H.R. 2221 (111th): Data Accountability and Trust Act

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 30, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 8, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Bobby Rush

Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2009
Length: 39 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a security breach.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 30, 2009
 
Introduced

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Sep 30, 2009
 
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.

Dec 8, 2009
 
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.

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