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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 062 : Protection of Personal Information

Subchapter 001 : General Provisions

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 2431)
  • § 2431. Acquisition of brokered personal information; prohibitions

    (a) Prohibited acquisition and use.

    (1) A person shall not acquire brokered personal information through fraudulent means.

    (2) A person shall not acquire or use brokered personal information for the purpose of:

    (A) stalking or harassing another person;

    (B) committing a fraud, including identity theft, financial fraud, or e-mail fraud; or

    (C) engaging in unlawful discrimination, including employment discrimination and housing discrimination.

    (b) Enforcement.

    (1) A person who violates a provision of this section commits an unfair and deceptive act in commerce in violation of section 2453 of this title.

    (2) The Attorney General has the same authority to adopt rules to implement the provisions of this section and to conduct civil investigations, enter into assurances of discontinuance, bring civil actions, and take other enforcement actions as provided under chapter 63, subchapter 1 of this title. (Added 2017, No. 171 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2019.)