23.19.601    PURPOSE

(1) The Attorney General administers the identity theft passport program (passport program). Passports are available for eligible victims of identity theft. The Attorney General's Office, through the Office of Victim Services will work in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies to substantiate claims of identity theft prior to issuance of a passport.

(2) As a criminal justice agency, the Attorney General's Office is authorized to receive and share confidential criminal justice information with other law enforcement agencies to implement the provisions of the passport program.

History: 46-24-220, MCA; IMP, 46-24-220, MCA; NEW, 2005 MAR p. 2061, Eff. 10/18/05; TRANS, from Administration, 2006 MAR p. 322, Eff. 2/10/06.