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Data Security and Breach Notification Act

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A bill to protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a breach of security.

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Date Actions Overview
11/30/2017Introduced in Senate

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11/30/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]* 11/30/2017
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]* 11/30/2017

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation11/30/2017 Referred to

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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.