Privacy Legislation Pending in 2017
The California Legislature considers many bills on privacy issues each year. This page lists some of the proposed legislation in 2017. To get more information on the bills, go to http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov.
SB 21 (Hill) Law enforcement agencies: surveillance technology.
This bill would require specified law enforcement agencies to develop policies for the use of surveillance technology and to submit such policies for approval to their governing bodies in an open public meeting.
SB 31 (Lara) State agencies: disclosure of religious affiliation information.
This bill would prohibit state agencies from providing or disclosing to the federal government information regarding a person’s religious affiliation when the information is sought for compiling a database of individuals based solely on religious affiliation.