Insurance data security; required programs and notifications. (HB1334)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna) with support from co-patron Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Insurance data security; required programs and notifications. Establishes standards for insurance data security and for the investigation of a cybersecurity event and the notification to the Commissioner of Insurance and affected consumers of a cybersecurity event. The bill requires insurers to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive written information security program based on an assessment of its risk and that contains administrative, technical, and physical safeguards for the protection of nonpublic information and its information system. The bill requires investigation of potential cybersecurity events and prescribes standards for such investigations. The bill requires that the notification of the occurrence of a cybersecurity event provided by an insurer or other entity to the Commissioner and affected consumers to include certain information prescribed by the bill. The bill requires the Commissioner to adopt rules and regulations regarding data security and authorizes the Commissioner to investigate potential violations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104824D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Communications, Technology and Innovation
01/10/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1334)
01/16/2020Assigned CT & I sub: Communications
02/03/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (9-Y 0-N)
02/03/2020Reported from Communications, Technology and Innovation with amendments (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Read first time
02/06/2020Read second time
02/06/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB1334E
02/06/2020Printed as engrossed 20104824D-E
02/07/2020Read third time and passed House (100-Y 0-N)
02/07/2020VOTE: Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/07/2020Passed House (99-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/07/2020VOTE: Passage #2 (99-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1334E)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Read third time
02/20/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1334ER)
02/25/2020Signed by Speaker
02/26/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1334ER)
02/26/2020Signed by President
03/03/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/03/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 3, 2020
03/03/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 10, 2020
03/10/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 264 (effective 7/1/20)
03/10/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0264)