HR 611

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 611

To foster transparency about the commercial use of personal information, provide consumers with meaningful choice about the collection, use, and disclosure of such information, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 10, 2011

Mr. RUSH introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To foster transparency about the commercial use of personal information, provide consumers with meaningful choice about the collection, use, and disclosure of such information, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--TRANSPARENCY, NOTICE, AND INDIVIDUAL CHOICE

TITLE II--ACCURACY, ACCESS, AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

TITLE III--DATA SECURITY, DATA MINIMIZATION, AND ACCOUNTABILITY

TITLE IV--SAFE HARBOR AND SELF-REGULATORY CHOICE PROGRAM

TITLE V--EXEMPTIONS

TITLE VI--APPLICATION AND ENFORCEMENT

TITLE VII--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

TITLE I--TRANSPARENCY, NOTICE, AND INDIVIDUAL CHOICE

SEC. 101. INFORMATION TO BE MADE AVAILABLE.

SEC. 102. PROVISION OF NOTICE OR NOTICES.

SEC. 103. OPT-OUT CONSENT REQUIRED FOR COLLECTION AND USE OF COVERED INFORMATION BY A COVERED ENTITY.

SEC. 104. EXPRESS AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT.

SEC. 105. MATERIAL CHANGES TO PRIVACY PRACTICES.

SEC. 106. EXCEPTIONS.

TITLE II--ACCURACY, ACCESS, AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

SEC. 201. ACCURACY.

SEC. 202. ACCESS AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION.

TITLE III--DATA SECURITY, DATA MINIMIZATION, AND ACCOUNTABILITY

SEC. 301. DATA SECURITY.

SEC. 302. ACCOUNTABILITY.

SEC. 303. DATA MINIMIZATION OBLIGATIONS.

TITLE IV--SAFE HARBOR AND SELF-REGULATORY CHOICE PROGRAM

SEC. 401. SAFE HARBOR.

SEC. 402. APPROVAL BY THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION.

SEC. 403. REQUIREMENTS OF SELF-REGULATORY PROGRAM.

SEC. 404. RULEMAKING.

TITLE V--EXEMPTIONS

SEC. 501. USE OF AGGREGATE OR DEIDENTIFIED INFORMATION.

SEC. 502. ACTIVITIES COVERED BY OTHER FEDERAL PRIVACY LAWS.

TITLE VI--APPLICATION AND ENFORCEMENT

SEC. 601. GENERAL APPLICATION.

SEC. 602. ENFORCEMENT BY THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION.

SEC. 603. ENFORCEMENT BY STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL.

SEC. 604. PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION.

SEC. 605. EFFECT ON OTHER LAWS.

TITLE VII--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SEC. 701. REVIEW.

SEC. 702. CONSUMER AND BUSINESS EDUCATION CAMPAIGN.

SEC. 703. EFFECTIVE DATE.

SEC. 704. SEVERABILITY.

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