Bob Barr (R-GA) has introduced bipartisan legislation to protect
Americans from unjustified or unintended invasions of privacy.
Groups ranging from the American Civil Liberties Union to the
National Rifle Association joined to support the measure.
the legislation, The Federal Agency Protection of Privacy Act,
requires federal agencies to include a privacy impact analysis
with proposed regulations circulated for public notice and comment.
Americans deserve to know how new rules or regulations passed
by the government will affect their right to privacy,"
also allows individuals to see and correct data, and assures
that data will be protected and only used for the stated purposes.