Kaeley Brown and David Keating of Alston & Bird write:
We may now have more clarity on what the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”) will look like when it goes into effect on January 1, 2020. The California Assembly’s Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection approved a series of bills last week that will now advance to the Appropriations Committee before being put to a full vote and potentially advancing to the California Senate for consideration. Here are some of the proposed amendments that were approved: AB 25.
Read more on Privacy Blog.
And in related coverage, Bryan Reece Clark and Elizabeth (Liz) Harding of Polsinelli PC write:
On March 25, 2019, California Assembly Member Ed Chau introduced Assembly Bill 25 (AB 25) to amend the definition of “consumer” under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) set to take effect on January 1, 2020. This amendment would expressly exclude employees, contractors and agents from the definition of “consumer” under the CCPA. On Tuesday, April 23, AB 25 cleared a large hurdle when the Assembly’s Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection voted unanimously to advance it along with seven other industry-backed bills in a bid to clarify key parts of the CCPA.
Read more on The National Law Review.