On December 10, 2020, California's Attorney General Xavier Becerra proposed a new set of modifications to the CCPA regulations. The CCPA continues to evolve as these recent changes come less than two months after the last set of proposed changes.
The news surrounding COVID-19 is continuously changing as most of the nation is adapting to mandatory stay at home orders. With the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) urging individuals to continue implementing social distancing guidelines to help curb the spread of COVID-19 —individuals are spending more time connected to devices as a means to communicate with work, school, friends, and family.
On March 11, 2020 the California Attorney General released modifications to the CCPA. This is the second time this year he has released an update, read about the February update here. These are the most impactful changes we've identified:
Signed into law on June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became effective on January 1, 2020. The next milestone will be on July 1, 2020, when the California Attorney General will begin enforcement for the CCPA.
A timeline of where CCPA started and where it’s going.
The CCPA is the ultimate moving target, as you can see in the timeline above, CCPA is unlike GDPR, which took 4 years to cook and didn’t come online until 2017 after the regulatory requirements were clarified. For all involved, they know CCPA has been a work in progress; it first passed in July of 2018, was amended in August 2018 and some exceptions were added. It then had a second set of amendments in September of 2019, and the draft regulations were issued in October of last year.
On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will mandate that businesses adhere to new standards. You need to understand this law and what qualifies as personal information (PI). This article will answer questions and help your business be in compliance by 2020.
The Governor of California signed 6 amendments into law for the CCPA on Friday, October 11th, prior to the full draft legislative changes scheduled for the public hearing on December 6th in which the Attorney General will consider written comments.
Signed into law on June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will become effective on January 1, 2020.