Identity Theft Law Signed by Governor Schwarzenegger
This bill SB1390 was introduced by Sen. Chuck Poochigian (R- Fresno). It passed the Senate in May and the Assembly in August and was signed into state law today. The entire bill is 33 words long! It requires the CA Department of Justice to include data on identity theft crimes statistics in their annual report. Here’s the bill text from the California Senate web site.
SECTION 1. Section 13012.6 is added to the Penal Code, to read:
13012.6. The annual report published by the department under Section 13010 shall include information concerning arrests for violations of Section 530.5.