HR 1528 Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2011
On April 13, 2011, Rep Cliff Stearns (R-FL) introduced the Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2011 (HR 1528). According to Rep Stearns, the bill would:
- Require covered entities to notify consumers that their personally identifiable information as defined in the bill may be used for a purpose unrelated to the transaction.
- Require an entity to provide consumers the opportunity to preclude the sale or disclosure of their information to any organization that is not an information-sharing partner.
- Provide for a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved five-year self-regulatory program and prescribes requirements for a self-regulatory consumer dispute resolution process.
- Require the FTC to presume that an entity is in compliance with this Act if it participates in an approved self-regulatory program.
- No private right of action.
- Full state preemption.
4/13/2011: Referred to the House Commerce Committee
Sponsor: Rep Cliff Stearns (R-FL)
Rep Bilbray, Brian P. [CA-50] - 4/13/2011
Rep Duncan, John J., Jr. [TN-2] - 4/14/2011
Rep Manzullo, Donald A. [IL-16] - 4/13/2011
Rep Matheson, Jim [UT-2] - 4/13/2011