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H.R. 1913 (113th): Application Privacy, Protection, and Security Act of 2013

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To provide for greater transparency in and user control over the treatment of data collected by mobile applications and to enhance the security of such data.

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Sponsor and status

Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 9, 2013
Length: 12 pages
May 9, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Hank Johnson's E-Newsletter for Oct. 31, 2013
    — Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] (Sponsor) on Nov 13, 2013

Rep. Johnson applauds progress on mobile apps privacy guidelines
    — Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] (Sponsor) on Nov 5, 2013

Rep. Johnson Calls on White House to Look to APPS Act as Foundation for the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights
    — Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] (Sponsor) on Oct 24, 2013

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May 9, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 1913 (113th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1913. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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