Governor Brown Signs Privacy and Consumer Legislation
SACRAMENTO Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation to strengthen privacy and consumer protections.
The Governor signed the following bills:
AB 1256 by Assemblymember Richard H. Bloom (D-Santa Monica): Expands existing law regarding invasion of privacy.
AB 1356 by Assemblymember Richard H. Bloom (D-Santa Monica): Expands legal recourse for stalking victims.
AB 1700 by Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside): Expands consumer protections for reverse mortgage applicants.
AB 1710 by Assemblymember Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento): Requires companies to offer identity theft prevention and mitigation services to consumers following data security breaches.
AB 1732 by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Scotts Valley): Prohibits vehicle manufacturers, distributors and dealers from inaccurately advertising a vehicles prior use or ownership history.
AB 2122 by Assemblymember Raul J. Bocanegra (D-Los Angeles): Updates existing law regarding the sale of audio recordings and audiovisual works without clearly disclosing the actual true name and address of the manufacturer.
AB 2306 by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Arcadia): Expands existing law regarding invasion of privacy.
AB 2643 by Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont): Creates private legal recourse against a person who intentionally distributes a sexually explicit image or video of another without his or her consent.
SB 611 by Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo): Requires limousines to be equipped with fire extinguishers.
SB 828 by Senator Ted W. Lieu (D-Torrance): Prohibits state agencies from assisting the federal government in the collection of personal, electronically stored data, except under certain circumstances.
SB 1019 by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco): Requires a manufacturer of upholstered furniture to indicate whether or not the product contains added flame retardant chemicals.
SB 1255 by Senator Anthony J. Cannella (R-Ceres): Expands existing law regarding the distribution of a sexually explicit image or video of another with the intent to cause serious emotional distress.
For full text of the bills, visit: http://leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html.