15 U.S.C. Ch.94 is amended--
'SUBCHAPTER III--AGGREGATION OF NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION AND
RADIO FREQUENCY TAG IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
'§ 6831. Privacy protection for consumers
(1) A business shall not combine or link an individual's nonpublic
personal information with RFID tag identification information,
beyond what is required to manage inventory.
'(2) A business shall not, directly or through an affiliate,
disclose to a nonaffiliated third party an individual's nonpublic
personal information in association with RFID tag identification
'(3) A business shall not, directly or through an affiliate
or nonaffiliated third party, use RFID tag identification information
to identify an individual.
'The Federal Trade Commission shall establish appropriate standards
for the businesses described in subsection (a) of this section--
'(1) to insure the integrity and confidentiality of an individual's
records and information;
'(2) to insure that RFID tag records do not identify individuals;
'(3) to protect against anticipated threats or hazards to the security
of an individual's records and information; and
'(4) to protect an individual against substantial harm or inconvenience,
which may result from unauthorized access to or use of an individual's
records and information.'.
'§ 6832. Consumer and Business Education
'(a) The Federal Trade Commission shall publish and disseminate documents
with the purpose of educating the general public about RFID technology.
The documents, at a minimum, shall describe RFID technology and how
companies, marketers and government agencies can use RFID technology
to collect an individual's nonpublic personal information.
'(b) The Federal Trade Commission shall publish and disseminate documents
with the purpose of educating businesses about RFID technology and
the importance of protecting an individual's privacy. The documents,
at a minimum, shall describe RFID technology, advocate privacy protection,
and explain how businesses must conform their actions to comply with
the provisions of this Act.'.
'§ 6833. Relation to State laws
'A State may afford an individual greater protection than the protection
provided under this subchapter.'.
'§ 6834. Rulemaking
'The Federal Trade Commission shall prescribe regulations necessary
to carry out and enforce the mandate of this subchapter.'.
'§ 6835. Definitions
'(a) The term "radio frequency identification" or "RFID" means technologies
that use radio waves to automatically identify individual items.
'(b) The term "tag" means a microchip that is attached to an antenna
and can transmit identification information.
'(c) The term "business" means a corporation, partnership or other
entity that collects or aggregates an individual's nonpublic personal
'(d) The term "nonpublic personal information" means information
that a business can use to identify an individual. Such information
includes, at a minimum, name, address, social security number, and