H.R. 1707 (112th): Data Accountability and Trust Act

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.



May 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bobby Rush

Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 4, 2011
Length: 38 pages


May 4, 2011

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H.R. 1707 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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