A bill designed to enhance consumers’ rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”) is making its way through the California State Senate. State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson introduced Senate Bill 561 (the “Bill”) on February 22, 2019, and the Senate referred it to the Committee on Judiciary on March 7, 2019. The Bill, which has the support of the California Attorney General, does the following:
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra called the Bill a “critical measure to strengthen and clarify the CCPA.”
We recommend that businesses covered by the CCPA continue to monitor this Bill, remain on the lookout for other amendments, and plan carefully to achieve compliance with the CCPA by the January 1, 2020 implementation date.
For more information on the CCPA, and our recommendations on preparing for it, visit the links below.
 The CCPA is codified at Cal. Civ. Code §§ 1798.100 through 1798.199.
 See Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.105
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