UW Privacy Office

February 17, 2021

The Ongoing March toward Privacy Law in the US – A State Legislative Roundup

Source: The National Law Review, Feb. 16, 2021

The Ongoing March toward Privacy Law in the US – A State Legislative Roundup

While we continue to await comprehensive US federal privacy legislation, and following California’s lead with its California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), individual states are stepping up to the plate.  Based on what we are already seeing in terms of the impressive volume of state-level proposed privacy legislation in the early days of 2021, it appears that we may see a big year for US privacy law, and yet another developing “crazy quilt” compliance framework challenge for companies.