S. 1408 (112th): Data Breach Notification Act of 2011


Jul 22, 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.


Dianne Feinstein

Senator from California



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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2012
Length: 54 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require Federal agencies, and persons engaged in interstate commerce, in possession of data containing sensitive personally identifiable information, to disclose any breach of such information.

Summary (CRS)

2/6/2012--Reported to Senate amended.Data Breach Notification Act of 2011 - Section2 - Requires any federal agency or business entity engaged in interstate commerce that uses, accesses, transmits, stores, disposes of, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 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. 1408”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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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. 1535 (Related)
Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2011

S. 1151 (Related)
Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2011

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