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H.R. 4400 (113th): Data Accountability and Trust Act

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To protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a security breach.

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Sponsor and status

Bobby Rush

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2014
Length: 38 pages
Apr 4, 2014
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 4, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

Rush, Barton worried users personal info at risk: Caucus Members ask eBay questions about security breach
    — Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1] (Sponsor) on May 28, 2014

Barton, Caucus Members ask Home Depot questions about data security breach
    — Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6, 1985-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 15, 2014

Caucus Members ask eBay questions about security breach
    — Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6, 1985-2018] (Co-sponsor) on May 28, 2014

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Apr 4, 2014

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

H.R. 4400 (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. 4400. 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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