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AB 2297: Online Privacy Statements (2002)


AB 2297 (2002) would have required that all individuals or entities that operate a Website or online service that collects personal information through the internet from California residents conspicuously post a privacy policy stating what information they collect and the categories of individuals with whom they share the information.

The bill was vetoed by the Governor.

For more information, you can read the AB 2297 "Fact Sheet" prepared by a member of Senator Simitian's staff.

Final Status and Text

AB 2297 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Vetoed by the Governor

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about AB 2297

09/05/2002 - Simitian Consumer Privacy Package Advances to Governor

05/31/2002 - Online Privacy Protection Squeaks through Assembly

05/06/2002 - Bill to Protect Privacy of Web Surfers to be Heard Tomorrow in Assembly Committee

02/05/2002 - Simitian to Propose Online Privacy Protection: Convenes Industry and Consumer Groups