Calif. AG Says House Bill Weakens Data Security Rules

Law360, Washington (May 18, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT) -- California Attorney General Kamala Harris has urged House leaders to make sweeping changes to a congressional proposal for national data security rules for private companies, saying in a letter that the Data Security and Breach Notification Act would preempt stronger state laws and thus harm consumers.

California AG Kamala Harris says a House data security bill that preempts state laws would "weaken" California's stronger regime. (Credit: AP)  As it stands, the preemptive language of the measure introduced in March by Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Rep. Peter...
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