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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 499
Georgia Personal Data Security Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 34 of Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the O.C.G.A., relating to identity theft, so as to enact the "Georgia Personal Data Security Act"; to improve systems and procedures for providing and regulating notifications of data beaches affecting Georgia residents; to revise legislative findings and declarations; to modify definitions; to modify when notices of certain security breaches are required and to provide for the contents of such notices; to require certain entities to maintain certain data security procedures; to require that certain notices of a data breach be sent to certain officials of this state; to provide for enforcement by the Attorney General; to provide for civil penalties; to provide for designations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/28/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/24/2017 - House Hopper