Text: S.Res.29 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/30/2017)

1st Session
S. RES. 29

Recognizing January 28, 2017, as “National Data Privacy Day”.


January 30, 2017

Mr. Daines submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


Recognizing January 28, 2017, as “National Data Privacy Day”.

    Whereas, on January 28, 2017, National Data Privacy Day is recognized;

    Whereas technology has enhanced our ability to communicate, learn, and work and is now a part of our everyday lives;

    Whereas personal information has become a form of currency;

    Whereas it is easier now than ever before to share personal information with friends, colleagues, and companies;

    Whereas the sharing of personal information may compromise the privacy of individuals if appropriate protective action is not taken;

    Whereas governments, corporations, and individuals have a role in protecting the privacy of individuals; and

    Whereas National Data Privacy Day constitutes a nationwide effort to educate and raise awareness about respecting privacy and safeguarding data: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Senate—

(1) recognizes January 28, 2017, as “National Data Privacy Day”; and

(2) encourages governments, individuals, privacy professionals, educators, corporations, and other relevant organizations to take steps to protect the privacy of individuals.

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