S. 1151 Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2011


The Personal Data Privacy and Security Act intents to prevent and mitigate identity theft, to ensure privacy, to provide notice of security breaches, and to enhance criminal penalties, law enforcement assistance, and other protections against security breaches, fraudulent access, and misuse of personally identifiable information.

Subject areas

  • Patrick Leahy, us senators, web law, Personal data Privacy and security ActCrime and Law Enforcement
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business records
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Computer security and identity theft
  • Crime victims
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Department of Justice


Sen. Patrick Leahy (VT) (pictured)


This bill was introduced on June 7, 2011 and has been referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary.On September 22, it was placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 181.

Text of the Bill


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