A bill to prevent and mitigate identity theft, to ensure privacy, to provide notice of security breaches, and to enhance criminal penalties, law enforcement assistance, and other protections against security breaches, fraudulent access, and misuse of personally identifiable information.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011
Length: 138 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on September 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
4 Cosponsors (4 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy At A Hearing On Oversight Of The Federal Bureau Of Investigation”
— Sen. Patrick Leahy [D-VT, 1975-2022] (Sponsor) on Dec 14, 2011
“Grassley Statement Justice Department Spending Problems, Data Security”
— Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] on Sep 22, 2011
“Grassley Executive Business Meeting Statement on the Personal Data Privacy and Security Act”
— Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] on Sep 15, 2011
May 3, 2007
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 495 (110th).
Nov 5, 2009
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1490 (111th).
Jun 7, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 22, 2011
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jan 8, 2014
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1897 (113th).
S. 1151 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1151. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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