Welcome to Committee on Privacy and Consumer Protection

A portrait photo of Bauer-Kahan (Chair)
Assembly Member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan Assembly District 16 Chair of the Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee
A portrait photo of Joe Patterson (Vice Chair)
Assembly Member Joe Patterson Assembly District 5 Vice Chair of the Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee
For information on how to submit a position letter please see the  
Advocacy Quick Reference Guide
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The jurisdiction of the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee spans a wide range of technology-related issues, and includes matters affecting consumer protection in both the digital and analog worlds.  Specifically, the Committee has jurisdiction over matters related to privacy, the protection of personal information (including digital information), the security of data, and information technology, as well as false advertising, charitable solicitations, weights and measures, and consumer protection generally.  The Committee is also responsible for oversight of the Department of Technology within the State's Government Operations Agency.

Hearing DateLetter Deadline (noon, one week prior to hearing)

Deadline to submit position letters to the Committee is noon on Tuesday, one week prior to the Tuesday hearing, in order for letters to be included in an analysis.  Letters submitted to the Committee will become part of the official record.


We encourage the public to provide written testimony before the hearing by visiting https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

Procedures put in place to accommodate the pandemic restrictions have been reverted back to pre-pandemic practices. Teleconference testimony during committee hearings will no longer be available.

Committee Information

Committee Room

Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee
1020 N Street, Room 162
Sacramento, CA 95814

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