H.R. 5588 (109th): Comprehensive Veterans’ Data Protection and Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2006

To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to protect sensitive personal information of veterans, to ensure that veterans are appropriately notified of any breach of data security with respect to such information, to provide free credit monitoring and credit reports for veterans and others affected by any such breach of data security, and for other purposes.

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Jun 12, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 12, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Salazar

Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district



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Jun 12, 2006

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