S. 1535 (112th): Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2011

Introduced:

Sep 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Richard Blumenthal

Senior Senator from Connecticut

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011
Length: 200 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to protect consumers by mitigating the vulnerability of personally identifiable information to theft through a security breach, providing notice and remedies to consumers in the wake of such a breach, holding companies accountable for preventable breaches, facilitating the sharing of post-breach technical information between companies, and enhancing criminal and civil penalties and other protections against the unauthorized collection or use of personally identifiable information.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1995 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2014

S. 1408 (Related)
Data Breach Notification Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2011

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1535” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Sep 8, 2011
Reported by Committee
Sep 22, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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