H.R. 2577 (112th): SAFE Data Act


Jul 18, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 18, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mary Bono Mack

Representative for California's 45th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

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)

7/18/2011--Introduced.Secure and Fortify Electronic Data Act or the SAFE Data Act - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate regulations requiring any person engaged in interstate commerce that owns ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 18, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2577”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1207 (Related)
Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2011

H.R. 1841 (Related)
Data Accountability and Trust Act (DATA) of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 11, 2011

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