Where Tech Bills Stand After Appropriations Deadline
Two bulwark fiscal committees, the Assembly Committee on Appropriations and its counterpart, the California state Senate Standing Committee on Appropriations, met a legislative deadline Friday by moving some tech legislation forward and setting others aside. Here's how several pieces of technology, data and privacy legislation fared.
It’s not the end of the legislative session, but two important fiscal committees marked a key regular deadline this week by moving some tech bills forward – and setting others aside.
This year’s session, of course, has been truncated by the spread of COVID-19, which has driven swift adoption of remote, televised meetings and prompted some lawmakers to hold legislation back in acknowledgement that more pressing matters &ndash...