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

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S. 1535 would 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.

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Latest Major Action: 9/15/2011: Senate committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Committee on the Judiciary. Date of scheduled consideration. SD-226. 10:00 a.m.

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    Costs: $0.55 per
    and increases their $162,301.27 share of the national debt by $0.55.
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