the idea because it wouldn't allow those who freeze their credit to instantly get credit cards at a store.

They also say it's inconvenient for them. Both sides are now working on a compromise.

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