California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released yesterday a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Action and Proposed Regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act. The Attorney General will hold four public hearings to address these regulations on December 2, 3, 4, and 5, 2019. The written comment period will then end on December 6, 2019. These regulations are intended to operationalize the CCPA and provide clarity to assist in the implementation of the law. The CCPA requires the Attorney General to adopt initial regulations on or before July 1, 2020.
The proposed regulations provide specific guidance regarding various CCPA provisions, including: (1) notices businesses must provide to consumers under the CCPA; (2) practices for handling consumer requests made pursuant to the CCPA; (3) practices for verifying the identity of the consumer making those requests; (4) practices regarding the personal information of minors; and (5) practices for the offering of financial incentives.
We will follow up with a more detailed discussion of the draft regulations in a separate blog post.