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Virginia legislature sends consumer privacy proposal to governor for approval

By Amy Miller
  • 19 Feb 2021 17:58
  • 19 Feb 2021 17:58
Virginia took a step closer toward becoming the second US state to pass a comprehensive consumer privacy law.

Virginia state lawmakers voted today to approve legislation creating the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act, sending the matter to Gov. Ralph Northam for approval. He is expected to act by early April. 

The proposed legislation would

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Amy Miller

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Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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