State lawmakers officially reintroduced the Washington Privacy Act Jan. 13, 2020. It is an updated version of the bill that stalled in the House of Representatives after a near unanimous vote moved it through the Senate. "Washington state’s efforts do not exist in a vacuum," writes Faegre Baker Daniels Associate and former IAPP Westin Research Fellow Mitchell Noordyke, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM. The original bill took inspiration from the California Consumer Privacy Act, and its influence is evident in the current proposal. In this piece for Privacy Tracker, Noordyke compares the WaPA to the CCPA on the heels of the California law's implementation date.
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