With the House on recess until after the election, the only chance for federal privacy legislation to move forward is in the "lame duck" session in November and December. At the Washington Post Across the Aisle livestream in late September, Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) co-sponsor Rep. Frank Pallone said there was still plenty of time to pass something, and expressed optimism that ADPPA would move forward.
Then again, he kind of has to say that.
What do others think? Here's a set of Twitter polls to try to find out. If you're not there, no worries! You can to respond in the comments here, or by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- How likely is ADPPA to pass this session?
- If ADPPA doesn't pass, how far will it get?
- How will the debate over wheher ADPPA preempts state and local privacy legislation get resolved?
- If the House advances an amended version of ADPPA, how will it compare to the current version – weaker, about the same, or stronger?
- Will Congress pass the Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act this session?
- Will the Facial Recognition Act move forward?
- Will My Body My Data get a hearing?
- Will the Health and Location Data Privacy Act get a hearing?