S.1927: Data Security Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about finance and financial sector
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Sponsor Thomas R. Carper, D-Del.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 15, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 3, 2014
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Bill Summary

Data Security Act of 2014 - Prescribes security procedures which an entity that maintains or communicates sensitive account or personal information must implement and enforce in order to protect the information from an unauthorized use likely to result in substantial harm or inconvenience to the consumer.

Grants exclusive enforcement powers to specified federal regulatory agencies with oversight of financial institutions.

Denies a private right of action, including a class action, regarding any act or practice regulated under this Act.

Prohibits any civil or criminal action in state court or under state law relating to any act or practice governed under this Act.

Prescribes data security standards to be implemented by federal agencies.

Preempts state law with respect to the responsibilities of any person to protect against and investigate such data security breaches and mitigate any losses or harm resulting from them.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 3, 2014 Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance. Hearings held.
Jan. 15, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.