The meeting of the panel is being held days before the start of the countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive from January 16.
Due to the refusal of the chairman to allow the situation to be discussed by the committee, the three MPs decided to walk out of the meeting in protest, the sources said.
The bill was drafted following a Supreme Court judgement in August 2017 that declared 'Right to Privacy' a fundamental right.
He said that the panel's time was being wasted in discussing armed forces' uniform instead of the crucial issue of national security, sources said.
Defence Ministry tells parliamentary panel it won't be advisable to visit Leh in current scenario: Sources
The sources said the Defence Ministry has informed the PAC that it may not be advisable to visit Ladakh now as the Army is engaged in the situation on the border.
Some members posed questions about whether data being processed and stored in the country of origin or somewhere outside.
Members questioned Amazon about its revenue mode, how much revenue it generates and what per cent of it Amazon reinvests in India.
The committee, chaired by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, is examining the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019.
Members questioned the top government officials on whether Chinese companies were banned from being part of the 5G infrastructure in India.
Officials briefed Birla about the progress made in the shifting of facilities and other infrastructure from the area proposed for the construction.
Continue virtual courts in post-COVID period as digital justice is faster, cheaper: Parliamentary panel
This is the first report to be presented by any Parliamentary Panel on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Facebook India chief Ajit Mohan appears before Parliamentary panel debating misuse of social media platforms
Mohan was inside the room for more than two hours but details about his deposition could not be immediately ascertained.
In a Facebook post hailing the media's role during the pandemic, Venkaiah Naidu said Parliament is on course for holding the Monsoon session.
Cutting across party lines, the committee members questioned why expensive medicines were often being recommended for COVID-19 treatment, sources in the panel said.
The IHS, introduced in April 2015, is imposed on anyone in the UK on a work, study or family visa for longer than six months.