Massachusetts lawmakers have introduced three competing bills.
First, on January 18 and 19, 2023, the Massachusetts Data Privacy Protection Act (MDPPA) was filed in both the Senate (SD 745) by Senator Cynthia Stone Creem and in the House (HD2281) by Representatives Andres Vargas and David Rogers. That bill is based on the federal American Data Privacy Protection Act with additional provisions relating to workplace surveillance.
Second, on January 20, 2023, the Massachusetts Information Privacy and Security Act (MIPSA) was introduced in both the Senate (SD1971) by Senator Barry Finegold and in the House (HD 3263) by Representative Daniel Carey.
Third, Representative Russell Holmes introduced HD 3245 – the Internet Bill of Rights.