Code Section

Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 3. OBLIGATIONS [1427 - 3272.9]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 14. )
  

PART 4. OBLIGATIONS ARISING FROM PARTICULAR TRANSACTIONS [1738 - 3273]

  ( Part 4 enacted 1872. )
  

TITLE 1.8. PERSONAL DATA [1798 - 1798.78]

  ( Title 1.8 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 709. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Information Practices Act of 1977 [1798 - 1798.78]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 709. )
  

ARTICLE 10. Penalties [1798.55 - 1798.57]
  ( Article 10 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 709. )

  
1798.56.  

Any person who willfully requests or obtains any record containing personal information from an agency under false pretenses shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and fined not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000), or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 595, Sec. 24.)