S. 177 - Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015

Commerce. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a breach of security. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015

S. 177 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a breach of security. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a breach of security.
Other Titles
  • Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015
  • Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015
Sponsor
Bill Nelson
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Commerce
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Bank accounts, deposits, capital
  • Banking and financial institutions regulation
  • Business records
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Computers and information technology
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer affairs
  • Consumer credit
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Internet and video services
  • Right of privacy
  • Small business
  • Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced1/13/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/13/2015
    1/13/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
    1/13/2015Introduced in Senate
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Consumer groups, which…

    opposed this bill

    Consumer groups$750
    $750

    0 Organizations Supported and 11 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015

    0 organizations supported this bill

    11 organizations opposed this bill

    Center for Democracy & Technology
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.
    Center for Digital Democracy
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.
    Consumer Action
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.
    Consumer Federation of America
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.
    Consumer Watchdog
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.
    Consumers Union
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.
    Electronic Frontier Foundation
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.
    National Consumers League
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.
    Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.
    Public Knowledge
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.
    U.S. PIRG
    undersigned organizations (2015, April 9). Re: Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015. Retrieved January 7, 2016, from New America.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from Consumer groups interest groups, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$500
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Tom CottonRAR$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$0$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    James LankfordROK$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$0$500
    Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Tom CottonRAR$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Steve DainesRMT$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$0$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$0$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    James LankfordROK$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    David PerdueRGA$0$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Ben SasseRNE$0$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250
    Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Thom TillisRNC$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Consumer groups$750
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