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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011
Length: 200 pages
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
Sep 8, 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.
Feb 4, 2014
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1995 (113th).
S. 1535 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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