IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 9, 2015
Mr. Cardin (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
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Reducing the Effects of the Cyberattack on OPM Victims Emergency Response Act of 2015 or the
Identity protection coverage for individuals affected by Federal agency data breaches
In this section, the term affected individual means any individual whose personally identifiable information was compromised during—
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
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.
Identity protection coverage
The Office of Personnel Management shall provide to each affected individual complimentary identity protection coverage that—
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;
is effective for the remainder of the life of the individual; and
includes not less than $5,000,000 in identity theft insurance.