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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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Clarifying the $25 Million Threshold in the Final CCPA Regulations

On August 14, 2020, the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) approved the California Department of Justice’s final California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations and filed them with the California Secretary of State. Prior to approval, some businesses were uncertain as to whether the $25 million revenue threshold was related to revenue generated only from California …

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CCPA 2.0 on California’s November Ballot

Although it feels just like yesterday that the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) went into effect (it was January 1, 2020), California may be at it again. After securing 931,000 signatures from California State residents, the privacy-right activist group, Californians for Consumer Privacy, has qualified yet another privacy bill for the November 3, 2020 ballot. …

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Final CCPA Regulations Released

On June 1, 2020, the California Attorney General’s Office submitted the final text of California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations to the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) for review. Typically, OAL has thirty (30) working days to determine whether regulations under its review satisfy the procedural requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act. The California State …

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Preparing CCPA Privacy Policies Before the July 1 Enforcement Date

Despite the myriad issues that businesses now face with the Covid-19 pandemic, the California State Attorney General remains committed to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) enforcement date of July 1, 2020. As such, businesses that have not already done so should add CCPA compliance to their immediate to-do lists. One area of compliance that …

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