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Hello all, and happy Thursday!  

Bourbon, bluegrass, and—data privacy? Kentucky is on track to become the 15th state to enact its own comprehensive data privacy law. As of this writing, Kentucky’s proposed legislation has passed the Senate and is en route back to the House, where legislators are expected to agree to minor changes made to the bill in the Senate. After that, it’s off to the governor’s desk for signature.  

If you’re wondering what to expect in the law, look to Virginia’s data privacy law—Kentucky’s proposed law was modeled after the VCDPA. 

Eagle-eyed readers may wonder at the number 15 in the paragraph above. Kentucky is in line to become number 15 because New Hampshire just became number 14! I mentioned the New Hampshire data privacy law in this newsletter before, but it had been sitting on the governor’s desk for some time now. Governor Sununu, however, has gotten around to signing the bill, making it the law of the land. 

You can expect to see some summaries and insights from the Osano team on these two new laws in the near future. Stay tuned! 



P.S. We’re still on the hunt for a Senior Privacy Program Manager! Lead privacy enablement internally and externally on a growing, fully remote team! Click here to learn more and apply. 

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