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Treatises and other secondary sources
Constitution and Statutes
For a complete listing of all California statutes that the Attorney General identifies as implicating privacy rights, follow this link.
Annotated codes are the best tool for researching specific California statutes. By using either West's Annotated California Codes (row 231A on the Library 2d floor) or Deering's California Codes (row 232A on the Library 2d floor), the researcher can easily find cases interpreting and applying any section of the California Code, and be directed to relevant secondary sources. The West code is available on Westlaw and Deering's is available on LexisAdvance.
The Attorney General's "Privacy and Enforcement Unit" is responsible for enforcing federal and California laws on privacy. From 2001 to 2012, California had the Office of Privacy Protection, which was closed because of budget constraints. Its responsibilities were transferred to the Attorney General's office.
Proposed regulations implementing the CCPA
The second set of proposed modifications to the regulations was released on March 11, 2020.
California Code of Regulations (CCR)
Agency regulations related to privacy issues are scattered throughout the California Code of Regulations (CCR). Consult the print index to that publication under the headings of "Confidential Information" and "Privacy" to best identify regulations on this topic. The index is part of the Barclay's print version of the CCR, available on the Library 2d floor at KFC35 .A222 1990
Searching for Current Legislation
California Legislature bill search
The California legislature's website permits basic keyword searching for bills from the current legislative session and previous sessions back to 1999.
California Legislative Index
During a legislative session, a "Legislative Index" will be posted and periodically updated during the session. This index classifies bills on a very wide variety of subject headings. Relevant headings to check include "Privacy, Right of," "Computers, Information Technology, etc." and "Internet."