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Short Titles as Introduced

SHIELD Act
Showing How Isolationism Effects Long-term Development Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require the Secretary of Commerce and Federal Trade Commission to conduct an assessment and analysis of regulations regarding data localization and to establish a compendium of such laws and develop a means for maintaining, tracking, and updating such compendium.


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Date Actions Overview
05/22/2020Introduced in House

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05/22/2020Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/22/2020Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/22/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce05/22/2020 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs05/22/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/22/2020)

Showing How Isolationism Effects [sic] Long-term Development Act or the SHIELD Act

This bill requires the Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to study and report on electronic commerce, including data sharing and data flow, and its impact on the U.S. economy.

Such study shall involve a review of (1) the economic benefit of the free transfer of data, (2) the impact of digital trade barriers on the U.S. economy and business development, and (3) the beneficial impacts of data agreements on commerce. Commerce and the FTC must also establish and maintain a compendium of data localization regulations.

Commerce and the FTC must report to Congress the results of such study and any recommendations to promote U.S. economic activity through electronic commerce.