Red line & Summary of Suggested Changes – ESHB 1155 My Health My Data

On March 4th 2023, the House passed an Engrossed Substitute bill for Rep. Slatter’s My Health My Data HB 1155.

WA People’s Privacy has reviewed the engrossed substitute and offered suggested changes in hopes that Senator Dhingra, her fellow lawmakers on the Senate Law & Justice Committee, and the AGO will take into account the detailed arguments and justifications for these changes, revert the bill to its original stronger form, and strengthen it further. If they can do that, we can create a ground-breaking new law in WA State that truly protects care-seekers.

Here is WA People’s Privacy’s Summary of Suggested Changes and Red line of ESHB 1155 .

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WA-LEG 2023: Substitute Bill Analysis for House Bill 1155 My Health My Data

💖 My Health My Data (HB 1155/SB 5351) is a health data privacy bill filed at the request of WA’s Attorney General, by the bill’s primary sponsors Representative Vandana Slatter and Senator Manka Dhingra. ➡️This is the Original Bill: HB 1155 ➡️This is the Substitute Bill (that means it’s been amended, or changed) by Representative … Read more

Public comments Needed! Final Round on Group 4B Surveillance Tech Used by SPD

Public comments are once again needed on the six surveillance technologies reviewed by the Community Working Group as part of the Seattle Surveillance Ordinance. These six technologies will  be up for City Council discussion, possible amendments, and a final  vote to approve, amend,  or reject their proposed continued use. Two ways to comment: Verbal comments … Read more

WA People’s Privacy – 2022 in Review!

It’s been a full and busy year!💖
Read our herstory!

A post about some of our work and wins this year, ordered from most recent all the way back to January!
We’re proud of all of this people’s organizing, mobilizing and advocacy work, and hope after reading it, you are too!

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WA People’s Privacy Offered Public Comment in Historic CCPA Meeting Regarding Federal Data Privacy Bills

This morning, Thursday, July 28th, WA People’s Privacy signed in to offer comment in a special, and in our opinion historic, meeting of the CA Privacy Protection Agency Board regarding the issue of state preemption in The American Data Privacy Protection Act, or ADPPA, and other federal data privacy bills being considered. California’s privacy laws … Read more