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September 08, 2020

Last week, the California legislature passed two bills, which would amend the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): AB-1281 and AB-713. Both bill passed both houses of the legislature without opposition, but still need to be approved by California governor Gavin Newsom. As discussed in more detail in the article, AB-1281 extends the employment and business-to-business exemptions to the CCPA for an additional year until January 1, 2022. AB-713 creates new exemptions for deidentified health information otherwise subject to regulation under the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). A redline version of CCPA text showing the impact of the amendments can be found here.

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