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California: Senate bill introduced to amend CPRA for proctoring services in education

Senate Bill ('SB') 1172 for An act to add Section 1798.101 to the Civil Code, relating to privacy, under the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 ('CPRA') was introduced, on 17 February 2022, in the State Senate. In particular, the bill would require businesses which provide proctoring services in an educational setting to only collect, retain, use, or disclose personal information to the extent that is necessary in order to provide those proctoring services. Moreover, the bill would allow for the possibility of consumers to bring civil actions against businesses which violate this provision.

You can read the bill and track its progress here.

UPDATE (26 May 2022)

Bill to amend CPRA for proctoring services in education passes State Senate

The bill passed, on 25 May 2022, the State Senate and will now be considered in the State Assembly.

You can read the bill and track its progress here.