AB 602

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Passed Assembly May 09, 2019
  • Passed Senate Sep 10, 2019
  • Signed by Governor Oct 03, 2019

Depiction of individual using digital or electronic technology: sexually explicit material: cause of action.

Abstract

Existing law creates a private right of action against a person who intentionally distributes a photograph or recorded image of another that exposes the intimate body parts of that person or of a person engaged in a sexual act without the person's consent if specified conditions are met. This bill would provide that a depicted individual, as defined, has a cause of action against a person who either (1) creates and intentionally discloses sexually explicit material if the person knows or reasonably should have known the depicted individual did not consent to its creation or disclosure or (2) who intentionally discloses sexually explicit material that the person did not create if the person knows the depicted individual did not consent to its creation. The bill would specify exceptions to those provisions, including if the material is a matter of legitimate public concern or a work of political or newsworthy value. The bill would authorize a prevailing plaintiff who suffers harm to seek injunctive relief and recover reasonable attorney's fees and costs as well as specified monetary damages, including statutory and punitive damages.

Bill Sponsors (2)

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Actions


Oct 03, 2019

California State Legislature

Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 491, Statutes of 2019.

California State Legislature

Approved by the Governor.

Sep 26, 2019

California State Legislature

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.

Sep 13, 2019

Assembly

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 77. Noes 0. Page 3545.).

Sep 12, 2019

Assembly

From committee: That the Senate amendments be concurred in. (Ayes 10. Noes 0.) (September 12).

Sep 11, 2019

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on JUD. pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.2.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on JUD. pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.2.

Assembly

Joint Rule 62(a), file notice suspended. (Page 3439.)

Assembly

Assembly Rule 77 suspended. (Page 3370.)

Sep 10, 2019

Senate

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 40. Noes 0. Page 2749.).

Assembly

In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after September 12 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.

Sep 09, 2019

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Sep 06, 2019

Senate

Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.

Sep 03, 2019

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Aug 30, 2019

Senate

Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.

Senate

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (August 30).

Aug 12, 2019

Senate

In committee: Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR APPR. suspense file.

Jul 10, 2019

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 8. Noes 0.) (July 9). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Jun 28, 2019

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Reading-1
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
  • Amendment-Introduction
Com. on JUD.

Jun 24, 2019

Senate

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

May 22, 2019

Senate

Referred to Coms. on JUD. and APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on JUD. and APPR.

May 09, 2019

Senate

In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 76. Noes 0. Page 1581.)

May 06, 2019

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

May 02, 2019

Assembly

Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.

May 01, 2019

Assembly

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 12. Noes 0.) (April 30).

Apr 04, 2019

Assembly

From committee: Be re-referred to Com. on JUD. Re-referred. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (April 4). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on JUD. Re-referred. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (April 4). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.

Apr 01, 2019

Assembly

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on RLS. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96(a).

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on RLS. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96(a).

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on PUB. S.

Mar 28, 2019

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on PUB. S. Read second time and amended.

Mar 26, 2019

Assembly

In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

Mar 19, 2019

Assembly

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

Feb 25, 2019

Assembly

Referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on PUB. S.

Feb 15, 2019

Assembly

From printer. May be heard in committee March 17.

Feb 14, 2019

Assembly

Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
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02/14/19 - Introduced PDF
03/28/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
05/02/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
06/28/19 - Amended Senate PDF
08/30/19 - Amended Senate PDF
09/06/19 - Amended Senate PDF
09/20/19 - Enrolled PDF
10/03/19 - Chaptered PDF

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