S.B. No. 1610
  relating to the notification of individuals following a breach of
  security of computerized data.
         SECTION 1.  Subsections (b-1) and (e), Section 521.053,
  Business & Commerce Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (b-1)  If [Notwithstanding Subsection (b), the requirements
  of Subsection (b) apply only if] the individual whose sensitive
  personal information was or is reasonably believed to have been
  acquired by an unauthorized person is a resident [of this state or
  another state that does not require a person described by
  Subsection (b) to notify the individual of a breach of system
  security.     If the individual is a resident] of a state that
  requires a person described by Subsection (b) to provide notice of a
  breach of system security, the notice of the breach of system
  security required under Subsection (b) may be provided under that
  state's law or under [satisfies the requirements of] Subsection
         (e)  A person may give notice as required by Subsection (b)
  or (c) by providing:
               (1)  written notice at the last known address of the
               (2)  electronic notice, if the notice is provided in
  accordance with 15 U.S.C. Section 7001; or
               (3)  notice as provided by Subsection (f).
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2013.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1610 passed the Senate on
  April 25, 2013, by the following vote: Yeas 30, Nays 0; and that
  the Senate concurred in House amendment on May 25, 2013, by the
  following vote: Yeas 30, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1610 passed the House, with
  amendment, on May 22, 2013, by the following vote: Yeas 148,
  Nays 0, two present not voting.
  Chief Clerk of the House