Tracking Privacy Legislation by State

July 29, 2021

Following the enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and the follow-up California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), a number of jurisdictions have introduced similar measures granting consumers more expansive rights over their personal information. Virginia, for example, became the second state to officially enact comprehensive privacy legislation.

Proposed and enacted measures often establish for consumers a right of access and a right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information. Some create a private right of action. They also impose new notice and disclosure obligations on businesses that collect consumer data. The below map and table offer a state-by-state picture of how privacy legislation is progressing.

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