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.


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.

Important COVID-19 Information

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.

The hearing room will be open for attendance of this hearing, but the public is strongly encouraged to participate via the web portal and watch the hearing from its live stream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.

Any member of the public attending a hearing in the Capitol or 1021 O Street (Swing Space) is encouraged to wear a mask at all times while in the building. We encourage the public to monitor the committee’s website for updates.

Committee Information

Committee Room

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

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