H.R. 4127 (109th): Data Accountability and Trust Act (DATA)

Introduced:

Oct 25, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 29, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Clifford “Cliff” Stearns

Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 2, 2006
Length: 158 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect computerized data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a security breach.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 25, 2005
 
Introduced

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Mar 29, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

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Details

Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (9R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

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