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Related Bill Bill Short Title Rural America Digital Accessibility Act Introduced 1/4/2005 Last Action (date) 2/4/2005 Committee/ Description Subcommittee Subcommittee on To bridge the digital divide in rural areas Telecommunications and (McHugh) the Internet Subcommittee on Domestic and To establish a grant program to support International Monetary broadband based economic development Policy, Trade and efforts (McHugh) Technology Subcommittee on To expand rural access to broadband Research services (Udall) Subcommittee on To promote deployment of competitive video Telecommunications and services and eliminate redundant and the Internet unnecessary regulation (Blackburn) A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide for the expensing of broadband Committee on Finance Internet access expenditures and for other purposes (Rockefeller) A bill to amend the Telecommunications Act Committee on of 1996 to preserve and protect the ability of Commerce, Science and local governments to provide broadband Transportation capability and services (Lautenberg) A bill to promote deployment of competitive Committee on video services, eliminate redundant and Commerce, Science and unnecessary regulation, and further the Transportation development of next generation broadband networks (Smith) A bill to revitalize our nation's rural Committee on Finance communities by expanding broadband services (Salazar) Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to promote and expedite wireless broadband deployment in rural and other areas, and for other purposes (Stevens) A bill to expand broadband access for rural Americans (Durbin)

Broadband

HR 146

1/4/2005

2/23/2005

Broadband Broadband

HR 1479 HR 3146

Rural Access to Broadband Service Act Video Choice Act of 2005

4/5/2005 6/30/2005

5/11/2005 7/29/2005

Broadband

S 1147

5/26/2005

5/26/2005

Broadband

S 1294

Community Broadband Act of 2005

6/23/2005

6/23/2005

Broadband

S 1349

Video Choice Act of 2005

6/30/2005

6/30/2005

Broadband

S 497

Broadband Rural Revitalization Act of 2005

3/2/2005

3/2/2005

Broadband

S 2332

American Broadband for Communities Act

2/17/2006

2/17/2006

Broadband

S 3820

Broadband for Rural America Act of 2006

8/3/2006

8/3/2006

Broadband Copyright and Intellectual Property Copyright and Intellectual Property Copyright and Intellectual Property Copyright and Intellectual Property Copyright and Intellectual Property Copyright and Intellectual Property Copyright and Intellectual Property

HR 5252

Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006 Copyright Royalty Judges Program Technical Corrections Act

5/1/2006

9/29/2006

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar

To promote the deployment of broadband networks and services (Barton) To amend title 17, United States Code, to make technical corrections relating to copyright royalty judges (Smith) To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide that the advertising or scale of a mislabeled copy-protected music disc is an unfair method of competition and an unfair deceptive act or practices, and for other purposes (Boucher)

HR 1036

3/2/2005

9/29/2006

Presented to President

HR 1201

Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act of 2005

3/9/2005

3/22/2005

Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection

HR 2408

Public Domain Enhancement Act

5/17/2005

5/17/2005

To amend title 17, United States Code to House Committee on the allow abandoned copyrighted works to enter Judiciary the public domain after 50 years (Lofgren) To amend title 35, United States Code, relating to the procurement, enforcement, and validity of patents (Smith) To provide for the protection of intellectual property rights, and for other purposes (Smith) To provide for the protection of intellectual property rights, and for other purposes (Hatch)

HR 2795

Patent Act of 2005

6/8/2005

9/15/2005

House Committee

HR 357

Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005

1/25/2005

3/2/2005

Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property

S 167

The Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005

1/25/2005

Signed into Law 109-9 4/27/2005

Committee on Judiciary

HR 4861

Audio Broadcast Flag Licensing Act of 2006

3/2/2006

3/17/2006

To authorize the Federal Communications Subcommittee on Commission to impose licensing conditions Telecommunications and on digital audio radio to protect against the the Internet unauthorized distribution of transmitted content (Ferguson) To amend title 17, United States code, to provide for licensing of digital delivery of musical works and to provide for limitation of remedies in cases in which the copyright owner cannot be located, and for other purposes (Lamar)

