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AB-2659 Public agencies: information practices.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/20/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2659


Introduced by Assembly Member Chen

February 20, 2020


An act to amend Section 1798.20 of the Civil Code relating to information practices.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2659, as introduced, Chen. Public agencies: information practices.
Existing law, the Information Practices Act of 1977, prescribes a set of requirements, prohibitions, and remedies applicable to public agencies, as defined, with regard to their collection, storage, and disclosure of personal information. The act specifically requires an agency to establish rules of conduct for persons involved in the design, development, operation, disclosure, or maintenance of records containing personal information and to instruct these people with respect to the rules and the requirements of the act.
This bill would require that the above-described rules of conduct include security awareness and training policies and procedures.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 1798.20 of the Civil Code is amended to read:

1798.20.
 Each agency shall establish rules of conduct conduct, including security awareness and training policies and procedures, for persons involved in the design, development, operation, disclosure, or maintenance of records containing personal information and instruct each such person with respect to such rules and the requirements of this chapter, including any other rules and procedures adopted pursuant to this chapter and the remedies and penalties for noncompliance.