In prepared remarks last week, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser explained the expected rulemaking process for the state’s new privacy act.

Here is how it should work:

Q2 2022: Public consultation: “Over the next few months, we look forward to hearing from Colorado consumers, businesses, and other stakeholders. During this time, we will post a series of topics for informal input on our website and solicit responses in writing and at scheduled events. This will help us engage in a more focused dialogue, consider diverse perspectives, and address issues.”

Q3 2022: Formal notice of proposed rulemaking: “By this fall, we will post a formal Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which will include a proposed set of model rules. This will kick off a process of collecting verbal and written comments about the proposed rules and how they would operate from a range of stakeholders and other interested persons across Colorado.”

2023: Final Rules issued: “With the benefit of the time we have under the Act, and Colorado’s collaborative culture, we expect to be in a position to adopt final rules around a year from now.”

The full speech can be read here.