(a) No state agency shall send any outgoing United States mail to an individual that contains personal information about that individual, including, but not limited to, the individual's social security number, telephone number, driver's license number, or credit card account number, unless that personal information is contained within sealed correspondence and cannot be viewed from the outside of that sealed correspondence.
(b) "Outgoing United States mail" for the purposes of this section includes correspondence sent via a common carrier, including, but not limited to, a package express service and a courier service.
(c) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 11000, "state agency" includes the California State University.
(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 685, Sec. 1.)