S. 495 (110th): Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2007


Feb 6, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 3, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: May 23, 2007
Length: 76 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prevent and mitigate identity theft, to ensure privacy, to provide notice of security breaches, and to enhance criminal penalties, law enforcement assistance, and other protections against security breaches, fraudulent access, and misuse of personally identifiable information.

Summary (CRS)

5/23/2007--Reported to Senate amended.Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2007 - TitleI - Enhancing Punishment For Identity Theft And Other Violations Of Data Privacy and SecuritySection101 - Amends the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 6, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 3, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 495”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (6D, 1I) (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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