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2023 Consumer Data Privacy Legislation

State legislatures have long been involved in regulating privacy of various types of information or of specific industry sectors. For example, laws protecting student information, individuals’ social security numbers, medical information and other types of information.

Broadband Funding Aims to Connect America | OAS Episode 175

Angela Seifer, executive director of the National Digital Inclusion Alliance, and Erlinda Doherty in NCSL’s Washington office, break down the details of the $65 billion in funding for high-speed internet included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and how it will affect states.


Across the Aisle | Bipartisan Effort Powers Launch of Maryland’s NG911 System

For Maryland Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D), Carl Henn’s tragic death was a call to action. A local activist and politician, Henn died after being struck by lightning in 2010 after a freak thunderstorm interrupted a celebration in a park. “By the time they came out and found him prostrate, they tried calling 911 from their cellphones and even landlines,” says Kagan, who considered Henn a friend. “The lines were all busy.”

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Broadband 2022 Legislation

This page summarizes the pending and enacted state broadband legislation for the 2022 legislative session.

2022 Security Breach Legislation

This page contains summaries of introduced and enacted 2022 legislation in the 50 states related to notification of security breaches or data breaches.