(a) The Alameda County District Attorney's Office and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department shall collect statistical data on arrests or prosecutions involving private information gathered from the Internet that was used in furtherance of a crime within each participating entity's jurisdiction. The information may be gathered in a manner that the participating entity deems appropriate and may focus the statistical data on crimes the victim of which is a minor.
(b) The Alameda County District Attorney's Office and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department shall electronically report the statistical data collected pursuant to subdivision (a) to the Department of Justice in portable document format, also known as PDF, in two installments. The first installment shall be reported to the department on or before July 1, 2013, and shall be comprised of all information collected prior to that date. The second installment shall be reported to the department on or before January 1, 2014, and shall be comprised of all information collected on and after July 1, 2013. The department shall publish the information reported pursuant to this section in a timely manner on the department's Internet Web site.
(c) For purposes of this section, "private information" means any information that identifies or describes an individual, including, but not limited to, his or her name, social security number, account numbers, passwords, personal identification numbers, physical description, physical location, home address, home telephone number, education, financial matters, and medical or employment history. Private information includes statements made by, or attributed to, the individual.
(d) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2015, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2015, deletes or extends that date.
(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 308, Sec. 1.)