H.R. 84 (109th): Online Privacy Protection Act of 2005

Introduced:
Jan 04, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Rodney Frelinghuysen
Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 04, 2005
Length
18 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 69 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 07, 2003

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 4, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 04, 2005
Referred to Committee Jan 04, 2005
 
Full Title

To require the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe regulations to protect the privacy of personal information collected from and about individuals who are not covered by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 on the Internet, to provide greater individual control over the collection and use of that information, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade

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Library of Congress Summary

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1/4/2005--Introduced.
Online Privacy Protection Act of 2005 - Makes it unlawful for an operator of a Web site or online service to collect, use, or disclose personal information concerning an individual (age 13 and above) in a manner that violates regulations to be prescribed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requiring such operators to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of personal information it collects from such individuals.
Requires such regulations to require such operators to provide a process for such individuals to consent to or limit the disclosure of such information.
Directs the FTC to provide incentives for efforts of self-regulation by operators to implement appropriate protections for such information.Authorizes the States to enforce such regulations by bringing actions on behalf of residents, requiring the State attorney general to first notify the FTC of such action.
Authorizes the FTC to intervene in any such action.Provides for enforcement of this Act through the Federal Trade Commission Act.

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