Dave Goins reports:
Legislation that would make unauthorized biometric data sales illegal got a thumbs-up from the House State Affairs Committee Tuesday.
One vote shy of unanimous, the bill sponsored by Rep. Ed Morse was dispatched to the House floor from State Affairs.
Morse, R-Hayden, said the bill was written to set appropriate privacy standards with its proposed prohibition on the sale of individual biometric information obtained by companies and requires permission in any case to share customers’ personal information with other companies.
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The bill is the Biometric Data Protection Act, H511.