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 1.81.4. PRIVACY OF CUSTOMER ELECTRICAL OR NATURAL GAS USAGE DATA [1798.98 - 1798.99]

  ( Title 1.81.4 added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 597, Sec. 1. )
  
1798.99.  

(a) A customer harmed by the release or unauthorized use of his or her customer data, in violation of Section 1798.98, may bring a civil action to recover actual damages in an amount not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500) for each willful violation.

(b) The rights, remedies, and penalties established by this title are in addition to the rights, remedies, or penalties established under any other law.

(c) Nothing in this title shall abrogate any authority of the Attorney General to enforce existing law.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 597, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2014.)