Keypoint: This week lawmakers introduced new bills in Mississippi, Nebraska, and Pennsylvania, held hearings in Alaska and Washington, and scheduled hearings for the coming week in Alaska, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, and Washington.

Below is our second weekly update on proposed state privacy laws. As with past updates, we track the status of proposed CCPA-like privacy legislation. In addition, starting this week we have expanded the update to track upcoming hearings, VCDPA amendments, biometric privacy bills, data broker bills, and other bills of note. We even added a table of contents! We hope you enjoy the additional content.

Before we get to our update, we wanted to provide two reminders.

First, we will be regularly updating our 2022 State Privacy Law Tracker to keep pace with the latest developments with CCPA-like bills. We encourage you to bookmark the page for easy reference.

Second, the contents provided below are time-sensitive and subject to change. If you are not already subscribed to our blog, consider doing so to stay updated. If you are interested in tracking developments between blog posts, consider following on LinkedIn and/or Twitter. Last week, we provided a mid-week update on a new VCDPA amendment.


Continue Reading Proposed State Privacy Law Update: Jan. 24, 2022

Keypoint: 2022 is off to a fast start with proposed state privacy laws filed in Alaska, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Vermont, joining the long list of bills already filed.

Welcome back! This is our first weekly update on the status of proposed CCPA-like state privacy laws in 2022. Last year, we provided sixteen weekly updates, culminating with the passage of the Colorado Privacy Act. We will bring you the same coverage in 2022 with weekly updates in your inbox every Monday morning for subscribers. Before we get to our first update, we wanted to provide three reminders.


Continue Reading Proposed State Privacy Law Update: Jan. 18, 2022

Keypoint: Lawmakers introduced new bills in Florida, Washington, Indiana and the District of Columbia.

The list of jurisdictions considering consumer data privacy bills in 2022 continues to grow with lawmakers introducing new bills in Florida, Washington, Indiana, and the District of Columbia.

In Florida, Senator Jennifer Bradley filed the Florida Privacy Protection Act (SB 1864) on January 7, 2022. Senator Bradley sponsored SB 1734 last year. It is expected that Representative McFarland will introduce a bill in the Florida House in the coming days.


Continue Reading Four More Consumer Data Privacy Bills Introduced in US

Keypoint: This week Florida came close to passing a bill before it died on the final day of the legislative session; committees in Colorado and Alaska scheduled hearings on their bills for May 5; and the Connecticut bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Judiciary.

Below is our tenth weekly update on the status of proposed CCPA-like privacy legislation. Before we get to our update, we wanted to provide two reminders.

First, we have been regularly updating our 2021 State Privacy Law Tracker to keep pace with the latest developments. We encourage you to bookmark the page for easy reference.

Second, the contents provided below are time-sensitive and subject to change. If you are not already subscribed to our blog, consider doing so to stay updated.


Continue Reading Status of Proposed CCPA-Like State Privacy Legislation as of May 3, 2021

Keypoint: The bill now moves back to the House, which will need to act quickly as the legislature closes on Friday, April 30.

On April 29, the Florida Senate passed CCPA-like privacy legislation by a vote of 29-11. The Florida House previously passed privacy legislation by a vote of 118-1. However, because the Senate version differs from the House version, further action will be necessary for the bill to pass the legislature before it closes on April 30.


Continue Reading Florida Senate Passes CCPA-Like Privacy Bill

Keypoint: There were a number of developments this week: Florida’s House passed HB 969, the Washington Privacy Act officially died, Alaska’s HB 159 received a public hearing, and the Arizona legislature closed without passing its bill.

Below is our ninth weekly update on the status of proposed CCPA-like privacy legislation. Before we get to our update, we wanted to provide two reminders.

First, we have been regularly updating our 2021 State Privacy Law Tracker to keep pace with the latest developments. We encourage you to bookmark the page for easy reference.

Second, the contents provided below are time-sensitive and subject to change. If you are not already subscribed to our blog, consider doing so to stay updated.


Continue Reading Status of Proposed CCPA-Like State Privacy Legislation as of April 26, 2021

Keypoint: Florida moved one step closer to passing consumer data privacy legislation although differences between the House and Senate bills need to be resolved if the legislation is to pass the legislature.

On April 21, the Florida House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed HB 969 by a vote of 118 to 1. The bill was subsequently referred to the Senate Rules Committee.

Meanwhile, the Senate is still considering its version of consumer data privacy legislation, SB 1734. On April 9, the Senate bill was placed on the calendar for a second reading, but it has not moved since.


Continue Reading Florida House Passes Consumer Data Privacy Legislation

Keypoint: This week Florida’s two bills continued to progress, the Washington Privacy Act failed to pass out of the House at the deadline (but the bill sponsor says it is still alive), new bills were introduced in Pennsylvania and North Carolina, and Maryland’s bill died.

Below is our eighth weekly update on the status of proposed CCPA-like privacy legislation. Before we get to our update, we wanted to provide two reminders.

First, we have been regularly updating our 2021 State Privacy Law Tracker to keep pace with the latest developments. We encourage you to bookmark the page for easy reference.

Second, the contents provided below are time-sensitive and subject to change. If you are not already subscribed to our blog, consider doing so to stay updated.


Continue Reading Status of Proposed CCPA-Like State Privacy Legislation as of April 19, 2021

UPDATE: The below post discusses whether the Washington Privacy Act is still alive notwithstanding that the House failed to pass the bill prior to the April 11 deadline. In a tweet, bill sponsor Reuven Carlyle stated: “The bill remains alive through the end of the Legislative Session.”

Keypoint: This week bills in Florida and Connecticut continued to progress, the Washington Privacy Act failed to get out of the House at the deadline, and bills in Oklahoma and West Virginia died.

Below is our seventh weekly update on the status of proposed CCPA-like privacy legislation. Before we get to our update, we wanted to provide two reminders.

First, we have been regularly updating our 2021 State Privacy Law Tracker to keep pace with the latest developments. We encourage you to bookmark the page for easy reference.

Second, the contents provided below are time-sensitive and subject to change. If you are not already subscribed to our blog, consider doing so to stay updated.


Continue Reading Status of Proposed CCPA-Like State Privacy Legislation as of April 12, 2021

Keypoint: It was another busy week with developments in Washington, Florida, Oklahoma, Alaska, Nevada, and Rhode Island.

For the sixth week in a row, we are providing an update on the status of proposed CCPA-like privacy legislation. Before we get to our update, we wanted to provide three notes.

First, we are pleased to announce the results of our poll on whether to call Virginia’s new privacy law – the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act – the CDPA or VCDPA. By an overwhelming 85-15% margin readers prefer VCDPA to CDPA.

Second, we have been regularly updating our 2021 State Privacy Law Tracker to keep pace with the latest developments. We encourage you to bookmark the page for easy reference.

Third, the contents provided below are time-sensitive and subject to change. If you are not already subscribed to our blog, consider doing so to stay updated.


Continue Reading Status of Proposed CCPA-Like State Privacy Legislation as of April 5, 2021