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S. 1995 (113th): Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2014

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Richard Blumenthal

Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2014
Length: 104 pages
Introduced:

Feb 4, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Feb 4, 2014
 
Introduced

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S. 1995 (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.

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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