U.S. Privacy Law Update: Utah Joins Growing List of States with Comprehensive Privacy Laws as Other States See Potential Changes

March 11, 2022

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Utah is poised to join California, Virginia, and Colorado in enacting comprehensive data privacy legislation.  Although Utah’s law largely follows the Virginia and Colorado models—with a few provisions that may ease the burden on businesses—it adds to an increasingly active state legislative landscape.  Meanwhile, California is proposing changes to its landmark privacy law as other states plow ahead with debating or updating their own data privacy laws.  Companies should account for these changes as they develop programs to comply with the laws.

Utah Consumer Privacy Act

In Utah, the legislature unanimously passed the Utah