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Utah lawmaker dumps too- pricey privacy bill, pitches a milder version
HB19 » Republican waters down bill that would have required agencies to stop using nine-digit identifiers that mimic Social Security numbers.

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"There will be documentation costs. The PID [personal identifier] is on some notices that we send out," said the agency’s legal counsel Geoffrey Landward.

But upgrading the agency’s new multi-million client tracking system would cost-prohibitive, he said.

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A look back: The Baby Your Baby controversy

For past coverage of the program’s distribution of Social Security numbers to undocumented — and ineligible — clients, visit www.sltrib.com.

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A look back: The Baby Your Baby controversy

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