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California Legislature Passes Amendments to Expansive Consumer Privacy Law

Less than three months ago, California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). Industry and privacy watch groups alike have scrutinized the law. This summer saw fierce negotiations all in the name of improving the CCPA. Last Friday, … Continue reading

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In Landmark Vote, California Legislature Votes to Restore Net Neutrality

On Friday August 31, the California Senate gave final approval to Senator Scott Wiener and Sen. Kevin De León’s SB 822, which would adopt net neutrality protections for California. The bill now heads to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature … Continue reading

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California legislature passes bill to require state to proactively identify marijuana cases eligible for relief under Prop 64

Regular readers know that I regularly spotlight my recent article, "Leveraging Marijuana Reform to Enhance Expungement Practices," because I am so very eager to encourage states to couple marijuana reform with sustained efforts to minimize and ameliorate undue collateral consequences … Continue reading

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Louisiana Legislature Partially Extends Sales Tax Hike, Fate of Online Sales Tax Still Uncertain

The Louisiana legislature partially renewed the state’s sales tax to 4.45 percent at the end of June after holding a special legislative session to address the state’s expected revenue shortfall for fiscal year 2019. A temporary sales tax increase from … Continue reading

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California Legislature Working Feverishly To Avert Privacy Ballot Initiative

We have previously reported a ballot initiative known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), that is expected to be on the November ballot.  If passed, it would make sweeping changes to consumer privacy protection rights for Californians, … Continue reading

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