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Santa Barbara Legislator Introduces Bill To Try To Close Loopholes In Consumer Protection Law

A Santa Barbara legislator has introduced a bill intended to improve personal privacy protections. SB 561 would close some loopholes in the California Consumer Privacy Act, which was passed by the State legislature and signed into law last year. One of the biggest provisions is removing a requirement that state prosecutors give 30 days notice before taking action against a business committing violations. Democratic State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson of Santa Barbara introduced the bill. She was joined by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra in Sacramento for the formal announcement of the new bill.