Keypoint: Delaware is the twelfth state to pass consumer data privacy legislation with a bill that closely resembles the Connecticut law but with some notable differences.

On June 30, 2023, the Delaware legislature passed the Delaware Personal Data Privacy Act (HB 154). Subject to the procedural formalities in the legislature, the bill will move to Delaware Governor John Carney for consideration.

Assuming the bill becomes law, Delaware will become the twelfth state – and seventh this year – to pass a consumer data privacy law. The other states that have passed bills this year are Indiana, Iowa, Montana, Oregon, Tennessee, and Texas.

The Delaware bill closely resembles last year’s Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA) with some notable differences discussed in the below article.

As with prior bills passed this year, we have added the Delaware bill to our chart providing a detailed comparison of the laws enacted to date.Continue Reading Delaware Legislature Passes Consumer Data Privacy Bill