Create a Data Broker Registry and Improve Consumer Protections

Last updated: May 23, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Privacy / Data Protection
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Margaret O'Neil, House 15
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1655



UPDATE: The committee voted the bill Ought Not to Pass. It is dead.


Representative O’Neil of Saco would require data brokers, which are businesses that obtain and sell or license to 3rd parties or allow 3rd parties to access the personal information of a consumer with whom the business does not have a direct relationship, to register with the Secretary of State, to protect a consumer's personal information through various security requirements and to allow a consumer to opt out of allowing the sale or lease of or access to the consumer's personal information.