FTC Would Have To Scrap Breach Notification Rule If Privacy Bill Enacted

By Cara Smith / April 9, 2024 at 3:52 PM
The draft bicameral bipartisan privacy legislation unveiled Sunday (April 7) would force the Federal Trade Commission to scrap its controversial privacy breach notification rulemaking but would have no impact on future regulatory action, according to staffers and a key digital health lobbyist. The bill’s provision calls into question whether the American Hospital Association’s lawsuit against HHS’ Office for Civil Rights online tracking guidance, which includes provisions on FTC enforcement, would be dropped if the bill were to pass Congress and...

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