On May 9, 2024, Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed HB 603, the Maryland Age-Appropriate Design Code (Maryland AADC). The Maryland AADC builds on Maryland’s Online Data Privacy Act, which was signed into law the same day and requires companies to provide certain protections for personal data of a consumer when the company knows or has reason to know the consumer is a child under the age of 13.1 The Maryland AADC layers on additional requirements for “covered entities” and expands the definition of “child” to include individuals under the age of 18.Continue Reading Maryland Passes Age-Appropriate Design Code