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California: Bill on opt out rights in relation to mergers referred to House Committee

On March 19, 2024, Assembly Bill 1824 for California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018: opt-out right: mergers was re-refered to the Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection after it was introduced to the House on January 11, 2024. The bill would require businesses that transfer consumer personal information as an asset in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or other transaction in which the transferee assumes control of all or part of the transferor to comply with a consumer's opt-out direction to the transferor.

You can read the bill here and track its progress here.

Update: April 4, 2024

Bill recommended for passage

On April 3, 2024, the bill was re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations after having been recommended for passage on the same day.

You can read the bill here and track its progress here.

Update: April 26, 2024

Bill read for second time

On April 25, 2024, the bill was read for a second time.

You can read the bill here and track its progress here.

Update: May 7, 2024

Bill passes third reading

On May 2, 2024, the bill passed its third reading and was read for the first time in the California State Senate.

You can read the bill here and track its progress here.

Update: June 5, 2024

Bill recommended for passage and re-referred to Committee on Appropriations

On June 4, 2024, the bill was recommended for passage by the Committee on Judiciary and re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

You can read the bill here and track its progress here.

Update: June 18, 2024

Bill ordered for second reading in Senate 

On June 17, 2024, the bill was ordered for a second reading by the Senate Committee on Appropriations. 

You can read the bill here and track its progress here.

Update: June 19, 2024

Bill read for a second time

On June 18, 2024, the bill was read for a second time in the Senate. 

You can read the bill here and track its progress here.