Washington: Data breach notification amendments enter into effect
Substitute House Bill (‘HB’) 1071 for an Act relating to a breach of security systems protecting personal information entered into effect on 1 March 2020. In particular, HB 1071 provides additional requirements for notifications of breaches of personal information including, more types of consumer information, such as, biometric data, date of birth, usernames and passwords, and medical history. Furthermore, HB 1071 reduces the deadline to notify consumers from 45 days to 30 days.
Bill at: http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Session%20Laws/House/1071-S.SL.pdf?q=20200302021146