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.

Jesse Gabriel, Chair

Assembly Member Jesse Gabriel,
Chair of the Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee

Joe Patterson, Chair

Assembly Member Joe Patterson,
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 Noon on Tuesday, one week prior to the Tuesday hearing, in order for letters to be included in an analysis.  Letters submitted to the Committee will become part of the official record.

Letter Deadline


Letter Deadline

June 13

June 6, noon


June 27

June 20, noon


July 11

July 4, noon





Important CovID-19 Information

We encourage the public to provide written testimony before the hearing by visiting https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

The hearing room will be open for attendance of this hearing, but the public is strongly encouraged to participate via the web portal and watch the hearing from its live stream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.

Any member of the public attending a hearing in the Capitol or 1021 O Street (Swing Space) is encouraged to wear a mask at all times while in the building. We encourage the public to monitor the committee’s website for updates.

Committee Room

Contact Information

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


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