S. 139 (111th): Data Breach Notification Act

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Dianne Feinstein

Senator from California

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2010
Length: 26 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require Federal agencies, and persons engaged in interstate commerce, in possession of data containing sensitive personally identifiable information, to disclose any breach of such information.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 6, 2009
 
Introduced

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Nov 5, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

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