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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 1. GENERAL [100 - 7931.000]

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

DIVISION 7. MISCELLANEOUS [6000 - 7599.104]

  ( 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) A person shall not post on the internet or social media, with the intent that another person imminently use that information to commit a crime involving violence or a threat of violence against a reproductive health care services patient, provider, or assistant, or other individuals residing at the same home address, the personal information or image of a reproductive health care services patient, provider, or assistant, 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 ten thousand dollars ($10,000) per violation, imprisonment up to one year in a county jail, or by both that fine and imprisonment.

(3) A violation of this subdivision that leads to the bodily injury of a reproductive health care services patient, provider, or assistant, or other individuals residing at the same home address, is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year, or by both that fine and imprisonment.

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

(Amended by Stats. 2021, Ch. 191, Sec. 3. (AB 1356) Effective January 1, 2022.)