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112 STAT. 3010 PUBLIC LAW 105-318—OCT. 30, 1998 (1) the extent to which the number of victims (as defined in section 3663A(a) of title 18, United States Code) involved in the offense, including harm to reputation, inconvenience, and other difficulties resulting from the offense, is an adequate measure for establishing penalties under the Federal sentencing guidelines; (2) the number of means of identification, identification documents, or false identification documents (as those terms are defined in section 1028(d) of title 18, United States Code, as amended by this Act) involved in the offense, is an adequate measure for establishing penalties under the Federal sentencing guidelines; (3) the extent to which the value of the loss to any individual caused by the offense is an adequate measure for establishing penalties under the Federal sentencing guidelines; (4) the range of conduct covered by the offense; (5) the extent to which sentencing enhancements within the Federal sentencing guidelines and the court's authority to sentence above the applicable guideline range are adequate to ensure punishment at or near the maximum penalty for the most egregious conduct covered by the offense; (6) the extent to which Federal sentencing guidelines sentences for the offense have been constrained by statutory maximum penalties; (7) the extent to which Federal sentencing guidelines for the offense adequately achieve the purposes of sentencing set forth in section 3553(a)(2) of title 18, United States Code; and (8) any other factor that the United States Sentencing Commission considers to be appropriate. 18 USC 1028 SEC. 5. CENTRALIZED COMPLAINT AND CONSUMER EDUCATION note. SERVICE FOR VICTIMS OF IDENTITY THEFT. Deadline. (a) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Federal Trade Commission shall establish procedures to— (1) log and acknowledge the receipt of complaints by individuals who certify that they have a reasonable belief that 1 or more of their means of identification (as defined in section 1028 of title 18, United States Code, as amended by this Act) have been assumed, stolen, or otherwise unlawfully acquired in violation of section 1028 of title 18, United States Code, as amended by this Act; (2) provide informational materials to individuals described in paragraph (1); and (3) refer complaints described in paragraph (1) to appropriate entities, which may include referral to— (A) the 3 major national consumer reporting agencies; and (B) appropriate law enforcement agencies for potential law enforcement action. (b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this section. SEC. 6. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 18, UNITED STATES CODE. (a) TECHNICAL CORRECTION RELATING TO CRIMINAL FORFEITURE PROCEDURES.— Section 982(b)(1) of title 18, United States Code,