S. 3742 (111th): Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2010


Aug 5, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 5, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Pryor

Senator from Arkansas



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Last Updated: Aug 5, 2010
Length: 41 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

Summary (CRS)

8/5/2010--Introduced.Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2010 - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate regulations requiring each covered entity (proprietorships, partnerships, estates, trusts, cooperatives, and nonprofit and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 5, 2010

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3742”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (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. 1207 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2011

H.R. 2221 (Related)
Data Accountability and Trust Act

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 8, 2009

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