California Consumer Privacy Act

Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., signed into law June 28, 2018, a landmark privacy bill that created significant new data protection obligations for businesses and new privacy rights for Californians. The bill also reinvigorated state and federal efforts to adopt comprehensive privacy legislation. The California Consumer Privacy Act went into effect Jan. 1, 2020. Enforcement by California’s Office of the Attorney General began July 1.

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