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Concerning personal information privacy protections in government entities

Section 1 adds language stating that each state government agency needs to designate an agency privacy officer who will develop an agency personal information minimization policy, create a work plan, and report this work. Agency privacy officers must complete a training course provided by the state office of privacy and data protection on privacy best practices. Any inventory or data map records that reveal the location of personal information or the extent to which it is protected may not be disclosed under the public records act.
Section 2 adds language stating that a governmental entity is prohibited from selling: (1) Personal financial and health information; and (2) Personal identification numbers issued by a government entity.
Section 3 is amended to add a disclosure exemption for personal information inventory or data map records that reveal the location of personal information.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -- 8:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2278&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)