RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT AN IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION PROGRAM IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE FAIR AND ACCURATE CREDIT

TRANSACTIONS ACT OF 2003

WHEREAS, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions (FACT) Act of 2003 and related Federal Trade Commission Regulations require financial institutions and creditors to implement a written program by May 1, 2009 to detect, prevent, and  mitigate instances of identity theft on certain accounts; and

WHEREAS, government entities that defer payment for goods or services are considered creditors that must implement an identity theft prevention program; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Department of Environmental Services, the Warrenton-Fauquier Airport, and the Department of Parks & Recreation maintain accounts that are covered by FACT and the Federal Trade Commission Regulations; and

WHEREAS, an identity theft prevention program for Fauquier County has been drafted and submitted for the Board’s approval as is required by FACT; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 12th day of February 2009, That the Fauquier County Identity Theft Prevention Program be, and is hereby, approved and adopted; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the County Administrator, and/or his designate, and representatives of the respective Departments affected by this Identity Theft Program be, and are hereby, authorized to take all actions necessary to implement and maintain the Fauquier County Identity Theft Program. 

                                                                                    A Copy Teste 

                                                                                    Paul S. McCulla
                                                                                    Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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