Senate Committee Schedules Hearing On Federal Data Privacy Legislation

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Time for a U.S. federal privacy law?

“U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled, “Revisiting the Need for Federal Data Privacy Legislation,” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

The hearing will examine the current state of consumer data privacy and legislative efforts to provide baseline data protections for all Americans.

It will also examine lessons learned from the implementation of state privacy laws in the U.S. and the E.U. General Data Protection Regulation, as well as how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected data privacy.

Details from the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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