Identity Theft Program Cards - Eligibility.

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[Rev. 11/21/2013 3:52:56 PM--2013]

[NAC-205 Revised Date: 6-12]

CHAPTER 205 - IDENTITY THEFT PROGRAM CARDS

205.010            Definitions.

205.020            “Identity theft” defined.

205.030            “Identity theft program card” defined.

205.040            Eligibility.

205.050            Application.

205.070            Approval or denial of application; issuance; activation.

205.080            Reports of issuance; verification of validity.

 

      NAC 205.010  Definitions. (NRS 205.4651)  As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, the words and terms defined in NAC 205.020 and 205.030 have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections.

     (Added to NAC by Att’y Gen. by R016-07, eff. 10-31-2007)

      NAC 205.020  “Identity theft” defined. (NRS 205.4651)  “Identity theft” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 205.4651.

     (Added to NAC by Att’y Gen. by R016-07, eff. 10-31-2007)

      NAC 205.030  “Identity theft program card” defined. (NRS 205.4651)  “Identity theft program card” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 205.4651.

     (Added to NAC by Att’y Gen. by R016-07, eff. 10-31-2007; A by R004-11, 12-30-2011)

      NAC 205.040  Eligibility. (NRS 205.4651)  A person may apply for an identity theft program card if the person:

     1.  Is a victim of identity theft in this State; and

     2.  Has filed with a law enforcement agency a written report stating that the person is a victim of identity theft.

     (Added to NAC by Att’y Gen. by R016-07, eff. 10-31-2007; A by R004-11, 12-30-2011)

      NAC 205.050  Application. (NRS 205.4651)

     1.  At the time that a person files with a law enforcement agency a written report stating that the person is a victim of identity theft, the law enforcement agency shall provide to the person a pamphlet prepared by the Attorney General which contains an application for an identity theft program card.

     2.  If the person wishes to apply for an identity theft program card, any agency designated by the Attorney General shall:

     (a) Assist the person in completing the application;

     (b) Review the supporting documentation of the person to confirm the identity of the person;

     (c) Refer the person to the Office of the Attorney General for review of the application; and

     (d) Forward the completed application and a copy of the written report stating that the person is a victim of identity theft to the Office of the Attorney General for review.

     (Added to NAC by Att’y Gen. by R016-07, eff. 10-31-2007; A by R004-11, 12-30-2011)

      NAC 205.070  Approval or denial of application; issuance; activation. (NRS 205.4651)

     1.  The Attorney General will approve an application for an identity theft program card if the Attorney General determines that:

     (a) The person applying for an identity theft program card is a victim of identity theft in this State;

     (b) The person has filed with a law enforcement agency a written report stating that the person is a victim of identity theft; and

     (c) The application is complete.

     2.  If the Attorney General approves an application, the Attorney General will issue and mail to the applicant an identity theft program card. An applicant who receives an identity theft program card must activate the identity theft program card by contacting the Office of the Attorney General. An identity theft program card is valid only if the applicant has activated the identity theft program card.

     3.  If the Attorney General denies an application, the Attorney General will mail to the applicant written notification of the denial.

     (Added to NAC by Att’y Gen. by R016-07, eff. 10-31-2007; A by R004-11, 12-30-2011)

      NAC 205.080  Reports of issuance; verification of validity. (NRS 205.4651)

     1.  When the Attorney General is able to transfer electronically to the Division information concerning the issuance of an identity theft program card:

     (a) The Attorney General will report to the Division the issuance of an identity theft program card.

     (b) A law enforcement officer who is presented with an identity theft program card may verify the validity of the identity theft program card by accessing the repository of information concerning the issuance of identity theft program cards established and maintained by the Division.

     2.  As used in this section, “Division” means the Records and Technology Division of the Department of Public Safety.

     (Added to NAC by Att’y Gen. by R016-07, eff. 10-31-2007; A by R004-11, 12-30-2011)