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HB16-1208: Create Data Privacy Subcommittee

Privacy & Technology
Bill Number: HB16-1208
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: T. Carver / J. Singer / K. Lundberg / L. Newell


The bill creates within the joint technology committee a
subcommittee on data privacy and cyber-security (subcommittee) to
• Whether state governmental agencies are collecting or
retaining data that exceed what is necessary and
appropriate for such agencies to perform their functions;
• Who has access to such data, the extent of such access, and
appropriate measures to protect sensitive data; and
• Measures to protect such data against unauthorized access,
disclosure, use, modification, or destruction.
The subcommittee shall submit its findings to the joint technology
committee and to the general assembly, by January 1, 2018. The
subcommittee is repealed, effective July 1, 2018.

Current Status:

House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (03/21/2016)

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