Boyle champions his insurance cyber security bill passing PA House

HARRISBURG, May 1 – Today, legislation (H.B. 739) introduced by state Rep. Kevin Boyle that would require insurance companies and agents to develop cybersecurity policies and report cybersecurity events to the state insurance commissioner passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives unanimously.

Boyle expressed gratitude to his colleagues for supporting and passing this legislation he championed in the House.

“This legislation will go a long way in ensuring insurance consumers’ data is protected online from breachers,” said Boyle, D-Phila. “I applaud my colleagues for joining me to pass this important legislation in the House. Now, it’s up to the Senate to get this bill to the governor’s desk to be signed into law.”

This legislation now goes to the PA Senate for consideration.