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AB-2147 State government Internet Web sites: information practices.(2013-2014)

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Amended  IN  Assembly  May 01, 2014
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 22, 2014

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2147


Introduced by Assembly Member Melendez

February 20, 2014


An act to add Section 8310.9 to the Government Code, relating to state information practices.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2147, as amended, Melendez. State government Internet Web sites: information practices.
Existing law prescribes the procedures for state agencies to follow in the collection, maintenance, and dissemination of personal information, as defined, in order to protect the privacy of individuals. Existing law prohibits an agency from disclosing personal information in a manner that would link the information disclosed to the individual to whom it pertains, with specified exceptions.
This bill would require a state entity, agency, as defined, that uses an Internet Web site to obtain information by means of an electronic form and shares that information with another state agency or private party to include a specified disclosure notice clearly displayed in direct proximity above the button used to submit the form. The disclosure would acknowledge that the information is being collected and may be shared. The bill would also prohibit a state entity agency using an electronic form, as described above, to utilize or share any information provided on the form until the person entering information into the form specifically acts to submit the form.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 8310.9 is added to the Government Code, to read:

8310.9.
 (a) For purposes of this section, “state entity” means any agency, department, bureau, board, or commission of any kind. “state agency” includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission, including the California State University.
(b) A state entity agency that uses an Internet Web site to obtain information by means of an electronic form and shares that information with another state agency or private party shall include the following disclosure notice clearly displayed in a minimum of 12-point boldface type, in direct proximity above the button used to submit the form:

By submitting this form, I acknowledge that this information is being collected by the state and may be shared with another state agency or a private party in accordance with Section 1798.24 of the Civil Code and the Information Practices Act of 1977 generally.

(c) A state entity agency that uses an Internet Web site to obtain information by means of an electronic form shall not utilize or share any information provided on the form until the person entering information into the form specifically acts to submit the form. Information in partially completed forms that have not been formally submitted shall not be utilized or otherwise shared.