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S. 1336 (116th): Data Breach Prevention and Compensation Act of 2019


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on May 7, 2019.


Data Breach Prevention and Compensation Act of 2019

This bill establishes an Office of Cybersecurity within the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The office must supervise the data security of credit reporting agencies, including through annual examinations. The office must also investigate and enforce suspected violations by credit reporting agencies.

The bill also requires notification to the FTC, relevant law enforcement and intelligence agencies, consumers, and the public of a data breach affecting a credit reporting agency.