H.R.4028 - PROTECT Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10] (Introduced 10/12/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/12/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4028 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/12/2017)
Promoting Responsible Oversight of Transactions and Examinations of Credit Technology Act of 2017 or the PROTECT Act of 2017
This bill amends the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to require supervision and examination of large consumer reporting agencies regarding cybersecurity measures.
The bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to allow consumers to request a consumer reporting agency to place a security freeze on their reports. The bill includes provisions for fees and exceptions from such fees.
Consumer reporting agencies may not use a consumer's Social Security number in a consumer report or as a method to identify the consumer.