KEEPING UP WITH THE LATEST ON THE CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT

Contact: Elaine Harwell, Special Counsel, Procopio
Posted Sep 4, 2019

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a bit of a moving target. Since its passage and as we have previously addressed here and here, lawmakers anticipate making changes to the law before it takes effect January 1, 2020. Indeed, by one count, the state legislature has seen as many as 18 amendments, ranging from minor grammatical changes to significant modifications to its scope. This sweeping new privacy legislation is riding the wave of heightened attention on high-profile data breaches and privacy miscues. It imposes a number of new obligations on covered businesses while granting new rights to California residents.

What’s happening on the legislative front? Here’s the latest, starting with significant legislation that has passed.

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