US Congressional Research Service publishes APRA summary

10/05/2024 | US Congressional Research Service

The US Congressional Research Service has published an overview of the proposed American Privacy Rights Act (APRA). The summary provides an overview of the key definitions, outlines the rights and obligations of "covered entities" under the draft bill, the scope of Federal Trade Commission authority and how it authorizes state attorneys general to bring civil actions for violations. The overview also compares the APRA with other privacy legislation, such as the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA).

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