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CHAPTER 298, STATUTES OF 1992 - AB 2465

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As enacted in 1992, Assembly Bill 2465 amended Penal Code sections 631, 632, 632.5, 632.6, 633, 633.1, 633.5, 634, and 637.2 and added Penal Code section 632.7, relating to invasion of privacy.  (See Exhibit A, #1d)  Assembly member Lloyd G. Connelly, as lead author, introduced the bill on February 4, 1992.  (See Exhibit A, #1a)  He carried this bill for the Sacramento County District Attorney.  (See Exhibit A, #11, page 1)


Assembly Bill 2465 was assigned to the Assembly Committee on Public Safety and the Senate Committee on Judiciary for consideration of the policy issues raised by the bill.  (See Exhibit A, #3 and #7)  The fiscal ramifications of the bill were considered by the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Appropriations.  (See Exhibit A, #5 and #9) 


The bill was amended by the Assembly on March 9, 1992, and by the Senate on June 1, 1992.  (See Exhibit A, #1b and #1c)  Subsequent to legislative approval, Assembly Bill 2465 was signed by Governor Pete Wilson on July 22, 1992 and was recorded by the Secretary of State on July 23, 1992 as Chapter 298 of the Statutes of 1992.  (See Exhibit A, #1d and #2)


The Special Consent analysis of Assembly Bill 2465 as amended June 1, 1992 that was prepared by the Office of Senate Floor Analyses described the bill as follows:


This bill would amend The Cordless and Cellular Radio Telephone Privacy Act of 1985 to prohibit the recording of communications transmitted between cordless phones and cellular phones.

(See Exhibit A, #11, page 1)