S. 3713 (109th): Privacy Rights and OversighT for Electronic and Commercial Transactions Act of 2006


Jul 21, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 21, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Hillary Clinton

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2006
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to protect privacy rights associated with electronic and commercial transactions.

Summary (CRS)

7/21/2006--Introduced.Privacy Rights and OversighT for Electronic and Commercial Transactions Act of 2006 or the PROTECT Act - Prohibits any for profit entity that handles individuals' personal data from:(1) compromising the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 21, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3713”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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