The regulations originally required gun retailers to have a backup of all video surveillance feeds, but has since been changed.
Lawmakers are trying to deter would-be hackers from carrying out cyber attacks that have paralyzed companies, hospital systems and local governments, including Baltimore’s city government.
The new policies, meant to protect elder privacy, have also drawn criticism because of the requirement that families notify care facilities before they install the camera.
The data privacy bill would give consumers the right to access and delete data collected about them, while the facial recognition legislation would regulate government use of the software.
A bill is currently before the state House that would ban government use of biometric technology until the legislature regulates how agencies can adopt it.
Created in the wake of a shooting at the Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue, the grant program opened its application process last week.
The bipartisan measure would allow parents to delete information collected by companies about their kids and raise the age of parental consent protection from 13 to 16.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority maintains that it has not used facial recognition on riders, but privacy advocates want records related to the technology the agency purchased.
The advisory warned businesses about cyber attacks featuring cryptocurrency sites and spam campaigns impersonating government agencies.
Native Americans had the highest rates of false positives, while African-American women were most likely to be misidentified in a law enforcement database.