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

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.

Richard Blumenthal

Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011
Length: 200 pages
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.

History

Sep 8, 2011
 
Introduced

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Sep 22, 2011
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 1535 (112th) was a 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.

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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