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          1687 (Calderon)

          As Amended  August 2, 2016

          Majority vote

          |ASSEMBLY:  |71-4  |(May 12, 2016) |SENATE: |25-12 |(August 15,      |
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          Original Committee Reference:  A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M.

          SUMMARY:  Prohibits a commercial online entertainment employment  
          service provider, as defined, that enters into an agreement to  
          provide certain employment services from publishing information  
          about the subscriber's age in an online profile of the  
          subscriber, and would require the provider to remove the  
          subscriber's age information from public view in any online  
          profile of the subscriber on any companion Internet Web site  
          under the provider's control, if requested by the subscriber.  

          The Senate amendments were technical in nature.

          EXISTING LAW:  

          1)Provides, under the Unruh Civil Rights Act, that all persons  
            within the jurisdiction of this state are free and equal, and  


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            no matter what their sex, race, color, religion, ancestry,  
            national origin, disability, medical condition, genetic  
            information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship,  
            primary language, or immigration status are entitled to the  
            full and equal accommodations, advantages, facilities,  
            privileges, or services in all business establishments of  
            every kind whatsoever.  (Civil Code Section 51(b))
          2)Prohibits employment discrimination based on race, religious  
            creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability,  
            mental disability, medical condition, genetic information,  
            marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender  
            expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran  
            status and applies these prohibitions to employment  
            discrimination covering employers, labor organizations,  
            employment agencies, apprenticeship programs and any person or  
            entity who aids, abets, incites, compels, or coerces the doing  
            of a discriminatory act.  (Government Code Section 12940 et  

          FISCAL EFFECT:  None

          COMMENTS:  Senate amendments clarified the scope of the bill by  
          stating its provisions only apply to online profiles of  
          subscribers to commercial online entertainment employment  
          services and that the subscriber's age information must be  
          removed from public view.  In addition they limited the scope of  
          affected Internet Web sites which must comply with the bill's  
          provisions to companion sites of the subject commercial online  
          entertainment employment service.

          Analysis Prepared by:                                             
                          Dana Mitchell / A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M. / (916)  
            FN: 0004217


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