July 2022: Oklahoma House Passes Consumer Data Privacy Bill

21 Jul

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Update Applicable to:
All businesses that retain consumer information in the state of Oklahoma.

What happened?
On March 23, 2022, the Oklahoma House voted 74-15 to pass House Bill 2969 (HB 2969), “the Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act,” which will make changes to the consent of data collection and disclosure of private data and several other changes.

What are the details?
The Oklahoma bill is generally based on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), although it contains notable differences. Below are some of the key points from the bill:

Once the bill has been passed, it will go into effect on January 1, 2023.

For more information, please see the links below:

House Bill 2969 (HB 2969)

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What do employers need to do?
Employers should review the information provided above and be on the lookout for any updates or possible amendments to this law.

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