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Proposed Washington state privacy bill felled by disagreements over enforcement (update*)

By Amy Miller
  • 12 Mar 2020 15:42
  • 12 Mar 2020 17:15
Washington state’s comprehensive consumer privacy bill has failed to pass the state legislature due to disagreements about how it should be enforced, lawmakers announced today.

Lawmakers in the state House and Senate were divided over whether the proposed Washington Privacy Act should include a private right of action, and couldn't reach a compromise,

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