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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1985 190th (Current)

An Act updating chapter 93H data security protections to include biometric information

By Mr. Mariano of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1985) of Ronald Mariano and others for legislation to protect the privacy and security of biometric information. Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Ronald Mariano
Status:
Referred to House Committee on Bills in the Third Reading

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to protect the privacy and security of residents’ biometric information, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 7 actions for Bill H.1985
Date Branch Action
1/23/2017 House Referred to the committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure
1/23/2017 Senate Senate concurred
5/9/2017 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/16/2017 from 01:00 PM-04:00 PM in A-1
7/20/2017 House Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on House Steering, Policy and Scheduling
7/26/2017 House Committee reported that the matter be placed in the Orders of the Day for the next sitting
7/26/2017 House Rules suspended
7/26/2017 House Read second and ordered to a third reading

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