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While the wait is on for a federal privacy law, many states have taken matters into their own hands and are in the process of or have already passed state data protection laws. The IAPP has been keeping track of individual state privacy legislation, and we regularly update this topic page with our collection of news and resources.

The IAPP Resource Center also includes a “US Federal Privacy” topic page.

Click below to navigate the latest privacy resources and news by state.

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US State Privacy Legislation Tracker

This resource contains a table and map tracking US state privacy laws, and is regularly updated to reflect new state privacy legislation.
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The Growth of State Privacy Legislation

Since 2018, the IAPP has closely tracked privacy legislation developments in the U.S. at the state level. This resource shows the rapid growth of U.S. state-level privacy initiatives from 2018 through 2022 to provide historical context.
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CCPA and CPRA
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This topic page contains resources covering the California Consumer Privacy Act and California Privacy Rights Act.
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Latest News and Resources

Web Conference: Expert Panel: U.S. Data Privacy Countdown to 2023

Original broadcast date: 19 Oct. 2022 In 2023, five new state privacy laws go into effect across California, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut, and Utah. With just a few months to go until California’s CPRA goes live, organizations need a pragmatic approach to navigate this complexity. In this web conference, panelists discuss, which CCPA learnings apply as organizations prepare for CPRA, what are the implications for first-party data strategies, what challenges will new CPRA employee rights introduce, how do organizations can harmonize policies across regulations and states and more.  Read More

State data privacy legislation: Takeaways from 2022 and what to expect in 2023

The amount of activity with state data privacy legislation during the 2022 legislative cycle was, at times, overwhelming. Lawmakers in 29 states and the District of Columbia either introduced data privacy bills or had them carry over from the 2021 legislative session. Twenty-three states held committee hearings. Fourteen states passed bills out of committee. Seven states passed a bill through one chamber. Two states passed laws. Although the legislatures in a few states considering bills are op... Read More

Web Conference: Handling Consumer Rights Requests in 2023

Original broadcast date: 8 Sept. 2022 In this web conference, panelists discuss what new rights the upcoming state privacy laws grant to consumers, which states will require jurisdiction-specific responses to rights requests and how organizations will have to update their privacy program to handle changes to consumer rights, including tips on employee training and technological tweaks to make. Read More

