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S. 496 (100th): Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988

A bill to amend title 5 of the United States Code, to ensure privacy, integrity, and verification of data for computer matching, to establish Data Integrity Boards within Federal agencies, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 5, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 18, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 18, 1988.

Law
Pub.L. 100-503
Sponsor

William Cohen

Senator for Maine

Republican

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 1988

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History

Feb 5, 1987
 
Introduced

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May 19, 1987
 
Ordered Reported

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May 21, 1987
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 1, 1988
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 20, 1988
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 3, 1988
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 18, 1988
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 496 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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