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 Friday, prior to the Tuesday hearing.
 

COVID-19 Information

Due to the statewide stay-at-home order and guidance on physical distancing, seating for committee hearings will be very limited for press and for the public. All are encouraged to watch our hearing from its live stream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.

We encourage the public to submit written testimony before the hearing through the Position Letter web portal. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

The Capitol will be open for attendance of committee hearings, but the public is strongly encouraged to participate via the web portal or telephonically.

Information regarding a call-in option for testimony will be made available on the committee website closer to the hearing date. We encourage the public to monitor the committee’s website for updates.

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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