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S. 1535 - Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2011

Commerce. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to protect consumers by mitigating the vulnerability of personally identifiable information to theft through a security breach, providing notice and remedies to consumers in the wake of such a breach, holding companies accountable for preventable breaches, facilitating the sharing of post-breach technical information between companies, and enhancing criminal and civil penalties and other… More
A bill to protect consumers by mitigating the vulnerability of personally identifiable information to theft through a security breach, providing notice and remedies to consumers in the wake of such a breach, holding companies accountable for preventable breaches, facilitating the sharing of post-breach technical information between companies, and enhancing criminal and civil penalties and other protections against the unauthorized collection or use of personally identifiable information. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2011

S. 1535 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to protect consumers by mitigating the vulnerability of personally identifiable information to theft through a security breach, providing notice and remedies to consumers in the wake of such a breach, holding companies accountable for preventable breaches, facilitating the sharing of post-breach technical information between companies, and enhancing criminal and civil penalties and other protections against the unauthorized collection or use of personally identifiable information. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to protect consumers by mitigating the vulnerability of personally identifiable information to theft through a security breach, providing notice and remedies to consumers in the wake of such a breach, holding companies accountable for preventable breaches, facilitating the sharing of post-breach technical information between companies, and enhancing criminal and civil penalties and other protections against the unauthorized collection or use of personally identifiable information.
Other Titles
  • Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2011
  • Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2011
Sponsor
Richard Blumenthal
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Business records
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer affairs
  • Consumer credit
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government information and archives
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Internet and video services
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Right of privacy
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Major Actions
Introduced9/08/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/08/2011
9/08/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Put on a legislative calendar9/22/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
9/22/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar9/22/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 182.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$0
$262,394
$1,135,285
$902,721
$2,300,400
0 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2011

0 organizations supported this bill

3 organizations opposed this bill

Credit Union National Association
Hildreth, John, Johnson, Michele & Dalpiaz, Jeremy (2011, October 7). CUNA Issue Summary DATA SECURITY. Retrieved May 10, 2012, from Credit Union National Association, Inc.
National Retail Federation
Shearman, J. Craig (2011, September 22). Committee ok's data breach bills despite warnings of 'Notice fatigue'. Retrieved May 16, 2012, from NRF.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Leahy, Patrick J. (2011, September 21). Letter opposing S. 1535, the “Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act. Retrieved May 10, 2012, from US Chamber of Commerce.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$1,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$16,250
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$19,500
John BarrassoRWY$0$19,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$38,500
Mark BegichDAK$0$8,862
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$16,750
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$7,000
Roy BluntRMO$0$62,400
John BoozmanRAR$0$20,400
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$31,080
Scott BrownRMA$0$53,700
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$26,819
Richard BurrRNC$0$16,945
Maria CantwellDWA$0$15,750
Ben CardinDMD$0$8,250
Tom CarperDDE$0$16,500
Bob CaseyDPA$0$17,300
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$49,200
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$18,750
Tom CoburnROK$0$6,750
William Thad CochranRMS$0$10,553
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$40,450
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$1,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$15,150
Bob CorkerRTN$0$56,150
John CornynRTX$0$60,335
Mike CrapoRID$0$33,500
Jim DeMintRSC$0$17,700
Dick DurbinDIL$0$28,550
Mike EnziRWY$0$16,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$34,750
Al FrankenDMN$0$10,210
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$46,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$30,534
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$46,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$9,000
Tom HarkinDIA$0$7,500
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$39,200
Dean HellerRNV$0$24,950
John HoevenRND$0$22,500
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,750
Jim InhofeROK$0$16,202
Dan InouyeDHI$0$13,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$26,300
Mike JohannsRNE$0$27,200
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$3,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$29,500
John F. KerryDMA$0$17,500
Mark KirkRIL$0$25,200
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$20,000
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$1,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$36,350
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$7,750
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$8,500
Mike LeeRUT$0$18,000
Carl LevinDMI$0$15,400
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$34,750
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$47,800
John McCainRAZ$0$13,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$16,500
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$55,700
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$27,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$22,750
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$6,750
Jerry MoranRKS$0$11,700
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$26,950
Patty MurrayDWA$0$25,450
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$34,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$28,750
Rand PaulRKY$0$20,600
Rob PortmanROH$0$30,250
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$18,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$13,250
Harry ReidDNV$0$76,300
Jim RischRID$0$20,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$22,550
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$31,300
Marco RubioRFL$0$24,905
Bernie SandersIVT$0$10,250
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$27,250
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$15,200
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$10,255
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$23,500
Olympia SnoweRME$0$35,350
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$21,450
Jon TesterDMT$0$35,750
John ThuneRSD$0$33,750
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$13,050
Mark UdallDCO$0$34,750
Tom UdallDNM$0$3,500
David VitterRLA$0$25,250
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$39,150
Jim WebbDVA$0$1,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$9,850
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$39,750
Ron WydenDOR$0$23,300

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$1,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$16,250
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$19,500
John BarrassoRWY$0$19,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$38,500
Mark BegichDAK$0$8,862
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$16,750
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$7,000
Roy BluntRMO$0$62,400
John BoozmanRAR$0$20,400
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$31,080
Scott BrownRMA$0$53,700
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$26,819
Richard BurrRNC$0$16,945
Maria CantwellDWA$0$15,750
Ben CardinDMD$0$8,250
Tom CarperDDE$0$16,500
Bob CaseyDPA$0$17,300
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$49,200
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$18,750
Tom CoburnROK$0$6,750
William Thad CochranRMS$0$10,553
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$40,450
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$1,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$15,150
Bob CorkerRTN$0$56,150
John CornynRTX$0$60,335
Mike CrapoRID$0$33,500
Jim DeMintRSC$0$17,700
Dick DurbinDIL$0$28,550
Mike EnziRWY$0$16,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$34,750
Al FrankenDMN$0$10,210
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$46,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$30,534
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$46,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$9,000
Tom HarkinDIA$0$7,500
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$39,200
Dean HellerRNV$0$24,950
John HoevenRND$0$22,500
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$1,750
Jim InhofeROK$0$16,202
Dan InouyeDHI$0$13,900
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$26,300
Mike JohannsRNE$0$27,200
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$3,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$29,500
John F. KerryDMA$0$17,500
Mark KirkRIL$0$25,200
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$20,000
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$1,000
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$36,350
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$7,750
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$8,500
Mike LeeRUT$0$18,000
Carl LevinDMI$0$15,400
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$34,750
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$47,800
John McCainRAZ$0$13,000
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$16,500
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$55,700
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$27,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$22,750
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$6,750
Jerry MoranRKS$0$11,700
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$26,950
Patty MurrayDWA$0$25,450
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$34,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$28,750
Rand PaulRKY$0$20,600
Rob PortmanROH$0$30,250
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$18,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$13,250
Harry ReidDNV$0$76,300
Jim RischRID$0$20,000
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$22,550
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$31,300
Marco RubioRFL$0$24,905
Bernie SandersIVT$0$10,250
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$27,250
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$15,200
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$10,255
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$23,500
Olympia SnoweRME$0$35,350
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$21,450
Jon TesterDMT$0$35,750
John ThuneRSD$0$33,750
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$13,050
Mark UdallDCO$0$34,750
Tom UdallDNM$0$3,500
David VitterRLA$0$25,250
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$39,150
Jim WebbDVA$0$1,000
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$9,850
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$39,750
Ron WydenDOR$0$23,300

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Credit unions$1,135,285
Retail trade$902,721
Chambers of commerce$262,394
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