AAF Legislative Alerts

4/20/2021 
As you know the Florida Legislature has been considering very harmful privacy legislation. Tomorrow, AAF and a number of our association partners will be sending a letter to legislative leaders.
4/15/2021 
As I am sure you know, the Maryland General Assembly passed the legislation delaying implementation of the Digital Ad Tax for one year and excluding broadcasters and news media entities from the tax.
4/7/2021 
The hearing on the Commercial Mail bill scheduled for April 5 was cancelled at the request of the sponsor, State Senator Monique Limon.
4/5/2021 
As you know, the Digital Ad Tax is now Maryland law. However, there is still a great deal of uncertainty – within the business community and government – as to what that means.
3/9/2021 
State Senator Monique Limon (D) has introduced legislation that would place overly restrictive and duplicative restrictions on the use of commercial mail for advertising purposes.
3/9/2021 
Later today the Florida House Regulatory Reform Subcommittee will be taking up HB 969, the Computer Data Privacy Act. While AAF supports meaningful privacy protections for Florida consumers, this legislation would not achieve those goals.
2/22/2021 
Last week the Hawaii Senate Committee on Government Operations conducted a hearing on SB 1009, a consumer privacy bill. While AAF supports effective privacy protections for all Hawaiians, we believe this legislation is overly restrictive.
2/12/2021 
As you may be aware, yesterday the Oklahoma Legislature’s House Committee on Technology voted to approve the Oklahoma Data Privacy Act. If approved, it would be one of the most restrictive state privacy laws in the nation.
2/12/2021 
I am sorry to let you know that despite our best efforts, earlier today the Maryland Senate voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the digital advertising tax.
2/11/2021 
This afternoon the Maryland House of Delegates voted 88-48 to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the digital advertising tax. The Senate is expected to vote on the matter tomorrow afternoon. I urge you to contact Senators in opposition to the tax.