Chairman Boyle insurance cyber consumer protection bill passes Senate

HARRISBURG, June 7 – Today, H.B. 739, introduced by PA House Insurance Committee Chair Kevin Boyle, D-Phila., passed the PA Senate and will head to Gov. Josh Shapiro’s desk to be signed into law.

This legislation would require insurance companies and agents to develop cybersecurity policies and report cybersecurity events to the state insurance commissioner.

“I want to give gratitude to my colleagues in the Senate for passing this important piece of legislation that will go a long way in ensuring insurance consumers’ data is protected online from hackers,” said Boyle. “I look forward to seeing this bill signed into law to protect our consumers every day who purchase insurance products in the commonwealth.”