S. 141 (111th): Protecting the Privacy of Social Security Numbers Act


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dianne Feinstein

Senator from California



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 36 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to limit the misuse of Social Security numbers, to establish criminal penalties for such misuse, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/6/2009--Introduced.Protecting the Privacy of Social Security Numbers Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the display, sale, or purchase of Social Security numbers without the affirmatively expressed consent ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 6, 2009

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. 141”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 1199 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2011

S. 3789 (Related)
Social Security Number Protection Act of 2010

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 18, 2010

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