Code Section

Government Code - GOV

TITLE 1. GENERAL [100 - 7914]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )
  

DIVISION 7. MISCELLANEOUS [6000 - 7599.2]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )
  

CHAPTER 3.25. Online Privacy for Reproductive Health Services Providers, Employees, Volunteers, and Patients [6218 - 6218.05]
  ( Chapter 3.25 added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 486, Sec. 1. )

  
6218.01.  

(a) (1) No person shall post on the Internet, with the intent that another person imminently use that information to commit a crime involving violence or a threat of violence against the provider, employee, volunteer, or patient of a reproductive health service facility or other individuals residing at the same home address, the home address, the telephone number, or personal identifying information of a provider, employee, volunteer, or patient of a reproductive health services facility or other individuals residing at the same home address.

(2) A violation of this subdivision is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500), imprisonment of up to six months in a county jail, or by both that fine and imprisonment.

(3) A violation of this subdivision that leads to the bodily injury of the provider, employee, volunteer, or patient of a reproductive health services facility or other individuals residing at the same home address, is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to five thousand dollars ($5,000), imprisonment of up to one year in a county jail, or by both that fine and imprisonment.

(b) Nothing in this section shall preclude prosecution under any other provision of law.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 162, Sec. 56. Effective January 1, 2013.)