Bill Aims To Block Calif. From Assisting NSA

Law360, San Diego (January 6, 2014, 10:39 PM EST) -- A bipartisan pair of California senators on Monday floated a bill that would bar state agencies, officials and contractors from helping the federal government collect electronic data on state residents without a warrant.

State Sens. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, and Joel Anderson, R-San Diego, introduced S.B. 828, noting the measure was in response to repeated federal admissions of widespread spying on innocent U.S. citizens.

The National Security Agency is facing multiple lawsuits alleging its collection of phone and Internet information on U.S. citizens as part of its...
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