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Short Titles as Introduced

Black Box Privacy Protection Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require manufacturers to disclose to consumers the presence of event data recorders, or "black boxes", on new automobiles, motorcycles, and autocycles, and to require manufacturers to provide the consumer with the option to enable and disable such devices on future automobiles, motorcycles, and autocycles.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/28/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
08/04/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/28/2017Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/28/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5]* 07/28/2017
Rep. Jordan, Jim [R-OH-4] 08/11/2017
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 08/11/2017
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 08/11/2017

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce07/28/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection08/04/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/28/2017)

Black Box Privacy Protection Act

This bill requires manufacturers of automobiles, motorcycles, and autocycles to disclose to consumers (1) the presence and location of an event data recorder, (2) the type of information recorded and how such information is recorded, and (3) that the recording may be used in a law-enforcement proceeding.

A newly manufactured automobile may not be equipped with an event data recorder unless the recording function can be controlled by the consumer.