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S.RES.337: A resolution expressing support for the designation of January 28, 2014, as "National Data Privacy Day".

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about civil rights and liberties, minority issues
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Sponsor John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va.
Total Cosponsors 9 (8 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Jan. 27, 2014
Latest Major Action Jan. 27, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses support for the designation of January 28, 2014, as National Data Privacy Day.

Encourages: (1) state and local governments to raise awareness about data privacy and security; (2) privacy professionals and educators to discuss such privacy and security; (3) corporations, governments, and other organizations to take steps to protect the privacy and security of individuals and to promote trust in technologies; (4) individuals to learn about the specific steps they can take to protect the privacy of information they possess about themselves and others; and (5) everyone to respect privacy, safeguard data they possess, and enable trust.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 27, 2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S491; text as passed Senate: CR S490)