In 2022, 80 percent of state legislatures explored social media or platform regulation legislation. Additionally, there was a 70 percent increase in the volume of bills from 2021 to 2022 and the number of bill enactments climbed from 2 in 2021 to 13 in 2022. The vast majority of those new laws are related to third-party sellers on online marketplaces.
Digital transformation bills continued to influence state chambers across the country. More than three quarters of state legislatures considered some digital transformation legislation in 2022, ranging from remote online notarization to open data to cloud computing.