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Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

HIPAA Privacy Final Rule: Landmark Changes Related to Reproductive Health Care Information

May 13, 2024

Via: National Law Review

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), and Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) issued a “Final Rule,” HIPAA Privacy Rule to Support Reproductive Health Care Privacy, which was published in the Federal Register on April 26, 2024.1 In […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

State Comprehensive Privacy Law Update – May 2024

May 6, 2024

Via: JD Supra

As we move closer to the end of many states’ legislative sessions, a number of comprehensive privacy law proposals continue to work their way through the legislative process. Since our last update, Nebraska became the sixteenth state to enact a […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

American Privacy Rights Act – Another Shot at a Comprehensive Federal Privacy Law

April 18, 2024

Via: JD Supra

Will the U.S. finally join most developed nations and pass a comprehensive federal privacy law? Some believe this may be the year that the U.S. does just that. Calls for passage of a comprehensive U.S. federal privacy law have come […]


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State Comprehensive Privacy Law Update – March 2024 #2

March 25, 2024

Via: JD Supra

As we progress deeper into the 2024 legislative session, developments in the comprehensive privacy law arena have continued apace. In the weeks since our last update, New Hampshire formally joined the ranks of states with comprehensive data privacy laws on […]


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The Garden State Cultivates a Consumer Privacy Law – The First for 2024

January 29, 2024

Via: National Law Review

New Jersey’s governor has signed into law the first US state comprehensive privacy law of 2024. It will go into effect January 16, 2025. For those keeping score, that puts New Jersey after Florida, Oregon, Texas (all July 1, 2024), […]


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New Jersey Becomes Latest State to Enact Comprehensive State Privacy Law

January 19, 2024

Via: LexBlog

On January 16, 2024, New Jersey (NJ) Governor Phil Murphy signed into law S332/A1971, making New Jersey the latest state with a comprehensive state privacy law. (This follows similar comprehensive state privacy laws in CA, CO, CT, DE, IN, IA, […]


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2024 Privacy Law Preview

January 17, 2024

Via: JD Supra

As we have detailed previously, 2023 was a landmark year for privacy law, featuring numerous developments at the federal, state and international levels, ranging from newly enacted statutes to massive regulatory enforcement actions. Early signs already indicate that 2024 is […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

With the Delete Act, California Enacts Another Groundbreaking Privacy Law

November 7, 2023

Via: JD Supra

The Situation: California has enacted a groundbreaking new privacy law aimed at data brokers—entities that sell information about consumers with whom they do not have a direct relationship. Under the Delete Act (SB 362), data brokers must allow California consumers […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

The Comprehensive Privacy Law Deluge: Updating Vendor Contracts

June 28, 2023

Via: JD Supra

Of the many worries on privacy compliance teams’ lists as we face the onslaught of state “general” privacy laws are the impacts they have on vendor contracts. Fortunately for those who have already had to deal with contracts with vendors […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

The Comprehensive Privacy Law Deluge: Updating Vendor Contracts

June 27, 2023

Via: National Law Review

Of the many worries on privacy compliance teams’ lists as we face the onslaught of state “general” privacy laws are the impacts they have on vendor contracts. Fortunately for those who have already had to deal with contracts with vendors […]


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Another Governor Signs: Florida Privacy Law Will be Effective July 2024

June 13, 2023

Via: JD Supra

Florida has become the latest state to enact a comprehensive privacy law this year when SB 262 was signed by Governor DeSantis last week. It combines some new, and some familiar, provisions. It has also passed a child privacy law, […]


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Indiana, Montana, and Tennessee Enact General Data Privacy Laws, Bringing the Total to Nine and Counting

May 23, 2023

Via: LexBlog

Indiana, Montana, and Tennessee have all enacted general data privacy legislation, bringing the total to nine US state data privacy laws. Montana will be the first of the three new laws to take effect on October 1, 2024, followed by […]


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Tennessee Becomes Eighth State to Enact Privacy Law

May 17, 2023

Via: SHRM

On May 11, Gov. Bill Lee signed the Tennessee Information Protection Act (TIPA) into law, making Tennessee the eighth state to enact a comprehensive privacy law. Tennessee joins Indiana and Iowa in enacting such laws within the last six weeks, […]


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Privacy in the Heartland: Iowa to Become Sixth State with a Comprehensive Privacy Law

April 3, 2023

Via: JD Supra

An Iowa comprehensive privacy law bill titled An Act Relating to Consumer Data Protection, Providing Civil Penalties, and Including Effective Date Provisions recently passed both chambers of the Iowa legislature with no dissenting votes. Unless Iowa’s governor vetoes the bill, […]


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Iowa Becomes the Sixth U.S. State to Pass a Comprehensive Consumer Privacy Law

March 31, 2023

Via: LexBlog

On March 29, 2023, Iowa became the sixth U.S. state to pass comprehensive consumer privacy legislation. The new law will go into effect on January 1, 2025. Iowa’s privacy law bears substantial similarity to the Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut and Utah […]


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Iowa Passes Privacy Law

March 28, 2023

Via: JD Supra

Iowa has become the sixth state to pass its own privacy law. Governor Kim Reynolds is expected to sign Senate bill 262 into law. The bill passed both chambers of the Iowa Legislature unanimously. It is scheduled to go into […]


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Illinois Supreme Court Opens Door to Enormous Damages Awards for Violation of Biometric Privacy Law

February 23, 2023

Via: JD Supra

Illinois employers that use biometric timeclocks (such as finger, face, hand, or retina scan timeclocks or entry devices) or collect other biometric information should take action immediately to confirm they are in compliance with Illinois’s Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA). Although […]


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State Comprehensive Privacy Law Update for 2023

January 23, 2023

Via: JD Supra

The new year has already seen a flurry of state privacy law activity, with legislators in at least nine states (Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Tennessee) proposing new comprehensive privacy legislation. Some states’ bills represent […]


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New Draft Regulations for Colorado’s Privacy Law

December 28, 2022

Via: LexBlog

The Colorado Attorney General recently released the second set of draft regulations to the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA). In this draft, the AG is seeking specific input on five different topics. There are also a number of changes to the […]


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California Privacy Law Nears Effective Date; Businesses Risk Million Dollar Penalties

November 9, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The Consumer Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), which amended the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), becomes fully effective on January 1, 2023. Businesses should review the new law and recent enforcement actions before the law takes effect. The CPRA imposes additional […]