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Protecting Americans’ Data From Foreign Adversaries Act of 2024 - H.R.7520

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The bill makes it unlawful for a data broker to sell, license, rent, trade, transfer, release, disclose, or otherwise make available specified personally identifiable sensitive data of individuals who reside in the United States to North Korea, China, Russia, or Iran or an entity controlled by such a country (e.g., headquartered in or owned by a person in the country). The bill provides for enforcement by the Federal Trade Commission.


March 20, 2024. On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, the bill passes with a 414 - 0 vote.

April 20, 2024 The bill, along with the TikTok bill, was attached to a national security and foreign aid spending bill that includes funding for Ukraine and Israel. The bill's language was amended to give ByteDance up to a year to sell its stake in TikTok. It passes the House of Representatives by a vote of 360 to 58.

April 23, 2024. The bill passes the Senate as H.R.815. It is signed by the President on April 24, 2024.

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