Copyright and Intellectual Property

HR 6052

Copyright Modernization Act of 2006

9/12/2006

9/12/2006

House Committee on Judiciary

Copyright and Intellectual Property Copyright and Intellectual Property Federal Funding for IT

HR 5120

4/6/2006

9/14/2006

House Committee on the Judiciary

To amend title 35, United States Code, to conform certain filing provisions within the Patent and Trademark Office (Jenkins) A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform (Hatch)

S 3818

Patent Act Reform of 2006

8/3/2006

8/3/2006

Committee on the Judiciary

HR 2325

5/12/2005

5/31/2005

To direct the National Science Foundation to establish a competitive grant program for Subcommittee on 21st institutions of higher education to enhance Century Competitiveness and job training opportunities in mathematics, science, engineering and technology (Kind) To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research Committee on and development efforts in manufacturing, Commerce, Science and strengthen existing programs to assist Transportation manufacturing innovation and education (Ehlers) Subcommittee on Select To provide for the establishment of a Digital Education Opportunity Investment Trust (Regula) Received in the Senate To amend the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 (Biggert)

Federal Funding for IT Federal Funding for IT Federal Funding for IT Federal Funding for IT

HR 250

Manufacturing Technology Competitiveness Act of 2005

1/6/2005

9/22/2005

HR 2512

Digital Opportunity Investment Trust Act High-Performance Computing Revitalization Act of 2005

5/19/2005

6/22/2005

HR 28

1/4/2005

4/27/2005

HR 921

Minority Serving Institution Digital and Wireless Technology Opportunity Act of 2005

2/17/2005

9/29/2006

House Committee on Education and the To establish a digital and wireless network Workforce Granted an technology program, and for other purposes extension for further (Forbes) consideration ending not later than 11/17/06 Held at desk A bill to establish a digital and wireless network technology program, and for other purposes (Allen) A bill to establish grant programs for the development of telecommunications capacities in Indian country (Inouye) To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to exclude communications over the Internet from the treatment as public communications for purposes of such Act (Shays)

Federal Funding for IT Federal Funding for IT Freedom of Speech

S 432

Minority Serving Institution Digital and Wireless Technology Opportunity Act of 2005 Native American Connectivity Act

2/17/2005

7/11/2005

S 535

3/7/2005

3/7/2005

Committee on Indian Affairs

HR 4194

Internet Anti-Corruption and Free Speech Protection Act of 2005

11/1/2005

11/1/2005

House Committee on House Administration

Freedom of Speech

HR 4780

Global Online Freedom Act of 2006

2/16/2006

6/22/2006

House committee/ subcommittee actions

To promote freedom of expression on the Internet, to protect United States businesses from coercion to participate in repression by authoritarian foreign governments, and for other purposes (Smith) To require Federal agencies, and persons engaged in interstate commerce, in possession of electronic data containing personal information, to disclose any unauthorized acquisition of such information, to amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to require financial institutions to disclose customer and consumer reporting agencies any unauthorized access to personal information (Bean)

Identity Theft

HR 1069

Notification of Risk to Personal Data Act

3/3/2005

5/13/2005

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit

Identity Theft

HR 1099

Anti-phishing Act of 2005

3/3/2005

5/10/2005

Subcommittee on Crime, To criminalize Internet scams involving Terrorism and Homeland fraudulently obtaining personal information, Security commonly known as phishing (Hooley) To amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect the integrity and confidentiality of Social Security account numbers issued under such title (Paul)

