S. 1490 (111th): Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2009


Jul 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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


Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Nov 5, 2009
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)

TitleI - Enhancing Punishment for Identity Theft and Other Violations of Data Privacy and SecuritySection101 - Amends the federal criminal code to add intentionally accessing a computer without authorization to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 5, 2009
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1490”). 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, 1R) (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. 495 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 3, 2007

S. 1151 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2011

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