S. 913 (112th): Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2011


May 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: May 9, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe regulations regarding the collection and use of personal information obtained by tracking the online activity of an individual, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/9/2011--Introduced.Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2011 - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate:(1) regulations that establish standards for the implementation of a mechanism by which an individual can indicate ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 9, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 913”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 418 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2013

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