SACRAMENTO – State legislators, key academics, industry experts, government liaisons, and consumer representatives convened on Tuesday for the first hearing of the California State Assembly on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The committees examined the promises and challenges associated with AI, and impact it may have on the workforce, consumers, government, and businesses. Also considered was the role that the Legislature should take in approaching this complex and emerging issue.
MONTEREY PARK – Assemblymember Ed Chau (D–Monterey Park) unveiled his 2018 legislative bill package, which focuses on the important work he will be doing in the areas of privacy and consumer protection, child protection, and public safety.
Sacramento – Assemblymember Ed Chau (D–Monterey Park), Chair of the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee, introduced legislation in response to the Equifax data breach from last year that resulted in the loss of 145.5 million U.S. consumers’ personal information. Assembly Bill (AB) 1859 would require Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies (CCRAs) to patch their vulnerable computer systems in a timely manner or be subject to civil penalties to individuals whose data was compromised.
ARCADIA – On Friday, December 15th, 2017, Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park) honored thirteen outstanding honorees with the “Make A Difference” Award for their dedication and commitment to improving the quality of life for so many residents in the community. This year Assemblymember Chau recognized our first responders, local law enforcement, and firefighters. The award ceremony took place during the Assemblymember’s annual “Holiday Toy Drive” in the City of Arcadia.