Virginia: House bill to amend CDPA right to deletion introduced
House Bill ('HB') 381 to amend the Consumer Data Protection Act ('CDPA') with respect to the right to deletion was introduced, on 11 January 2022, to the Virginia General Assembly. In particular, the bill would amend and reenact the provision with respect to the rights of consumers, by providing that a 'controller that has obtained personal data about a consumer from a source other than the consumer shall be deemed in compliance with a consumer's request to delete such data […] by opting the consumer out of the processing of that data for targeted advertising, sale, or profiling […]'.
A companion bill, Senate Bill ('SB') 393, was also introduced, on 11 January 2022, with the same purpose.
UPDATE (14 February 2022)
Bill passes House and sent to Senate
The bill was sent, on 10 February 2022, to the Virginia State Senate for consideration, following its introduction and consideration in the State House or Delegates.
You can read the bill and track its progress here.
UPDATE (1 March 2022)
Bill passes Senate and approved by both chambers
The bill was approved, with a substitute of the bill through HB 381ER, on 25 February 2022, by both the State Senate and House of Delegates, following its consideration and passage in the State Senate.
The bill is now due to be sent to the Virginia Governor for consideration.