H.R. 3559 (112th): Insurance Data Protection Act

Dec 05, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Steve Stivers
Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district
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Dec 05, 2011
6 pages

This bill was introduced on December 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Dec 05, 2011
Referred to Committee Dec 05, 2011
Full Title

To prohibit the Federal Insurance Office of the Department of the Treasury and other financial regulators from collecting data directly from an insurance company.


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3 cosponsors (3R) (show)

House Agriculture

General Farm Commodities and Risk Management

House Financial Services

Housing and Insurance

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Insurance Data Protection Act - Repeals the subpoena and enforcement powers of the Director of the Federal Insurance Office in the Department of the Treasury.
Declares that the sharing of any nonpublicly available data with or by the Office among other federal agencies, the state insurance regulators and their collective agents, or other entities does not affect any federal or state confidentiality privilege arising under federal or state law to which such data or information is otherwise subject.
Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to exempt an insurance company from the subpoena powers of the Director of the Office of Financial Research in the Treasury.
Prescribes the treatment of data collected by financial regulators from a nonbank financial company that is an insurance company, including confidentiality procedures and agency disclosure requirements.

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