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News Room: Consumer Protection

September 2012

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Simitian Bill To Protect “Renters in Foreclosure” Signed By Governor

August 2012

Thursday, August 23, 2012
Legislature Passes Simitian Bill To Protect “Renters in Foreclosure”

Monday, August 06, 2012
Are you dense? Forty percent of women tested are

Monday, August 06, 2012
Are You Dense? That’s the Question on August 8th, “Are You Dense? Day”

May 2012

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Senate Passes Simitian Bill To Curb Red-Light Camera Abuses

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Senate Passes Simitian Legislation To Protect “Renters in Foreclosure”

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Senate Passes Simitian Breast Cancer Detection Bill Unanimously

September 2011

Thursday, September 01, 2011
Governor Signs Simitian Identity Theft Protection Bill

May 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Raise fines for those who text while they drive

April 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Simitian’s Consumer Privacy Protection Bill Passed By Senate

December 2010

Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Malicious E-personation Protection Effective January 1

Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Consumer Rights Group Gives Simitian 100% Score

September 2010

Thursday, September 30, 2010
New law will shield FasTrak users’ information

Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Simitian FasTrak Privacy Bill Signed by Governor

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Simitian Bill Makes Malicious E-Personation a Crime

April 2010

Friday, April 16, 2010
California Senate again OKs breach notification law update

Friday, April 16, 2010
Consumer Privacy Protection Bill Passed by State Senate

March 2010

Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Red-light camera victim among ‘There Oughta Be A Law’ winners

Tuesday, March 09, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY: Report Card To Evaluate Drug “Sharps” Manufacturers Released

February 2010

Thursday, February 25, 2010
National MS Society Names Simitian Legislator of the Year

January 2010

Friday, January 15, 2010
Consumer Rights Groups Give Simitian 100% Score

December 2009

Thursday, December 31, 2009
New year bringing new laws

October 2009

Tuesday, October 13, 2009
PC World: Schwarzenegger Vetoes Update to California Privacy Law

Monday, October 12, 2009
Governor Signs ‘Sharps’ Disposal Bill To Keep Californians From Getting ‘Stuck’

Sunday, October 11, 2009
Governor Vetoes Simitian’s Privacy Protection Upgrade

September 2009

Monday, September 28, 2009
SearchCompliance: Data breach notification law SB 20 strikes right balance: Simitian

Sunday, September 27, 2009
Santa Cruz Sentinel: Landmark privacy law deserves an update

Thursday, September 17, 2009
NY Times: A Fight Grows Over Labels on Cleaning Products

Friday, September 11, 2009
SC Magazine: Bill to bolster California breach law awaits governor

Thursday, September 10, 2009
Simitian Aims to Keep Californians From Getting “Stuck”: Bill on ‘Sharps’ Disposal Heads to Governor

Wednesday, September 09, 2009
Privacy Protection Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

May 2009

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Privacy Piracy interview with California State Senator Joe Simitian, 11th District

Monday, May 04, 2009
Simitian To Hold Senate’s First Online Town Hall

April 2009

Monday, April 27, 2009
Senate Strengthens Consumer Privacy Protection

March 2009

Monday, March 09, 2009
California’s data breach law may get an update

Friday, March 06, 2009
Lawmaker: Consumers need details in data breach warnings

January 2009

Thursday, January 01, 2009
New year means new laws taking effect

December 2008

Tuesday, December 23, 2008
New Year to Bring Protections for Victims of Sexual Abuse, Veterans & Seniors

October 2008

Wednesday, October 01, 2008
Governor Signs Simitian Legislation Outlawing Deceptive Sweepstakes Practices

January 2008

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
‘What’s in it?’ Senate Thinks Californians Have a Right to Know

October 2007

Saturday, October 13, 2007
NorCal Teen Inspires New Prescription Flushing Law

Friday, October 12, 2007
Drug “Take-Back” Plan Signed by Governor; Environmental and “Pharming” Issues Addressed

Thursday, October 04, 2007
Bill to keep drugs out of drinking water needs only Schwarzenegger’s signature

August 2007

Thursday, August 16, 2007
Consumer Rights Group Rates Simitian 100%

July 2007

Thursday, July 12, 2007
Take-back efforts on rise

January 2006

Thursday, January 19, 2006
Consumer Group Rates Simitian 100%

January 2004

Friday, January 30, 2004
Simitian Antifreeze Law Goes Nationwide, Bill in Congress Based on California Model

December 2003

Tuesday, December 23, 2003
Simitian Antifreeze Law Goes into Effect

March 2003

Monday, March 17, 2003
Three Winners Announced for “There Oughta Be a Law” Contest

September 2002

Friday, September 27, 2002
Bill Signing Ceremony for Simitian’s “There Oughta be a Law” Contest Winners

May 2002

Wednesday, May 08, 2002
Simitian Gift Certificate Bill Approved by Committee Contest Proposal Designed to Protect Consumers

April 2002

Monday, April 22, 2002
Simitian Antifreeze Poisoning Bill to be Heard in Committee; Contest Proposal Designed to Save Lives

Thursday, April 18, 2002
Press Advisory: Winners of Simitian’s “There Oughta be a Law” Contest to Testify

March 2002

Wednesday, March 06, 2002
Simitian Announces Winners to “There Oughta be a Law” Contest

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