Chairs of House and Senate Commerce Committees Announce Consumer Privacy Legislation

Last month, two key members of Congress released a draft of the American Privacy Rights Act (“APRA”), comprehensive legislation that would change the landscape of consumer privacy law in the United States. If passed, APRA would create a national standard governing the collection, use, and disclosure of consumer personal information. It would also preempt a number of state laws, notably including the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) and Genetic Information Privacy Act…
By: Mayer Brown
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