H.R. 5838 (109th): Federal Agency Data Breach Notification Act

Introduced:
Jul 19, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Thomas “Tom” Davis III
Representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 19, 2006
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6163 (Related)
Federal Agency Data Breach Protection Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 25, 2006

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 19, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 19, 2006
Referred to Committee Jul 19, 2006
 
Full Title

To amend title 44, United States Code, to strengthen requirements related to security breaches of data involving the disclosure of sensitive personal information.

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

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7/19/2006--Introduced.
Federal Agency Data Breach Notification Act - Amends federal law governing public printing and documents to:
(1) instruct the Director of Office of Management and Budget to establish policies, procedures, and standards for agencies to follow in the event of a breach of data security involving disclosure of sensitive personal information in violation of federal law; and
(2) require timely notification to individuals whose sensitive personal information could be compromised as a result of such breach.
Authorizes the Chief Information Officer to enforce data breach policies.
Requires federal agency information security programs to include data breach notification procedures to alert individuals whose sensitive personal information is compromised.

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