Md., Vt. advance youth data privacy bills

The path to pass AADC laws was complicated by a federal judge enjoining California’s 2022 law.
An iPhone displays the Facebook app in New Orleans, Aug. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Lawmakers in Maryland and Vermont advanced youth data privacy legislation modeled after a first-in-the-nation California law that courts have blocked from taking effect.

The Maryland House and Senate last week passed separate Age-Appropriate Design Code bills on unanimous votes. The Vermont Senate on Tuesday advanced on a unanimous vote a revised version of the model legislation, which also needs sign-off in the House.

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