In 2023, about 300 new procurement bills were introduced, compared to 154 new bills in 2022—a 100% increase from 2022. States enacted 45 bills and another 52 were passed by at least one state legislative chamber. An additional 55 were heard or passed by a committee or subcommittee.
Thirteen states have enacted comprehensive consumer privacy laws that create new rights for consumers, impose obligations on businesses that handle consumers’ personal data, and create new mechanisms to enforce those laws.
In 2023, the number of states that passed comprehensive privacy legislation more than doubled from the previous year. Eight states: Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Montana, Oregon, Tennessee, and Texas passed comprehensive privacy laws.