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Catch Up on Connecticut’s Consumer Privacy Law

May 17, 2022

Connecticut just became the fifth state with comprehensive consumer privacy legislation after California, Virginia, Colorado, and Utah. Passed by the General Assembly on April 28, 2022, SB 6 was signed by Governor Ned Lamont on May 10, 2022. The law will become effective on July 1, 2023. See this article for Representative Mike D'Agostino’s keen insights on how the law came to be passed by Connecticut legislators, what the law requires, and its notable difference from other privacy laws.


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