H.R. 4791 (110th): Federal Agency Data Protection Act


Dec 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 3, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Lacy Clay Jr.

Representative for Missouri's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2008
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 44, United States Code, to strengthen requirements for ensuring the effectiveness of information security controls over information resources that support Federal operations and assets, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/3/2008--Passed House amended.Federal Agency Data Protection Act - Section3 - Defines "personally identifiable information" as any information about an individual maintained by a federal agency, including information about the individual's ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 18, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 16, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Jun 3, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4791”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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