H.R.135 - Individual Privacy Protection Act of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Collins, Cardiss [D-IL-7] (Introduced 01/05/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Government Operations|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/19/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Information, Justice, Transportation and Agriculture. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.135 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/05/1993)
Individual Privacy Protection Act of 1993- Amends the Privacy Act of 1974 to increase the minimum amount of civil damages against the United States when an agency fails to maintain a record on an individual with accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness in order to assure fairness. Sets limits on such recoveries.
Establishes an Individual Privacy Protection Board to: (1) study the data banks, automated data processing programs, and information systems of public and private organizations to determine standards and procedures in force for the protection of personal information; (2) recommend to the President and the Congress the extent to which provisions of the Privacy Act should be applied to such organizations; (3) develop guidelines and provide continuing assistance for, and investigate compliance with, individual records maintenance requirements; (4) review Federal law, Executive orders, regulations, directives, and judicial decisions and report on their consistency with the rights of privacy, due process of law, and other guarantees in the Constitution; and (5) comment on the implications for data protection of proposed Federal, State, or local statutes, regulations, or procedures.
Provides penalties for violations of privacy rights.