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Telecommunications and Information Technology

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Consumer Data Privacy

The year 2019 began with a significant increase in bill introductions addressing various aspects of data privacy, compared to previous years.

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State and Federal Efforts to Enhance Cybersecurity

While state legislatures focus on improving cybersecurity practices within state government, the federal government is also looking for ways to assist states and address cybersecurity issues on a national level. When it comes to cybersecurity, states cannot address cyberthreats in a vacuum.

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Telecommunications and Information Technology

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NCSL Capitol Forum, Dec. 10-12, 2019, Phoenix, Ariz.

Prepare for the 2020 Session

At the NCSL Capitol Forum, Dec. 10-12 in Phoenix, we will tackle issues that states will be discussing in 2020, including facial recognition and regulating student athletes. Check out all of the sessions related to technology and commerce and register now!

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Net Neutrality

2019 Net Neutrality Legislation

Twenty-nine states have introduced net neutrality legislation in the 2019 legislative session. This page summarizes that legislation regarding net neutrality and internet service providers’ network management practices.

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Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce

The Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce has jurisdiction over state-federal relations with regard to electronic commerce, banking, insurance, securities and other financial services issues, interstate commerce and taxation of electronic transactions, telecommunications and interstate business activity taxes.

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State 911 Bill Tracking Database

State legislatures are working to improve the operations of public emergency communication services for today's digital mobile society. This database provides information about 911 legislation introduced in the 50 states and DC.

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