Delete Act passed by California Assembly

After being approved over the objections of industry groups, it now only needs a concurrence vote in the Senate before being sent to the governor.
The California State Capitol Building in Sacramento (Reid Wilson / Pluribus News)

The California Assembly approved landmark legislation to allow consumers to request with the click of a button the deletion of the data that third-party brokers have collected about them.

The Delete Act was passed easily Wednesday over the objections of industry groups. It must return to the state Senate, which previously passed it 32-8, for a concurrence vote before being sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom (D).

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