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Voters Approve Amendment to CCPA Law

Californians took to the polls last week and decisively voted to approve Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act, an amendment to the recently-enacted California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). The amendments to CCPA law are expected to strengthen protections to what is already the foremost data privacy law in the Country.

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CCPA Amendment Passes, Creating New HIPAA-related Exceptions

On September 25, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 713 (the “Amendment”) into law, amending the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to implement exceptions related to consumer health data. Specifically, the CCPA amendment addresses inconsistencies between data protection afforded under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) and the CCPA, respectively. …

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CCPA Regulations Revised, Again

Recently, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations were modified by the California Attorney General for a second time. These modifications are an attempt to address issues raised by approximately one hundred comments that followed the release of the Modified Draft Regulations on February 7, 2020. The California Attorney General is accepting written comments on …

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CA Attorney General Releases New CCPA Law Modifications

CA Attorney General Releases New CCPA Law Modifications

Recently, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations were modified by the California Attorney General. The latest CCPA law modifications were released on February 7, 2020, in an attempt to address issues that were raised during the public hearing and comment period that followed the release of the proposed regulations on October 11, 2019. The …

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California Data Broker Registration Requirements

California Data Broker Registration Requirements

January 16th, 2020 In September 2019, the California State Legislature passed Assembly Bill No. 1202 (“A.B. 1202”), amending the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). The amendment requires qualified businesses to register as data brokers with the California Attorney General on or before January 31, 2020. A.B. 1202 defines “Data Broker” as “a business that knowingly …

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CCPA Amendments Provide Some Clarity

September 26, 2019 Readers of this blog have been following our updates on prospective amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). Among other amendments, Assembly Bill No. 1355 (the “Bill”) was passed by the California State Legislature on September 13, 2019. This CCPA amendment, if signed into law by Governor Newsom, will, among other …

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CCPA Exception Approved by California Legislature

September 25, 2019 As we have previously blogged, the California Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA“) will impose significant new obligations on how businesses handle California State residents’ personal information.  Although the CCPA is scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2020, California lawmakers are still working on amendments, implementing regulations, and clarifying CCPA exceptions. Shortly …

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