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S. 3627: DELETE Act

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About the bill

This probably won’t get passed until Congress first enacts the CONTROL and ALT Acts.

Context and what the legislation does

In September, GovTrack Insider covered the Click to Quit Act, which would require that websites and apps make it easier for users to delete their account. Yet that still wouldn’t change an underlying problem: a user wishing to delete more than one account would still have to visit every single website and app individually.

The DELETE (Data Elimination and Limiting Extensive Tracking and Exchange) Act would have the Federal Trade Commission create an online portal allowing people to submit a one-time opt-out request for all their personal information and data, stored with all websites and apps registered with the system.

Most websites and apps would presumably have to be …

Sponsor and status

Bill Cassidy

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Louisiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2022
Length: 24 pages
Introduced
Feb 10, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Feb 10, 2022

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 10, 2022. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

History

Feb 10, 2022
 
Introduced

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Signed by the President

S. 3627 is 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3627. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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