Identity Theft

HR 220

Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2005

1/4/2005

1/25/2005

Subcommittee on Social Security

Identity Theft

HR 3140

Consumer Data Security and Notification Act of 2005

6/30/2005

6/30/2005

To expand the protections for sensitive personal information in Federal law to cover the information collection and sharing practices of unregulated information brokers, to enhance the information security Committee on Financial requirements for consumer reporting Services agencies and information brokers, and to require consumer reporting agencies, financial institutions, and other entities to notify consumers of data breaches involving sensitive consumer information, and for other purposes (Bean) Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection To regulate the use by interactive computer services of Social Security account numbers related to personally identifiable information (Frelinghuysen)

Identity Theft

HR 82

Social Security On-line Privacy Protection Act

1/4/2005

2/4/2005

Identity Theft

S 115

Notification of Risk to Personal Data Act

1/24/2005

1/24/2005

Committee on the Judiciary

A bill to require Federal agencies, and persons engaged in interstate commerce, in possession of electronic data containing personal information, to disclose any unauthorized acquisition of such information (Feinstein) A bill to require agencies and persons in possession of computerized data containing sensitive personal information, to disclose security breaches where such breach poses a significant risk of identity theft (Sessions) A bill to prevent and mitigate identity theft; to ensure privacy; and to enhance criminal penalties, law enforcement assistance, and other protections against security breaches, fraudulent access, and misuse of personally identifiable information (Specter)

Identity Theft

S 1326

Notification of Risk to Personal Data Act

6/28/2005

10/20/2005

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar

Identity Theft

S 1332

Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2005

6/29/2005

7/1/2005

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar

Identity Theft

S 1336

Consumer Identity Protection and Security Act

6/29/2005

6/29/2005

A bill to establish procedures for the protection of consumers from misuse of, and unauthorized access to, sensitive personal Committee on information contained in private information Commerce, Science and files maintained by commercial entities Transportation engaged in, or affecting, interstate commerce, provide for enforcement of those procedures by the Federal Trade Commission, and for other purposes (Pryor) Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar Committee on the Judiciary Committee Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Judiciary A bill to strengthen data protection and safeguards, require breach notification, and further prevent identity theft (Smith) A bill to criminalize Internet scams involving fraudulently obtaining personal information, commonly known as phishing (Leahy) A bill to provide for comprehensive identity theft prevention (Schumer) A bill to regulate the transmission of personally identifiable information to foreign affiliates and subcontractors (Clinton)

Identity Theft Identity Theft Identity Theft Identity Theft

S 1408

Identity Theft Protection Act

7/14/2005

12/8/2005

S 472

Anti-phishing Act of 2005

2/28/2005

2/28/2005

S 768

Comprehensive Identity Theft Prevention Act Safeguarding Americans From Exporting Identification Act (SAFE-ID Act)

4/12/2005

4/12/2005

S 810

4/14/2005

4/14/2005

Identity Theft

S 1789

Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2005

9/29/2005

11/17/2005

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar

A bill 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 (Specter) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a 100 percent deduction for expenses related to identity theft (McCarthy)

Identity Theft

HR 3804

Identity Theft Relief Act of 2005

9/15/2005

9/15/2005

House Committee on Ways and Means

Identity Theft Identity Theft

HR 4244

Regional ID Theft Task Force Act of 2005 Cyber-Security Enhancement and Consumer Data Protection Act of 2006

11/7/2005

2/6/2006

HR 5318

5/9/2006

6/22/2006

Identity Theft

HR 5582

Notification of Risk to Personal Data Act

6/12/2006

6/23/2006

To provide for grants for regional task forces House Committee on the to more effectively investigate and prosecute Judiciary identity theft and other economic crimes (Hooley) To amend title 18, United States Code, to Placed on Union better assure cyber-security, and for other Calendar purposes (Sensenbrenner To require Federal agencies, and persons engaged in interstate commerce, in Subcommittee on possession of electronic data containing Commerce, Trade and personal information, to disclose any Consumer Protection unauthorized acquisition of such information ( Lantos) A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to restrict the public display on the Internet of last 4 digits of social security account numbers by State and local governments, and for other purposes (Schumer) A bill to clarify the duties and responsibilities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service, and for other purposes (Santorum)

