State Legislators continue to consider amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act amidst uncertainty over how companies will meet the requirements, which go into effect January 1, 2020. Late last month six bills were advanced in the California Assembly that would greatly impact the force and effect of the CCPA as it was enacted almost a year ago. On April 23, 2019, the Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee passed these industry-backed amendments:
AB 25, Chau: Expressly excludes contractors, agents, and job applicants from the definition of employees, to the extent their personal information is used for purposes compatible with that context. ..