Calif. Data Breach Alert Bill Heads To Governor's Desk

Law360, San Diego (September 5, 2013, 5:59 PM EDT) -- California lawmakers sent the governor a measure Wednesday that would require individuals and companies that keep computerized data about their clients or customers to alert them if a security breach is discovered.

S.B. 46 — authored by Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett, D-East Bay, and sponsored by the California attorney general — sailed through the California Assembly floor with a 77-0 vote Tuesday. Next, the state Senate floor, which had already passed the measure in May, signed off on amendments made to the bill with a...
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