New York Attorney General James on protecting consumer privacy, enforcement and possible federal legislation
(IAPP, September 2022)
2023 US State Data Protection Laws – A Summary of Opt-Out Rights and Preference Signal Requirements
(Thompson Hine, September 2022)
California Age-Appropriate Design Code final passage brings mixed reviews
(IAPP, August 2022)
Michigan Attorney General Nessel on strengthening consumer protections, right to privacy
(IAPP, August 2022)
US senators introduce bill to enhance credit unions’ cybersecurity
(IAPP, August 2022)
NCSL – US State Statutory and Legislative Charts
(NCSL, August 2022)
Web Conference: State of US privacy: Countdown to compliance
(IAPP, July 2022)
US state privacy laws: What you need to know
(IAPP, June 2022)
Connecticut enacts comprehensive consumer data privacy law
(IAPP, May 2022)
Exceptions in new US state privacy laws leave data without security coverage
(IAPP, May 2022)
Indiana Attorney General Rokita on federal, Indiana privacy regulations, cybersecurity and more
(IAPP, May 2022)
Colorado Privacy Act Compliance Guide
(Termageddon , May 2022)
Web Conference: Building Your US Privacy Program: Six Steps to US Privacy Compliance
(IAPP, April 2022)
US State Data Breach Notification Law Matrix
(Mintz)
Virginia amendment process complete, text finalized, ahead of Jan. 1 effective date
(IAPP, April 2022)
Utah becomes fourth US state to enact comprehensive consumer privacy legislation
(IAPP, March 2022)
Iowa Attorney General Miller on advocating for consumer rights, policing algorithms and offering support during breaches
(IAPP, March 2022)
A state legislator’s perspective on data privacy legislation
(IAPP, March 2022)
Web Conference: Leverage Your Compliance Efforts: Preparing for Upcoming State Privacy Laws
(IAPP, March 2022)
Florida privacy bill maintains PRA ahead of House floor vote
(IAPP, February 2022)
Unpacking Washington state’s cluster of comprehensive privacy bills
(IAPP, January 2022)
ITIF Report — The Cost of a Patchwork of State Privacy Laws
(ITIF, January 2022)
State attorneys general sue Google with ‘dark patterns’ claims
(IAPP, January 2022)
Status of the California Privacy Protection Agency’s work
(IAPP, December 2021)
The Growth of State Privacy Legislation
(IAPP, November 2021)
Bloomberg Law – Biometric Data Privacy Laws
(Bloomberg, November 2021)
BIPA Legislation Introduced in 2021
(IAPP, October 2021)
NASCIO — AI Meets the Moment: How a Pandemic Shaped AI Adoption in State Government
(NASCIO, October 2021)
NASCIO – State Chief Information Officer Surveys
(NASCIO, October 2021)
NASCIO Report: State CIO use of the Cloud
(NASCIO, October 2021)
NASCIO Report: Why State CIOs are turning to low-code and no-code software development
(NASCIO, September 2021)
Privacy patchwork: Looking back at the 2021 legislative session
(IAPP, September 2021)
State reps. drop 2022 Oklahoma privacy bill; California genetic privacy bill passes
(IAPP, September 2021)
Skepticism clouds ULC’s pitch for uniform US state privacy legislation
(IAPP, August 2021)
Ohio Attorney General Yost on state, federal privacy law, FTC and more
(IAPP, August 2021)
Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted discusses the state’s privacy bill
(IAPP, August 2021)
California attorney general offers CCPA enforcement update, launches reporting tool
(IAPP, July 2021)
Comparison of Comprehensive Data Privacy Laws in Virginia, California and Colorado
(IAPP, July 2021)
NYC biometric law enters into force
(IAPP, July 2021)
Maine passes statewide facial recognition ban
(IAPP, July 2021)
Opt-in vs. opt-out approaches to personal information processing
(IAPP, May 2021)
State Data Breach Notification Chart
(IAPP, May 2021)
Op-ed: A privacy advocate’s take on 2021 state law efforts
(IAPP, July 2021)
Florida Legislature’s privacy law efforts fall short
(IAPP, May 2021)
‘States are where the action is’ on privacy legislation
(IAPP, May 2021)
Morrison Foerster Privacy Library
(Morrison Foerster)
Web Conference: Adapting GDPR/CCPA Data Rights Processes for CPRA, CDPA, ABCD, WXYZ and Beyond
(IAPP, April 2021)
Keynote: ‘State of the States: A Look at 2021 U.S. State Privacy Legislation’
(IAPP, April 2021)
Attorney General Tong on enforcement priorities, legislative landscape in Connecticut
(IAPP, April 2021)
The Washington Privacy Act goes 0 for 3
(IAPP, April 2021)
Web Conference: Building a Compliance Program for a Patchwork of State Privacy Laws
(IAPP, April 2021)
A closer look at tech’s state privacy law lobbying efforts
(IAPP, April 2021)
House fails to pass WPA, bill sponsor says it ‘remains alive’
(IAPP, April 2021)
Whittled Florida privacy bill moves forward
(IAPP, April 2021)
House Appropriations Committee passes amended WPA
(IAPP, April 2021)
House committee advances WPA with limited private right of action
(IAPP, March 2021)
Opt in or opt out? State privacy bills introduced in 2021
(IAPP, March 2021)
What Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act means for your privacy program
(IAPP, March 2021)
Analyzing Virginia’s new privacy law with Odia Kagan
(IAPP, March 2021)
Facebook’s $650M BIPA settlement ‘a make-or-break moment’
(IAPP, March 2021)
Challenge accepted: Initial Virginia CDPA reactions, considerations
(IAPP, March 2021)
Virginia passes the Consumer Data Protection Act
(IAPP, March 2021)
Consumer Reports: Model State Privacy Act
(Consumer Reports, February 2021)
A conversation with Tenn. Attorney General Herbert Slatery
(IAPP, February 2021)
What’s ahead for US state privacy legislation in 2021? A conversation with David Stauss
(IAPP, January 2021)
Is 2021 the year for the Washington Privacy Act?
(IAPP, January 2021)
2020 Deloitte-NASCIO Cybersecurity Study – States at Risk: The Cybersecurity Imperative in Uncertain Times
(Deloitte, NASCIO, October 2020)
What Do Emerging State Privacy Laws Really Mean for B2B Companies?
(Baker McKenzie, March 2020)
Web Conference: Privacy Regulation Update: New and Evolving State and Federal Laws
(IAPP, March 2020)
Why are states making consumer data less secure?
(IAPP, April 2019)
Op-ed: Marketers should focus on state privacy laws over a federal rule
(IAPP, March 2019)
US federal privacy preemption part 1: History of federal preemption of stricter state laws
(IAPP, January 2019)
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Resources by State

Here you can find privacy news and resources sorted by state. To track the status of privacy legislation by state, view the IAPP’s “US State Privacy Legislation Tracker,” which helps aid our users’ efforts to stay abreast of the changing state-privacy landscape.

Click below to navigate the latest privacy resources and news by state.

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The news and resources below are relevant to privacy in California outside of the California Consumer Privacy Act and California Privacy Rights Act. The IAPP Resource Center hosts a separate topic page, “CCPA and CPRA,” which contains a curation of the IAPP’s coverage, analysis and relevant resources covering the CCPA and CPRA.
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