On June 1, 2020, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra submitted a finalized package of CCPA regulations to the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL). The package included not only the final text of the regulations, but also the final statement of reasons for amendments to the previous drafts. There have been multiple rounds of drafts
U.S. Senate Introduces COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act
As they had previously announced their intent to do so, the leadership of several Senate Committees introduced the “COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act” on May 7, 2020.
The Act would:
- Require companies under FTC jurisdiction to obtain affirmative express consent from individuals to collect, process, or transfer their personal health, device, geolocation, or proximity information