Skip to comments.GOP bill requires prison term for ObamaCare ID theft
Posted on 12/05/2013 9:10:15 PM PST by grundle
Rep. George Holding (R-N.C.) has proposed legislation that would require federal officials and others who use ObamaCare data to commit identify theft to serve a five-year prison term.
His No Identify Theft in Health Care Act, H.R. 3652, is yet another response to the troubled ObamaCare rollout. Over the last week, reports have surfaced quoting computer security experts who said HealthCare.gov has virtually no data security measures in place.
Under Holding's bill, healthcare "navigators" or anyone else guilty of using ObamaCare data for an identify theft scheme would face prison time. Many bills amending criminal statutes set maximum prison sentences, but Holding's proposal requires those terms to be five years, no more and no less.
Earlier in the week, Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Mich.) proposed a bill that would prohibit any federal website from operating unless it is first certified as fully operational and includes adequate data protection.
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Will that have force of law in Romania?
Democrats will shoot this down. Racist, you know.
I have long felt that the criminal penalty for ANY type of identity theft ought to be at least as harsh as for selling large quantities of heroin.
I'd vote for that.
At least that might deter the non-government folks from partying on our privacy.
Of course, in 5 years, 90% of the population will be government folks...
Never seen anything like this on the national stage. It’s like the “special class” in grade school did a project, and everybody was expected to like it, or else.
Stupidest thing I ever heard. It is as if they are trying to make it “Hate Crime” legislation.
The GOP is embarrassing.
Because most RINOs also get money and power from centralizing control of the nation in DC. In other words, they are no different from Democrats: Corrupt to the core.
GOP helping out Obama once again
The mighty GOP tinkering around the edges yet again.
Such boldness. Be still my heart.
When will they bring up the anti-flag burning law again?
Truth be told.
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