Cantwell Statement on Children’s Privacy Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, as the Senate reconvenes for the 2022 lame duck session, a spokesperson for Sen. Cantwell (D-WA), chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statement regarding efforts to pass the Children and Teens’ Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA 2.0) and the Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA):

“Senator Cantwell is talking to families this week and supports any effort to get children’s online privacy passed during the lame duck.”

The Children and Teens’ Online Privacy Protection Act and the Kids Online Safety Act were both passed out of the Senate Commerce Committee on July 27, 2022.