|Sponsor||Rep. Price, David E.|
|Committee||Energy and Commerce|
|Date||January 26, 2009 (111th Congress, 1st Session)|
|Staff Contact||Adam Hepburn|
H.Res. 31 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House under a motion to suspend the rules. This resolution was introduced by Representative David Price (D-NC) on January 7, 2009.
H.Res. 31 resolves that the House of Representatives
On January 28, 2009, the United States, Canada, and 27 European countries are scheduled to celebrate Data Privacy Day together for the second time. National Data Privacy Day is designed to raise awareness and generate discussion about data privacy practices and rights.
One of the goals of National Data Privacy Day is the promotion of privacy awareness and education among teens across the United States. National Data Privacy Day also aims to further international collaboration and cooperation around privacy issues.
Data privacy refers to the collection and dissemination of data, technology, the public expectation of privacy, and related legal issues. Data privacy is especially important whenever so-called "personally identifiable information" is gathered. Personally identifiable information often involves healthcare records, financial transactions, and criminal proceedings.