Identity Theft

S 3514

Social Security Number Online Protection Act of 2006

6/14/2006

6/14/2006

Senate Committee

Internet Access to Public Information

S 786

National Weather Service Duties Act of 2005

4/14/2005

4/14/2005

Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Internet Content Regulation

HR 1440

Stamp Out Censorship Act of 2005

3/17/2005

3/22/2005

To prohibit the Federal Communication Commission from imposing penalties for the Subcommittee on indecent broadcasts on providers of video Telecommunications and cable television systems, satellite carriers the Internet and the Internet or non broadcast providers (Sander)

Internet Content Regulation Internet Content Regulation Internet Content Regulation Internet Content Regulation Internet Taxation IT Workforce and Global Competitive ness

HR 2216

Global Internet Freedom Act

5/10/2005

5/10/2005

House Committee on International Relations House Committee on International Relations Placed on Union Calendar

To develop and deploy technologies to defeat Internet jamming (Cox) To develop and deploy technologies to defeat Internet jamming (Ros-Lehtinen)

HR 4741

Global Internet Freedom Act Internet Freedom and Nondiscrimination Act of 2006

2/14/2006

2/14/2006

HR 5417

5/18/2006

6/29/2006

S 2426

Cyber Safety for Kids Act of 2006

3/16/2006

3/16/2006

HR 5422

5/18/2006

5/18/2006

S 1211

Foreign Science and Technology Assessment Act of 2005

6/9/2005

6/9/2005

To amend the Clayton Act with respect to competitive and nondiscriminatory access to the Internet (Sensenbrenner) A bill to facilitate the protection of minors Committee on using the Internet from material that is Commerce, Science and harmful to minors, and for other purposes Transportation (Baucus) To amend the Internet Tax Freedom Act to House Committee on the make permanent the moratorium on taxes Judiciary on internet (Sensenbrenner) A bill to establish an Office of Foreign Science and Technology Assessment to Committee on Foreign enable the United States to effectively Relations analyze trends in foreign science and technology, and for other purposes (Bingaman) Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar To expand research programs in NSF, NASA, and NIST, as well as math and science education program and for other purposes (Ensign) To expand research programs in NSF, NASA, and NIST, as well as math and science education program and for other purposes Note: not a complete companion to S 2802 (McCall) Based on National Academy Report recommendations to improve math and science education and for other purposes. (Domenici) To amend the USA Patriot Act of 2001 to change the manner of allocation of the first responder grant funds (Fossella)

IT Workforce and Global S 2802 Competitive ness IT Workforce and Global HR 5356 Competitive ness IT Workforce and Global S 2197 Competitive ness

American Innovation & Competitiveness Act

5/15/2006

7/19/2006

S 2802

Research for Competitiveness Act

5/11/2006

6/22/2006

Placed on Union Calendar

Protecting America's Competitiveness Edge (PACE Act)

1/26/2006

4/24/2006

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar

Patriot Act

HR 1093

Responsible Funding for First Responders Act of 2005

3/3/2005

3/17/2005

Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Science and Technology

Patriot Act

S 1266

6/16/2005

6/16/2005

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar

An original bill to permanently authorize certain provisions of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA Patriot) Act of 2001, to reauthorize a provision of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, to clarify certain provisions in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, to provide additional investigative tools necessary to protect the national security, and for other purposes (Roberts) A bill to clarify conditions for the interceptions of computer trespass communications under the USA-PATRIOT Act (Feingold) A bill to amend the USA Patriot Act to place reasonable limitations on the use of surveillance and the issuance of search warrants (Craig) To amend the USA Patriot Act to extend the sunset provisions of such Act (Sensenbrenner) To amend the USA Patriot Act to extend the sunset of certain provisions of that Act and the lone wolf provision of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to March 31, 2006 (Sununu) To amend the USA Patriot Act to extend the sunset of certain provisions of such Act (Sensenbrenner) To amend the USA Patriot Act to extend the sunset of certain provisions of that Act and the lone wolf provision of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to July 1, 2006

