The Federal Trade Commission recently announced approval of an amendment to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Safeguards Rule to require nonbank financial institutions to report to the FTC the unauthorized acquisition of unencrypted customer information involving at least 500 consumers (a “notification event”).
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Eric Rosenkoetter is a principal at Maurice Wutscher LLP, where he provides counsel to businesses and consumer financial services firms nationwide. For many years, he has focused his practice on various aspects of financial services law. As a litigation attorney, he has conducted every aspect of the litigation process, including countless depositions, motion proceedings, bench and jury trials, and appeals in various courts. In addition, he has significant experience as a compliance and transactional attorney, providing strategic, business growth, legislative, compliance and regulatory advice to national corporations and trade associations. For example, he has drafted consumer contracts and disclosures designed to state-specific statutory requirements, and developed “Best Practices” guides and state-by-state compliance grids, for national financial services companies. He also conducted research and crafted a metrics report for a national trade association with analysis designed to counter the claims of advocacy groups. Eric’s experience also includes working for a national corporation as Executive Counsel, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, and Director of Legislative Affairs, and as a federal lobbyist and Director of Government and Public Affairs for a national financial services trade association. In the government sector, Eric presided over approximately 6,000 state administrative hearings, served as a staff attorney for the Missouri Senate, and handled litigation in 33 counties as a regional managing attorney. Eric frequently speaks to audiences on topics relevant to the financial services industry including regulatory compliance, data privacy law and related advocacy initiatives. For more information, see https://mauricewutscher.com/attorneys/eric-rosenkoetter/
Delaware Gov. John Carney on Sept. 11 signed into law House Bill 154, the Delaware Personal Data Privacy Act. This makes Delaware the 12th state to enact a comprehensive consumer data privacy law.
Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek has signed into law Senate Bill 619, making Oregon the 11th state to enact a comprehensive consumer data privacy law, following California, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, Connecticut, Iowa, Indiana, Tennessee, Montana, and Texas. The Act will go into effect July 1, 2024.
Nevada installment loan companies are subject to significant new data security requirements as specified in Nevada Senate Bill 355, which was approved by Gov. Joe Lombardo in June and goes into effect Oct. 1, 2023.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on June 18 signed into law House Bill 4, the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act. This makes Texas the 10th state to enact a comprehensive consumer data privacy law, following California, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, Connecticut, Iowa, Indiana, Tennessee, and Montana.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on May 27 signed into law Senate Bill 768 which amends the state’s data breach notification statutes. The amendments go into effect Sept. 1, 2023.
Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte on May 19 signed into law Senate Bill 384, the Montana Consumer Data Privacy Act, making Montana the ninth state to enact a comprehensive consumer data privacy law, following California, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, Connecticut, Iowa, Indiana, and Tennessee. The law will take effect Oct. 1, 2024.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on May 11 signed into law House Bill 1181, making Tennessee the eighth state to enact a comprehensive consumer data privacy law, following California, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, Connecticut, Iowa, and Indiana. The law will take effect July 1, 2024.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on May 1 signed into law Senate Bill 5, making Indiana the seventh state to enact a comprehensive consumer data privacy law, following California, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, Connecticut, and Iowa. The law will take effect Jan. 1, 2026.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has approved enactment of Senate Bill 44 which requires certain financial institutions to establish information security standards consistent with the federal Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s Safeguards Rule, 16 C.F.R. § 314.1, et seq. The Kansas Financial Institutions Information Security Act becomes effective July 1, 2023.
The Texas House of Representatives on April 4 voted unanimously in favor of Texas House Bill 4, the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act. The Texas legislature remains in session through May 29, so there is ample time for the legislation to continue its course.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on March 28 signed into law SF 262, making Iowa the sixth state to enact comprehensive consumer data privacy legislation. The other states are California, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, and Connecticut. The law will take effect Jan. 1, 2025.