HR 1841

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1841

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

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 11, 2011

Mr. STEARNS (for himself and Mr. MATHESON) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. REQUIREMENTS FOR INFORMATION SECURITY.

SEC. 3. NOTIFICATION OF INFORMATION SECURITY BREACH.

SEC. 4. ENFORCEMENT.

SEC. 5. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 6. EFFECT ON OTHER LAWS.

SEC. 7. EFFECTIVE DATE AND SUNSET.

SEC. 8. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

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