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The First Comprehensive Data Privacy Bill of 2021

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Why This Privacy Law is Important:

The proposed federal bill would create protections for the processing of sensitive personal information. For the collection, processing and sharing of non-sensitive information, meanwhile, companies would be required to allow consumers to opt out at any time.


The Information Transparency and Personal Data Control Act became the first piece of comprehensive privacy legislation introduced in the 117th U.S. Congress. Its sponsor is Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash. The bill appeared less than two weeks after Virginia became the second state, following California, to pass comprehensive privacy legislation.

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