Sen. Jackson to Convene Hearing on Data Privacy

March 04, 2019

SACRAMENTO– As California prepares to implement the California Consumer Privacy Act, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) will convene a State Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing to examine the current state of data privacy, the California Consumer Privacy Act’s provisions, and what other steps may be needed to further protect our privacy rights.

WHAT:             Senate Committee on Judiciary Hearing The State of Data Privacy Protection: Exploring the California Consumer Privacy Act and its European Counterpart

WHEN:            Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

WHERE:           California State Capitol, Room 112


I.          Welcome and Opening Remarks

•          Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson,  Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee

•          Senate Judiciary Committee members

II.         The California Consumer Privacy Act: An Overview

•          Alastair Mactaggart, Chairman, Californians for Consumer Privacy

III.        Comparing the CCPA with its Counterparts: A Look at Compliance

•          Lydia de la Torre, Professor, Co-Director, Data Privacy Certificate Program, Santa Clara Law School

•          Jessica B. Lee, Partner, Co-Chair, Privacy, Security & Data Innovations, Loeb & Loeb, LLP

•          Ariel Fox Johnson, Senior Counsel, Policy and Privacy, Common Sense Media/Kids Action

IV.        Stakeholder Insights on the State of the CCPA

•          Sarah Boot, Policy Advocate, California Chamber of Commerce

•          Maureen Mahoney, Policy Analyst, Consumers Union

V.         Role of the Attorney General: Regulations and Enforcement

•          Stacey D. Schesser, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Consumer Law Section, Privacy Unit, California Department of Justice

VI.        Understanding How Consumer Information is Being Collected, Used, and Valued

•          Dominique Shelton Leipzig, Partner Privacy & Security, Co-Chair Ad Tech Privacy & Data Management, Perkins Coie LLP

•          Ashkan Soltani, Former Chief Technologist, Federal Trade Commission

VII.       Industry Models: Innovating to Incorporate Privacy into the Business Model

•          Todd Weaver, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Purism

•          Gabriel Weinberg, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, DuckDuckGo


MORE INFO: Agenda and background paper available at

Jackson represents the 19th Senate District, which includes all of Santa Barbara County and western Ventura County.