H.R. 3997 (109th): Data Accountability and Trust Act (DATA)


Oct 6, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Steven LaTourette

Representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 2, 2006
Length: 108 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 4127 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Mar 29, 2006

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide for secure financial data, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/2/2006--Reported to House amended, Part II.Data Accountability and Trust Act (DATA) - Section2 - Requires the Federal Trade Commission ( FTC) to promulgate regulations that require each person engaged in ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 6, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 16, 2006
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3997”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (17R, 7D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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