S. 1151 (112th): Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2011


Jun 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011
Length: 138 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

9/22/2011--Reported to Senate amended.Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2011 - Section3 - Defines "sensitive personally identifiable information" for purposes of this Act to include:(1) specified combinations of data ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 7, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 22, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1151”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 1490 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 5, 2009

S. 1897 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 8, 2014

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