Patriot Act

S 318

Computer Trespass Clarification Act of 2005 Security and Freedom Enhancement Act of 2005 (SAFE Act)

2/8/2005

2/8/2005

Committee on Judiciary

Patriot Act

S 737

4/6/2005

4/6/2005

Committee on Judiciary

Patriot Act

HR 4647

12/22/2005

1/27/2006

Committee on Judiciary

Patriot Act

S 2082

12/12/2005

12/12/2005

Committee on Judiciary

Patriot Act

HR 4659

Patriot Act Extension Bill

1/31/2006

Signed into Law 109-170 2/3/2006

Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote 95-1 Passed/agreed to in House: On passage without objection

Patriot Act

S 2167

Patriot Act Extension Bill

12/21/2005

Signed into Law 109-160 12/30/2005

Patriot Act

HR 4506

12/13/2005

1/3/2006

To amend the USA Patriot Act to extend the sunset of certain provisions of that Act and Subcommittee on Health the lone wolf provision of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to March 31, 2006 (Conyers) A bill to clarify that individuals who receive FISA orders can challenge nondisclosure requirements, that individuals who receive national security letters are not required to disclose the name of their attorney, that libraries are not wire or electronic communication service providers unless they provide specific services, and for other purposes (Sununu) To extend and modify authorities needed to combat terrorism, and for other purposes (Sensenbrenner)

Patriot Act

S 2271

USA Patriot Act Additional Reauthorizing Amendments Act of 2006

2/10/2006

Signed into Law 109-178 3/9/2006

Considered by Senate

Privacy

HR 3199

USA Patriot and Terrorism Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2005 Wireless 411 Privacy Act

7/11/2005

Signed into Law 109-177 3/9/2006

Conference report agreed to in House

Privacy

HR 1139

3/7/2005

3/22/2005

Subcommittee on To amend the Communications Act of 1934 Telecommunications and to protect privacy right of subscribers to the Internet wireless communications services (Pitts) Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection Subcommittee on Education Reform To protect and enhance consumer privacy, and for other purposes (Stearns)

Privacy

HR 1263

Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2005 General Education Provisions Act

3/10/2005

3/22/2005

Privacy

HR 130

1/4/2005

2/9/2005

Privacy

HR 1310

Protection of Civil Liberties Act

3/15/2005

4/14/2005

To amend the General Education Provisions Act to clarify the definition of a student regarding family educational and privacy rights (Kennedy) To amend the Intelligence Reform and Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 with Terrorism and Homeland respect to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Security Oversight Board and for other purposes (Maloney) To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and title 18 United States Code, to strengthen protections of civil liberties in the exercise of the foreign intelligence surveillance authorities under Federal law (Otter)

Privacy

HR 1526

Security and Freedom Ensured Act of 2005 (SAFE) Act

4/6/2005

5/10/2005

Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security

Privacy

HR 1745

Social Security Number Privacy & Identity Theft Prevention Act of 2005

4/20/2005

5/19/2005

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit

To amend the Social Security Ac to enhance Social Security account number privacy protections, to prevent fraudulent misuse of the Social Security account number, and to otherwise enhance protection against identity theft, and for other purposes (Shaw)

