H.R. 654 (112th): Do Not Track Me Online Act


Feb 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jackie Speier

Representative for California's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2011
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe regulations regarding the collection and use of information obtained by tracking the Internet activity of an individual, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/11/2011--Introduced.Do Not Track Me Online Act - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate regulations to establish standards for the required use of an online opt-out mechanism to allow ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 11, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 654”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (22D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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