Bill Number: SB 416
California collects demographic information such as age, gender, ethnic/racial identity and other information on statewide surveys.
Status: Introduced on February 16, 2011. Passed by the Senate Committee on Governmental Organization on March 22, 2011, on a 7-5 vote. Passed by the Senate Appropriations Committee on May 26, 2011 on a 6-2 vote, and by the full Senate on June 1, 2011 on a 25-14 vote. Passed by the full Assembly on September 8, 2011 on a 53-26 vote.
Author: Senator Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego).