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Thursday, January 15th, 2015 @ 9:34PM

Senate: Tax Refund Theft Prevention Act of 2014

Senator Orrin Hatch [R-UT] introduced Senate Bill 2736 on July 31, 2014. It was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance. Summary of Senate Bill 2736 Tax Refund Theft Prevention Act of 2014 – Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) establish a safe harbor rule for errors on tax information…

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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 @ 9:58PM

Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2014

Senate Bill 1995 – Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2014 Introduced in Senate (02/04/2014) Title I: Enhancing Punishment for Identity Theft and Other Violations of Data Privacy and Security – Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or prison term of up to five years for…

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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 @ 9:56PM

Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2014

Senate Bill 1897 – Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2014 Introduced in Senate (01/08/2014) Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2014 – Defines "sensitive personally identifiable information" to include: (1) specified combinations of data elements in electronic or digital form, such as an individual’s name, home address…

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Friday, June 28th, 2013 @ 2:18AM

Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Prevention Act of 2013

Senate Bill 676 – Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Prevention Act of 2013 This bill was introduced in the United States Senate on April 9, 2013. It is sponsored by Senator Bill Nelson [D – FL]. The bill requires the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1.) establish a plan to…

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Monday, May 20th, 2013 @ 4:01PM

SENATE BILL 676 – IDENTITY THEFT & TAX FRAUD PREVENTION ACT OF 2013

Provides for expedited refunds for identity theft victims. Provides for a single point of contact at the Internal Revenue Service for identity theft victims. Provides for enhancements to IRS PIN Program. Provides for electronic filing opt – out meaning that a person who has filed an identity theft affidavit with…

Monday, May 20th, 2013 @ 3:53PM

SENATE BILL 612 – SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER PROTECTION ACT OF 2011

Social Security Number Protection Act of 2011[sic] – Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish and begin to implement procedures to eliminate the unnecessary collection, use, and display of Social Security account numbers of Medicare beneficiaries on Medicare identification cards and communications. Prohibits a Social Security…