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US State Privacy

US State Privacy

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’ve collected our news and resources here for our members.

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

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

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

Featured Resources

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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BIPA Legislation Introduced in 2021

The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act is the first comprehensive biometric privacy statute in the US. BIPA litigation has significantly increased, and the IAPP will continue to monitor further developments and update this tracker as there is new activity.
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CCPA and CPRA
Topic Page

This topic page contains resources covering the California Consumer Privacy Act and California Privacy Rights Act.
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Latest News and Resources

Status of the California Privacy Protection Agency’s work

The California Privacy Protection Agency, established by the California Privacy Rights Act, is taking shape. It hired Ashkan Soltani as its Executive Director Oct. 4 and is expected to hire a general counsel and deputy director of administration soon. The agency is also moving forward with its rulemaking responsibilities, engaging in preliminary rulemaking activities as it considers what new regulations or amendments to the regulations are appropriate. Adopting final CPRA regulations by the July... Read More

Bloomberg Law – Biometric Data Privacy Laws
(Bloomberg, November 2021)
Colorado Privacy Act Compliance Guide
(Termageddon , November 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)
Colorado Privacy Act becomes law
(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)
COVID-19 and Student Privacy: Do’s and Dont’s for State and Local Practitioners
(Center for Democracy and Technology, September 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, in addition to the status of comprehensive state privacy legislation that has been passed, proposed or recently failed.

The IAPP Westin Research Center has been periodically updating its “US State Privacy Legislation Tracker,” which tracks proposed and enacted comprehensive privacy bills from across the country to aid our members’ efforts to stay abreast of the changing state-privacy landscape.

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

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

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Active Bills

Statute/Bill: HB 159 (click to view)
Common Name: Consumer Data Privacy Act


Statute/Bill: SB 116 (click to view)
Common Name: Consumer Data Privacy Act


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Passed Laws

California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
Click to view HTML version on IAPP website
Click to view on CA Legislative website


California Privacy Rights Act (Enters into force January 2023.)
View Ballot Initiative (PDF)
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CCPA and CPRA Topic Page

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

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Passed Laws

Colorado Privacy Act
Click to view on CO Legislative website


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Active Bills

Statute/Bill: SB 1864 (click to view)
Common Name: Florida Privacy Protection Act


Statute/Bill: HB 9 (click to view)


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Statute/Bill: HB 1261 (click to view)


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Statute/Bill: SB 0011 (click to view)
Common Name: Maryland Online Consumer Protection Act


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Statute/Bill: SD 1726 (click to view)
Common Name: Massachusetts Information Privacy Act


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Active Bills

Statute/Bill: HF 1492 (click to view)
Common Name: Minnesota Consumer Data Privacy Act


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Active Bills

Statute/Bill: A 505 (click to view)
Common Name: New Jersey Disclosure and Accountability Transparency Act


Statute/Bill: S 332 (click to view)


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Active Bills

Statute/Bill: A 680b (click to view)
Common Name: New York Privacy Act


Statute/Bill: S 6701a (click to view)
Common Name: New York Privacy Act


Statute/Bill: A 6042 (click to view)
Common Name: Digital Fairness Act


Statute/Bill: SB 567 (click to view)


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Statute/Bill: SB 569 (click to view)
Common Name: Consumer Privacy Act


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Statute/Bill: HB 376 (click to view)
Common Name: Ohio Personal Privacy Act


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Active Bills

Statute/Bill: HB 1126 (click to view)


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Passed Laws

Consumer Data Protection Act
Click to view the Code of Virginia
Click to view on VA Legislative website 


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Active Bills

Statute/Bill: HB 1433 (click to view)
Common Name: People’s Privacy Act


Statute/Bill: SB 5062 (click to view)
Common Name: Washington Privacy Act


Statute/Bill: HB 1850 (click to view)
Common Name: Washington Foundational Data Privacy Act


Statute/Bill: SB 5813 (click to view)


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