California Privacy Protection Agency Moves Forward With New Draft Privacy Regulations

August 29, 2022

On August 24 and 25, 2022, the California Privacy Protection Agency (the “Agency”) held a public hearing on proposed regulations affecting the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “2018 Act”), as amended by the Consumer Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (the “2020 Act”, and collectively with the 2018 Act, the “CA Privacy Acts”). Amongst its various changes to the 2018 Act, the 2020 Act established the Agency to implement and enforce the CA Privacy Acts.[1] The CA Privacy Acts directed the Agency to update existing regulations to account for the 2020 Act, operationalize new rights and concepts introduced by the 2020 Act, and reorganize and consolidate requirements under the CA Privacy Acts.

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