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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1985 190th (2017 - 2018)

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.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Ronald Mariano 3rd Norfolk
José F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
David M. Rogers 24th Middlesex
Jay R. Kaufman 15th Middlesex
Jennifer E. Benson 37th Middlesex
Marjorie C. Decker 25th Middlesex
Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. 28th Middlesex
Kay Khan 11th Middlesex
Michelle M. DuBois 10th Plymouth
Harold P. Naughton, Jr. 12th Worcester
Alice Hanlon Peisch 14th Norfolk
Stephan Hay 3rd Worcester
Josh S. Cutler 6th Plymouth

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