S.2179 - Data Security and Breach Notification Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] (Introduced 11/30/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/30/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2179 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/30/2017)
Data Security and Breach Notification Act
This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission to require certain entities that own or possess data containing personal information, or that contract with a third-party to maintain or process such information, to implement certain information-security policies and procedures for the treatment and protection of the information.
Such entities must provide specified notice following the discovery of a security breach of such information.