On February 15, 2024, Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) announced the addition of co-sponsors Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) , and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) to an updated version of the proposed Children and Teens’ Online Privacy Protection Act bill.
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On June 3, 2022, House Energy and Commerce Chair Rep. Frank Pallone, Ranking Member Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Ranking Member Sen. Roger Wicker released a new comprehensive federal privacy bill, the American Data Privacy and Protection Act.
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On March 11, 2022, the U.S. Senate passed an omnibus spending bill that includes language which would require certain critical infrastructure owners and operators to notify the federal government of cybersecurity incidents in specified circumstances. President Biden has until March 15, 2022, to sign the bill. This blog entry provides a summary of the bill.
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