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Arkansas’s New Breach Reporting Requirements Go Into Effect This Month
By: Anthony E. Stewart, Esq.
Earlier this year, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed HB 1943, which amends the Personal Information Protection Act. It goes into effect on July 23, 2019. The new law expands the definition of ‘personal information,’ imposes additional reporting obligations, and enacts specific retention requirements. It continues to apply to any business that acquires, owns, or licenses the personal