Senate Democrats Unveil Priorities For Federal Privacy Bill, “Privacy and Data Protection Framework” Released

From The Hill:

A group of top Democratic senators from four key committees on Monday unveiled their priorities for the nation’s first comprehensive privacy bill, reinvigorating a debate that had stalled for months on Capitol Hill.


The Democrats first came together to work up a privacy legislation framework at the request of Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.). The principles released Monday were signed by Senate Commerce Committee ranking member Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Senate Banking ranking member Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), the top Democrat on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP).

All of those committees have jurisdiction over the issue of online privacy

Direct to Privacy and Data Protection Framework Document
2 pages; PDF.

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