2021 AAF Legislative Comments

On behalf of the undersigned associations representing millions of legitimate businesses that seek to serve consumers and create jobs, we oppose the inclusion of Sections 31501 and 31502 in H.R. 5376, the “Build Back Better Act.”
On behalf of the advertising industry, we write to express our opposition to the Wyoming Data Privacy Act, 22LSO-0146 Working Draft 0.6 (“WDPA”).
The companies and organizations listed below request the Shared State Legislation Committee EXCLUDE Maryland HB 732 and SB 787 from CSG’s the 2022 SSL list. Neither of these bills meet the criteria as established by the committee.
The co-signed groups are pleased to submit this comment letter in response to the Comptroller of Maryland’s proposal to adopt new regulations, which aims to provide guidance on the Digital Advertising Gross Revenues Tax.
We provide the following initial, but not exhaustive, comments in response to the California Privacy Protection Agency invitation for preliminary comments on the proposed rulemaking under the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020.
On behalf of the advertising industry, we provide the following initial, but not exhaustive comments on HF 1492.1 We look forward to working with you and members of the legislature on the proposed legislation.
We are concerned that the OAG’s new FAQ response regarding user-enabled global privacy controls will cause confusion for consumers and businesses, rather than effectuating genuine user choices.
The Advertising Coalition has learned that Members of Congress who are working to secure funding for infrastructure legislation have discussed the inclusion of a tax on digital advertising as a potential source of funding.
On behalf of the advertising industry, we oppose including privacy provisions in Connecticut SB 1202, the state’s budget rider bill.
As the nation’s leading advertising trade associations, we encourage the CPPAB to move swiftly but inclusively to establish rules that provide clarity for consumers and businesses.