Privacy

HR 29

Spy Act

1/4/2005

5/24/2005

Privacy

HR 744

Internet Spyware (I-Spy) Prevention Act of 2005

2/10/2005

5/24/2005

Privacy

HR 81

David Shick Honesty in Campus Justice Act

1/4/2005

2/9/2005

To protect users of the Internet from unknowing transmissions of their personally identifiable information through spyware programs (Bono) To amend title 18, United States Code, to Referred to Committee discourage spyware, and for other purposes on Judiciary (Goodlatte) To amend the Federal Education Right to Privacy Act to improve the access of the Subcommittee on 21st victims of crimes to information concerning Century Competitiveness the outcome of disciplinary proceedings by institutions of higher education (Frelinghuysen) Referred to Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation To require the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe regulation to protect the privacy of personal information collected from and Received in the Senate about individuals who are not covered by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 on the Internet (Frelinghuysen) A bill to provide the Federal Trade Committee on Commission with the resources necessary to Commerce, Science and protect users of the Internet from the unfair Transportation and deceptive acts and practices associated with spyware and for other purposes (Allen) A bill to require the consent of an individual prior to the sale and marketing of such individual's personally identifiable information, and for other purposes (Feinstein) A bill to require financial institutions and financial service providers to notify customers of unauthorized use of personal financial information, and for other purposes (Corzine)

Privacy

HR 84

Online Privacy Protection Act of 2005

1/4/2005

2/4/2005

Privacy

S 1004

Enhanced Consumer Protection Against Spyware Act of 2005

5/11/2005

5/11/2005

Privacy

S 116

Privacy Act of 2005

1/24/2005

1/24/2005

Committee on the Judiciary

Privacy

S 1216

Financial Privacy Breach Notification Act of 2005

6/9/2005

6/9/2005

Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

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Privacy

S 1350

Wireless 411 Privacy Act USA Patriot Improvement and Reauthorization act of 2005 Library, Booksellers and Personal Records Privacy Act

6/30/2005

6/30/2005

Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Privacy

S 1389

7/13/2005

7/22/2005

Privacy

S 317

2/8/2005

2/8/2005

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to protect the privacy rights of subscribers to wireless communications services ( Specter) A bill to reauthorize and improve the USA Ordered to be Reported Patriot Act (Specter) A bill to protect privacy by limiting the access of the Government to library, bookseller and Committee on Judiciary other personal records for foreign intelligence and counterintelligence purposes (Feingold) A bill to regulate the unauthorized installation of computer software, to require clear disclosure to computer users of certain computer software features that may pose a threat to user privacy (Burns) A bill to require Federal agencies, and persons engaged in interstate commerce, in possession of data containing personal information, to disclose any unauthorized acquisition of such information (Feinstein)

Privacy

S 687

Spy Block Act

3/20/2005

6/12/2006

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar

Privacy

S 751

Notification of Risk to Personal Data Act

4/11/2005

7/21/2005

Committee on Judiciary

Privacy Privacy

S 936 HR 3503

E-Mail Privacy Act of 2005 E-Mail Privacy Act of 2005

4/28/2005 7/28/2005

4/28/2005 9/19/2005

Committee on the A bill to ensure privacy for e-mail Judiciary communications (Leahy) Subcommittee on Crime, To ensure privacy for email communications Terrorism and Homeland (Cannon) Security Subcommittee on Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit To require financial institutions and financial service providers to notify customers of the unauthorized use of personal financial information, and for other purposes (Carson) A bill to require financial services providers to maintain customer information security systems and to notify customers of unauthorized access to personal information, and for other purposes (Corzine)

