Week ending September 30, 2016
H.R.3779 – To restrict the inclusion of social security account numbers on documents sent by mail by the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
‘In general.—No department or agency of the Federal Government may include the social security account number of any individual on any document sent by mail unless the head of such department or agency determines that the inclusion of such social security number on such document is necessary.’
Not later than 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the head of each department and agency of the Federal Government shall issue regulations specifying the circumstances under which inclusion of a social security account number on a document sent by mail is necessary. Such regulations shall include—
(1) instructions for the partial redaction of social security account numbers whenever feasible; and
(2) a requirement that social security account numbers not be visible on the outside of any package sent by mail.
(Full text of H.R. 3779 at congress.gov)
Sponsor: Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21] (Introduced 10/21/2015)
Status: Passed House /
VOTES and FLOOR ACTION
On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote
Motion to recommit:
Text of the motion:
COST AND IMPACT
Cost to the taxpayers: Data not available
Pay-as-you-go requirements: Data not available
Regulatory and Other Impact: Data not available
Dynamic Scoring: Data not available
Tax Complexity: Not applicable to this bill.
Earmark Certification: Data not available
Duplication of programs: Data not available
Direct Rule-Making: Data not available
Advisory Committee Statement: Data not available
Budget Authority: Data not available
Constitutional Authority: Assumed.
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