Keypoint: Lawmakers in New York and Minnesota have proposed CCPA-like privacy legislation.

As state legislatures have started to convene for the 2021 session, state lawmakers have once-again proposed CCPA-like privacy legislation. As discussed in our prior post, in early January Washington lawmakers again proposed the Washington Privacy Act. In addition, over the last few days, CCPA-like legislation has been proposed in New York and Minnesota.

It is expected that CCPA-like legislation will be filed in more states over the coming days. Whether this legislation moves forward remains to be seen. With the exception of the Washington Privacy Act, over the last two years privacy legislation proposed in other states has failed to gain any traction.


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data privacyAs we first reported in February, the Nevada legislature has been considering legislation that would amend its online privacy notice statutes, NRS 603A.300 to 360. Among other things, Nevada’s existing law requires “operators” to provide a notice to consumers that (1) identifies the types of information the operator collects online, (2) describes the process (if any) for consumers to review or request changes to their information, (3) describes the process by which the operator notifies consumers of changes to the notice, and (4) discloses whether a third party may collect covered information about an individual’s online activities over time and across different Internet websites or online services.

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