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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Sep 8, 2011
 
Introduced

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Sep 22, 2011
 
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