California Privacy Focus Shifts to Attorney General Regulations

Sept. 20, 2019, 8:58 PM

Businesses and consumer groups are shifting their efforts around California’s new privacy law to state attorney general Xavier Becerra, who is in the midst of writing compliance regulations.

Becerra (D) told reporters earlier this week he expects to issue draft regulations in October.

“We believe by next month the regulations that we have drafted will be published,” Becerra said.

Businesses and consumers then will be able to submit comments on the proposal. Becerra plans to have final regulations in place when the California Consumer Privacy Act takes effect Jan. 1, 2020.

The law will allow consumers to ask a company ...

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