Bill Status of HB3743 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SECURITY BREACH NOTIFY ACT
Rep. Rosemary Mulligan - Ruth Munson - Sandra M. Pihos - Elizabeth Coulson
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Security Breach Notification Act. Requires any person or business conducting business in the State, and that owns or licenses computerized data that includes personal information, to disclose any breach of the security of the system following discovery or notification of the breach in the security of the data to any person whose unencrypted personal information was, or is reasonably believed to have been acquired by an unauthorized person. Requires any person or business that maintains computerized data that includes personal information that the person or business does not own, to notify the owner or licensee of the information of any breach of the security of the data immediately following discovery of such breach, if the personal information was, or is reasonably believed to have been acquired by an unauthorized person. Provides that notice may be provided to a customer in one of the following ways: (1) written notice; (2) electronic notice; or (3) substitute notice if the person or business demonstrates that the cost of providing notice would exceed $250,000, or the affected class of persons to be notified exceeds 500,000, or the person or business does not have sufficient contact information. Provides a private right of action for a violation of the Act.