UT: Security breach bill passes the House

Antone Clark reports:

State lawmakers are taking action to prevent another breach of sensitive data following the inadvertent release of almost 800,000 names in 2012.

The House voted unanimously to approve legislation establishing guidelines for how information for Medicaid and CHIP recipients will be handled and also pushing the state to actively identify industry best standards in protecting electronic databases.

The measure, SB 20, now goes to the governor.

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