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S. 1746 (114th): RECOVER Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 9, 2015 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1746

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 9, 2015

(for himself, Ms. Mikulski, Mr. Warner, and Mr. Kaine) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A BILL

To require the Office of Personnel Management to provide complimentary, comprehensive identity protection coverage to all individuals whose personally identifiable information was compromised during recent data breaches at Federal agencies.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Reducing the Effects of the Cyberattack on OPM Victims Emergency Response Act of 2015 or the RECOVER Act.

2.

Identity protection coverage for individuals affected by Federal agency data breaches

(a)

Definition

In this section, the term affected individual means any individual whose personally identifiable information was compromised during—

(1)

the data breach of personnel records of current and former Federal employees, at a network maintained by the Department of the Interior, that was announced by the Office of Personnel Management on June 4, 2015; or

(2)

the data breach of systems of the Office of Personnel Management containing information related to the background investigations of current, former, and prospective Federal employees, and of other individuals.

(b)

Identity protection coverage

The Office of Personnel Management shall provide to each affected individual complimentary identity protection coverage that—

(1)

is not less comprehensive than the complimentary identify protection coverage that the Office provided to affected individuals before the date of enactment of this Act;

(2)

is effective for the remainder of the life of the individual; and

(3)

includes not less than $5,000,000 in identity theft insurance.