Privacy

HR 3501

Consumer Access Rights Defense Act (CARD) of 2005

7/28/2005

8/24/2005

Privacy

S 1594

Financial Privacy Protection Act of 2005

7/29/2005

7/29/2005

Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

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Privacy

S 1461

Consumer Identity Protection and Security Act

7/21/2005

7/21/2005

A bill to establish procedures for the protection of consumers from misuse of, and unauthorized access to, sensitive personal information contained in private information Committee on Banking, files maintained by commercial entities Housing and Urban engaged in, or affecting, interstate Affairs commerce, provide for enforcement of those procedures by the Federal Trade Commission, and for other purposes (Shelby) To provide for the uniform and timely notification of consumers whose sensitive financial personal information has been placed at risk by a breach of data security, to enhance data security safeguards, to provide appropriate consumer mitigation services, and for other purposes (LaTourette) To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide for secure financial data, and for other purposes (Pryce) A bill to enhance Federal Trade Commission enforcement against illegal spam, spyware and cross-border fraud and deception, and for other purposes (Smith) To protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect computerized data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a security breach (Stearns) To require owners of Internet websites to destroy obsolete data containing personal information (Markey) To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require recipients of universal service support for schools and libraries to protect minors from commercial social networking websites and chat rooms (Fitzpatrick) To increase the security of sensitive data maintained by the Federal Government (Sweeney)

Privacy

HR 3374

Consumer Notification and Financial Data Protection Act of 2005

7/21/2005

7/21/2005

House Committee on Financial Services

Privacy

HR 3375

Financial Data Security Act of 2005

7/21/2005

7/21/2005

House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection

Privacy

S 1608

U.S. Safe WEB Act of 2005

7/29/2005

4/19/2006

Privacy

HR 4127

Data Accountability and Trust Act 10/25/2005 (DATA)

6/2/2006

Placed on Union Calendar

Privacy

HR 4731

Eliminate Warehousing of Consumer Internet Data Act of 2006

2/8/2006

2/17/2006

Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection House Committee/subcommitte e actions

Privacy

HR 5319

Deleting Online Predators Act of 2006

5/9/2006

7/11/2006

Privacy

HR 5820

Federal Agency Data Privacy Protection Act

7/17/2006

7/17/2006

House Committee on Government Reform

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Privacy

HR 5838

Federal Agency Data Breach Notification Act

7/19/2006

7/19/2006

House Committee on Government Reform

To amend title 44, United States Code, to strengthen requirements related to security breaches of data involving the disclosure of sensitive personal information (Davis) To establish and rapidly implement regulations for State driver's license and identification document security standards, to prevent terrorists from abusing the asylum laws of the United States, to unify terrorismrelated grounds for inadmissibility and removal, and to ensure expeditious construction of the San Diego border fence. (Sesenbrenner) To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide secure financial Data, and for other purposes (LaTourette) To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2006 for the Department of Homeland Security and for other purposes (Cox)

Privacy

HR 418

REAL ID Act of 2005

1/26/2005

2/17/2005

Committee on the Judiciary

Security

HR 3997

Financial Data Protection Act of 2005 Homeland Security Information Sharing and Analysis Enhancement Act of 2005 Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2005

10/6/2005

6/2/2006

Placed on Union Calendar Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs House Committee on Homeland Security

Security

HR 1817

4/26/2005

5/19/2005

Security

HR 285

1/6/2005

4/20/2005

Security

HR 3109

Cybersecurity Education Enhancement Act of 2005

6/29/2005

8/10/2005

Security

S 2169

Financial Data Protection Act of 2005 Homeland Security Science and Technology Enhancement Act of 2006 Identity Theft Protection Act of 2006

12/21/2005

12/21/2005

Security

HR 4941

3/14/2006

6/14/2006

Security

HR 5482

5/25/2006

5/25/2006

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance cybersecurity, and for other purposes (Thornberry) To authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a program to award Subcommittee on the grants to institutions of higher education for 21st Century the establishment of cybersecurity Competitiveness professional development programs, and for other purposes (Jackson) Committee on Banking, A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act Housing, and Urban to provide for secure financial data and for Affairs other purposes (Carper) To reform the science and technology House committee/ programs and activities of the Department of subcommittee actions Homeland Security , and for other purposes (Reichert) To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide individuals the ability to control House Committee access to their credit reports, and for other purposes ( Maloney)

