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Short Titles as Introduced

Social Security On-Line Privacy Protection Act of 1996

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To regulate the use by interactive computer services of Social Security account numbers and related personally identifiable information.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
09/28/1996Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
10/11/1996Referred to the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance.
Action By: Committee on Commerce
10/11/1996Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Hazardous Materials.
Action By: Committee on Commerce
09/30/1996Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1842)
Action By: House of Representatives
09/28/1996Referred to the House Committee on Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/28/1996Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Herger, Wally [R-CA-2]* 09/28/1996
Rep. Bilbray, Brian P. [R-CA-49]* 09/28/1996
Rep. Meyers, Jan [R-KS-3]* 09/28/1996

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Commerce09/28/1996 Referred to
House Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Hazardous Materials10/11/1996 Referred to
House Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance10/11/1996 Referred to

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Subjects (14)


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Introduced in House (09/28/1996)

Social Security On-Line Privacy Protection Act of 1996 - Prohibits an interactive computer service providing computer access to multiple users via modem or other means of telecommunication to the Internet or any other on-line network from disclosing to a third party an individual's social security account number or related personally identifiable information without the individual's prior informed written consent. Requires such service to permit an individual to revoke any consent at any time, upon which revocation such service shall cease disclosing such number or information to a third party.

Gives the Federal Trade Commission enforcement authority under this Act.