New Mexico, one of the last holdouts in the move to state data breach notification requirements, has enacted its own data breach notification law, which will take effect on June 16, 2017 (i.e., 90 days after the adjournment of the New Mexico Legislature on March 18, 2017). Governor Susana Martinez signed the “Data Breach Notification Act” (H.B. 15) into law on April 6, 2017, making New Mexico the 48th state to require companies to notify individuals of data breaches involving their personally identifiable information.

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