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Congress

House, Senate Tackle Data Security

June 15, 2011

On the same day that a House Energy and Commerce panel held its third hearing on the issue, top Democrats Wednesday on the Senate Commerce Committee waded into the data security debate with their own bill.

Senate Commerce Consumer Protection Subcommittee Chairman Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and Senate Commerce Chairman Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., introduced a bill that would require companies that possess personal information to take "reasonable" security measures to safeguard the information and notify consumers when their data has been accessed or stolen. It also would require firms to provide consumers with free credit reports and credit monitoring services for two years.

Meanwhile in the House, an Energy and Commerce subcommittee held a hearing to examine a draft bill crafted by the panel's chairwoman, Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., that also is aimed at providing consumers with more protections when a data breach occurs.

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