Welcome to Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection

The jurisdiction of the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee spans a wide range of technology-related issues, and includes matters affecting consumer protection in both the digital and analog worlds.  Specifically, the Committee has jurisdiction over matters related to privacy, the protection of personal information (including digital information), the security of data, and information technology, as well as false advertising, charitable solicitations, weights and measures, and consumer protection generally.  The Committee is also responsible for oversight of the Department of Technology within the State's Government Operations Agency.

Ed Chau, Chair

Assembly Member Ed Chau,
Chair of the Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee

Kevin Kiley, Chair

Assembly Member Kevin Kiley,
Vice Chair of the Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee

For information on how to submit a position letter please see the 
Advocacy Quick Reference Guide
Submit Position Letter
Deadline to submit is 5pm Wednesday, prior to the Tuesday hearing.
 

Important COVID-19 Information

In the final days of the legislative session, the Assembly will conduct several hearings for bills returning from the Senate. The public will have the ability to participate in these hearings by offering comment in the following ways:

  • The Capitol will be open for attendance of this hearing; however, due to guidance on physical distancing, seating for the hearings will be minimal for the press and public. In-person attendance is not recommended. All are encouraged to watch the hearings from their livestream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.
  • Remote Testimony Stations at these locations (Please check the Assembly website for the latest information): 
    • Sacramento – State Capitol Park (Location to be determined based on weather conditions)
    • San Francisco State Office (455 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102)
    • San Diego State Building (1350 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101) 
  • Written testimony before the hearing via the position letter portal. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.
  • Due to the impending constitutional deadline for the Legislature to adjourn and conclude this legislative session, phone testimony will be available, but it will be limited.

Committee Room

Contact Information

Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee
Room 162, Legislative Office Building
1020 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 319-2200 phone

 

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