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HB 1700 Department of Motor Vehicles data privacy; facial recognition technology.

Introduced by: Kathy K.L. Tran | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Department of Motor Vehicles data privacy; facial recognition technology. Limits the release by the Department of Motor Vehicles (the Department) of information regarding proof documents or of an individual's photograph or signature provided to the Department. The bill prohibits any federal agency that primarily enforces immigration law from accessing information stored by the Department without a judicial warrant or court order. The bill limits the use of and prohibits the State Board of Elections from distributing certain immigration information provided by the Department. The bill prohibits the Department from sharing information with an entity that is in the business of selling information to a third party. The bill prohibits the use of Department information for facial recognition purposes prior to July 1, 2022, except when used by (i)

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HB 1640 Obtaining records concerning electronic communication service or remote computing service.

Introduced by: Hala S. Ayala | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Obtaining records concerning electronic communication service or remote computing service; location data. Expands certain disclosure and search warrant requirements for the purposes of obtaining records concerning an electronic communication service or remote computing service from real-time location data to location data, defined in the bill as any data or information concerning the location of an electronic device that, in whole or in part, is generated, derived from, or obtained by the operation of the device. Under current law, such requirements are limited to real-time location data.

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HB 1244 Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act.

Introduced by: Steve E. Heretick | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Telephone Privacy Protection Act. Provides that for the purposes of the Virginia Telephone Privacy Act (the Act), "telephone solicitation call" includes any text message sent to any wireless telephone with a Virginia area code, or to a wireless telephone registered to any natural person who is a resident of the Commonwealth, for the purpose of offering or advertising any property, goods, or services for sale, lease, license, or investment, including offering or advertising an extension of credit or for the purpose of fraudulent activity. The bill prohibits a telephone solicitor from engaging in any conduct that results in the display of false or misleading caller identification information on the called party's telephone. The bill increases the amount of damages and the amount of the civil penalty for violations of the Act from $500 for each such violation to $500 for a first violation, $1,000 for a second violation, and $5,000 for

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SB 822 Telephone privacy protection.

Introduced by: Joseph D. Morrissey | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Telephone privacy protection. Requires a telephone solicitor to immediately disclose who is calling and what property, good, or service is being offered. The measure also prohibits caller ID spoofing, which is defined in the measure as causing any caller identification service to transmit caller identification information that represents or states that the call originates from a telephone with an area code assigned to an area in the Commonwealth or from a location in the Commonwealth if the person on whose behalf the telephone solicitation call is being made does not

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SB 812 Telephone privacy protection.

Introduced by: Joseph D. Morrissey | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Telephone privacy protection. Requires a telephone solicitor to immediately disclose who is calling and what property, good, or service is being offered. The measure also prohibits caller ID spoofing, which is defined in the bill as causing any caller identification service to transmit caller identification information that represents or states that the call originates from a telephone with an area code assigned to an area in the Commonwealth or from a location in the Commonwealth if the person on whose behalf the telephone solicitation call is being made does not conduct business from a location in the Commonwealth

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HB 884 Safe destruction of records containing personal identifying information. Introduced by: Suhas Subramanyam

| all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Safe destruction of records containing personal identifying information. Requires a commercial entity that is in possession of, or has within its custody or control, records that (i) contain consumers' unencrypted, unredacted personal identifying information and (ii) are no longer needed by the commercial entity to take reasonable steps to destroy, or arrange for the destruction of, the records by shredding, erasing, or otherwise destroying or modifying the personal identifying information in the records to make it unreadable or indecipherable. The measure does not apply to certain financial institutions, health insurance or health care facilities, consumer reporting agencies, or governmental entities. The measure authorizes a consumer who incurs actual damages

By |2020-01-09T06:15:25-05:00January 9th, 2020|Privacy|Comments Off on HB 884 Safe destruction of records containing personal identifying information. Introduced by: Suhas Subramanyam

HB 648 Prescription Monitoring Program; information disclosed to the Emergency Department Information.

HB 648 Prescription Monitoring Program; information disclosed to the Emergency Department Information. Introduced by: Chris L. Hurst | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Prescription Monitoring Program; information disclosed to the Emergency Department Information Exchange; redisclosure. Provides for the mutual exchange of information between the Prescription Monitoring Program and the Emergency Department Information Exchange and clarifies that nothing shall prohibit the redisclosure of confidential information from the Prescription Monitoring Program or any data or reports produced by the Prescription Monitoring Program disclosed to the Emergency Department Information Exchange to a prescriber in an electronic report generated by the Emergency Department Information Exchange so long as the electronic report complies with relevant federal law and regulations governing privacy of health information.

By |2020-01-06T19:53:55-05:00January 6th, 2020|Health Care, Privacy|Comments Off on HB 648 Prescription Monitoring Program; information disclosed to the Emergency Department Information.

SB 269 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusions; proprietary records and trade secrets.

Introduced by: John J. Bell | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exclusions; proprietary records and trade secrets; affordable housing loan applications. Excludes from mandatory disclosure financial and proprietary records submitted with a loan application to a locality for the preservation or construction of affordable housing that is related to a competitive application to be submitted to either the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or the Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA), when the release of such records would adversely affect the bargaining or competitive position of the applicant. The bill also provides that such financial and proprietary records shall not be withheld after they have been made public by HUD or VHDA.

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SB 259 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; library records.

Introduced by: John J. Bell | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Virginia Freedom of Information Act; library records. Clarifies that information contained in library records that can be used to identify any library patron who has borrowed or accessed material or resources from a library as well as the material or resources such patron borrowed or accessed is exempt from disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

By |2020-01-04T18:54:37-05:00January 3rd, 2020|FOIA, Privacy, Tier #4|Comments Off on SB 259 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; library records.

HB 473 Personal data; Virginia Privacy Act.

Introduced by: Mark D. Sickles | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Personal data; Virginia Privacy Act. Gives consumers the right to access their data and determine if it has been sold to a data broker. The measure requires a controller, defined in the bill as a person that, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data, to facilitate requests to exercise consumer rights regarding access, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, data portability, objection, and profiling. The measure also (i) requires transparent processing of personal data through a privacy notice, (ii) requires controllers to disclose if they process personal data for direct marketing or sell it to data brokers, and (iii) requires controllers to conduct a risk assessment of each of their processing activities involving personal

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