Illinois Gov. Vetoes Data Breach Notification Bill

Law360, New York (August 26, 2015, 5:19 PM EDT) -- Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed a data breach notification bill that would have updated the state’s laws protecting personal information to include consumer marketing data and geolocation information, saying the measure went too far.

The Republican governor returned Senate Bill 1833 on Friday, which would have amended the state’s Personal Information Protection Act, with specific recommendations changing the proposal to the state Senate and General Assembly. The inclusion of consumer marketing data and geolocation data in the proposed legislation is a significant departure from other...
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