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Texas AG Gearing Up for “Aggressive” Enforcement as New Privacy Law Takes Effect July 1

Texas AG Ken Paxton has launched an initiative focused on “aggressive enforcement of Texas privacy laws,” and tasked a large team within the office’s Consumer Protection Division with ramping up enforcement of the state’s Data Privacy and Security Act (DPSA), Identify Theft Enforcement and Protection Act, Data Broker Law, and Biometric Identifier Act, as well…

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New Jersey and Texas Ramp up Regulatory Enforcement Teams

Both the Texas and New Jersey AG offices have made moves to bolster their regulatory enforcement teams. In Texas, recent developments indicate that the AG’s office has increased its recruitment of privacy attorneys for the newly formed Data Privacy and Security Team, tasked with enforcing the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act (TDPSA). Enacted on…

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Texas AG Investigation into Boeing Parts Supplier Takes Flight

Texas AG Ken Paxton has opened an investigation into Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc., which manufactures and supplies fuselages for Boeing’s 737 jets, over the reported manufacturing defects associated with recent incidents involving certain 737 models. AG Paxton’s Request to Examine seeks documents and communications relating to a defect identified as the Mis-Drilled Aft Pressure Bulkhead…

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Texas AG Seeks to Revoke NGO Registration Over Refusal to Produce Documents

Texas AG Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against nongovernmental organization (NGO) Annunciation House seeking to revoke the NGO’s registration to operate in the state over allegations that it engaged in unlawful conduct. In response to a lawsuit filed by Annunciation House seeking to enjoin the AG’s office from accessing the NGO’s records on an expedited basis,…

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Texas AG Paxton Indicates Disapproval for Marijuana Amnesty Cities

Texas AG Ken Paxton filed lawsuits against the Texas cities of Austin, Denton, Elgin, Killeen, and San Marcos alleging that their adoption of so-called “marijuana amnesty” policies violates Texas state law. In the complaints, AG Paxton alleges that the cities’ adoption of ordinances designed to eliminate marijuana enforcement within their boundaries violates provisions of the…

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