The legal field is a constantly changing place. As new challenges arise, law firms are continually looking for ways to adapt their business models to create the best possible services for their clients. One area that has seen a lot of growth in recent years is the concept known as new law. This is a concept that can be hard to define, but it generally refers to offering legal services in different ways than what has traditionally been done in a traditional law firm setting.
Laws new for the week of July 1 include recognition of Juneteenth as an official state holiday, changes to how law enforcement agencies handle firearms and more. Click the link for details on these and other new laws in effect across the state this week.
The following bills were passed and signed into law during the most recent legislative session. For more information about how legislation becomes a law, including the process for both the House of Representatives and the Senate, please visit the Government Affairs page and view our helpful infographic.
To amend the City’s data breach notification law to align it with requirements under State law; to require certain businesses to disclose any security breaches involving personal identifying information to affected persons and certain government agencies; and for other purposes.