H.R.1043 - To amend title 18, United States Code, to limit the recovery of damages in a civil action related to the disclosure of certain personal information from State motor vehicle records, and for other purposes.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] (Introduced 02/14/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/02/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1043 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/14/2017)
This bill amends the federal criminal code limit the civil liability of a defendant who misuses personal information in a driving record.
Current law establishes civil liability for a defendant who knowingly obtains, discloses, or uses personal information in a driving record for an unauthorized purpose.
This bill limits a defendant's civil liability to the knowing disclosure or use of a driver's personal information for an unauthorized purpose.
Additionally, it revises the liability standard for punitive damages to require proof that a defendant's conduct was intentional (instead of willful or reckless).