To ensure the privacy and security of sensitive personal information, to prevent and mitigate identity theft, to provide notice of security breaches involving sensitive personal information, and to enhance law enforcement assistance and other protections against security breaches, fraudulent access, and misuse of personal information.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 8, 2015
Length: 61 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on July 8, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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13 Cosponsors (13 Democrats)
Jul 8, 2015
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Oct 19, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4081 (115th).
H.R. 2977 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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