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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 2. CHILDREN [100 - 1500]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 369. )
  

PART 1. DELINQUENTS AND WARDS OF THE JUVENILE COURT [100 - 1403]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 369. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Juvenile Court Law [200 - 987]

  ( Chapter 2 repealed and added by Stats. 1961, Ch. 1616. )
  

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [200 - 224.6]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1068. )

  
219.5.  

(a) No ward of the juvenile court or Department of the Youth Authority shall perform any function that provides access to personal information of private individuals, including, but not limited to: addresses; telephone numbers; health insurance, taxpayer, school, or employee identification numbers; mothers’ maiden names; demand deposit account, debit card, credit card, savings or checking account numbers, PINs, or passwords; social security numbers; places of employment; dates of birth; state or government issued driver’s license or identification numbers; alien registration numbers; government passport numbers; unique biometric data, such as fingerprints, facial scan identifiers, voice prints, retina or iris images, or other similar identifiers; unique electronic identification numbers; address or routing codes; and telecommunication identifying information or access devices.

(b) Subdivision (a) shall apply to a person who has been adjudicated to have committed an offense described by any of the following categories:

(1) An offense involving forgery or fraud.

(2) An offense involving misuse of a computer.

(3) An offense for which the person is required to register as a sex offender pursuant to Section 290 of the Penal Code.

(4) An offense involving any misuse of the personal or financial information of another person.

(c) If asked, any person who is a ward of the juvenile court or the Department of the Youth Authority, and who has access to any personal information, shall disclose that he or she is a ward of the juvenile court or the Department of the Youth Authority before taking any personal information from anyone.

(d) Any program involving the taking of personal information over the telephone by a person who is a ward of the juvenile court or the Department of the Youth Authority, shall be subject to random monitoring of those telephone calls.

(e) Any program involving the taking of personal information by a person who is a ward of the juvenile court or the Department of the Youth Authority shall provide supervision at all times of the ward’s activities.

(f) This section shall not apply to wards in employment programs or public service facilities where incidental contact with personal information may occur.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 196, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2003.)