Data Privacy and Security Advisory Committee

​The DATCP Data Privacy and Security Advisory Committee was created in Summer 2019 as an effort to facilitate communication across stakeholders and to develop legislation to address data security and data breach challenges facing consumers and businesses in Wisconsin. The Committee included state government representatives, business interests, data stakeholders, and advocacy groups. The Committee report outlines recommendations based on current Wisconsin law, laws and proposed legislation in other states, and industry trends. 


Data Privacy and Security Report


The Committee to worked to meet the following goals:

  • Identifed and researched possible changes to Wisconsin state law

  • Determined the efficacy of consumer data privacy initiatives

  • Considered how to best protect and secure information received by public and private entities in Wisconsin

  • Determined the business community’s readiness to adopt potential regulatory enhancements

Meeting Materials

October 22, 2019: Open Meeting Notice

November 12, 2019: Open Meeting Notice

December 10, 2019: Open Meeting Notice

January 28,​ 2020: Open Meeting Notice

February 25, 2020: Open Meeting Notice - Cancellation Due to Weather

April 21, 2020: Open Meeting Notice

May 19, 2020: Open Meeting Notice

June 16, 2020: Open Meeting Notice

September 1, 2020: Open Meeting Notice


September 1, 2020: DATCP Rele​ases Data Privacy and Security Report Based on Advisory Committee Recommendations

Lara Sutherlin Op-Ed

Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau Report on Data Breaches