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Security

S 3568

Data Security Act of 2006

6/26/2006

6/26/2006

Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

A bill to protect information relating to consumers, to require notice of security breaches, and for other purposes (Bennett) To require manufacturers and retailers to provide disclosure to consumers that analog televisions will no longer receive broadcast transmission after the public broadcast spectrum changes to digital after December 31, 2006 (Green) A bill to expedite the transition to digital television while helping consumer to continue to use their analog televisions (McCain) A bill to expedite the transition to digital television while helping consumer to continue to use their analog televisions (McCain) To promote deployment of and investment in advanced Internet communications services (Stearns) To promote and enhance public safety and to encourage the rapid deployment of IPenabled voice services (Gordon)

Spectrum Reform

HR 3032

TV Truth Act of 2005

6/22/2005

7/1/2005

Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet

Spectrum Reform

S 1237

SAVE LIVES ACT

6/14/2005

6/14/2005

Committee on Finance

Spectrum Reform Telecommu nications Act

S 1268

SAVE LIVES Act Advanced Internet Communications Services Act of 2005 IP-Enabled Voice Communications & Public Safety Act of 2005

6/20/2005

6/20/2005

Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet House Committee on Energy and Commerce

HR 214

1/4/2005

2/4/2005

Telecommu HR 2148 nications Act

5/18/2005

5/18/2005

Telecommu HR 2726 nications Act

Preserving Innovation in Telecom Act of 2005

5/26/2005

6/17/2005

To prohibit municipal governments from Subcommittee on offering telecommunications, information, or Telecommunications and cable services except to remedy market the Internet failures by private enterprise to provide such services (Sessions) Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar A bill to promote and enhance public safety and to encourage the rapid deployment of IPenabled voice services (Nelson)

Telecommu nications Act Telecommu nications/ Net Neutrality Universal Service Fund

S 1063

IP-Enabled Voice Communications & Public Safety Act of 2005 Internet Non-Discrimination Act of 2006

5/18/2005

12/20/2005

S 2360

3/2/2006

3/2/2006

Committee on A bill to ensure and promote a free and open Commerce, Science and Internet for all Americans (Wyden) Transportation Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for the use of unexpended universal service funds in low-income schools, and for other purposes (Green)

HR 102

Children's Access to Technology Act

1/4/2005

2/4/2005

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Universal Service Fund

S 1583

Universal Service for the 21st Century Act

7/29/2005

7/29/2005

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the contribution base for Committee on universal service, establish a separate Commerce, Science and account within the universal service fund to Transportation support the deployment of broadband service in unserved areas of the United States, and for other purposes (Smith) To amend section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that funds received as universal service Subcommittee on contributions and the universal service Telecommunications and support programs established pursuant to the Internet that section are not subject to certain provisions of title 31, United States Code, commonly known as the Anti deficiency Act (Cubin) A bill to establish a market driven telecommunications marketplace, to Committee on eliminate government managed competition Commerce, Science and of existing communication service, and to Transportation provide parity between functionally equivalent services (Ensign) A bill to amend section 254 of the Committee on Communications Act of 1934 to provide Commerce, Science and funds received as universal service Transportation contributions (Snowe) A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the availability to all Committee on Americans of high-quality, advanced Commerce, Science and telecommunications and broadband Transportation services, technologies, and networks at just reasonable, and affordable rates (Burns)

Universal Service Fund

HR 2533

5/23/2005

6/17/2005

Universal Service Fund

S 1504

Broadband Investment and Consumer Choice Act

7/27/2005

7/27/2005

Universal Service Fund

S 241

Communications Act of 1934

2/1/2005

4/11/2005

Universal Service Fund

S 2256

Internet & Universal Service Act of 2006

2/8/2006

2/8/2006

Universal Service Fund Universal Service Fund

HR 5319

Deleting Online Predators Act of 2006

5/9/2006

7/11/2006

House Committee/subcommitte e actions Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require recipients of universal service support for schools and libraries to protect minors from commercial social networking websites and chat rooms (Fitzpatrick) A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure net neutrality (Snowe)

S 2917

Internet Freedom Preservation Act

5/19/2006

5/19/2006

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