§ 7301. Investigations.

(a) The Agency may open investigations upon the sworn complaint of any person or on its own initiative. For example, the Agency may initiate investigations based upon referrals from government agencies or private organizations, and nonsworn or anonymous complaints.

(b) As part of the Agency’s decision to pursue investigations of possible or alleged violations of the CCPA, the Agency may consider all facts it determines to be relevant, including the amount of time between the effective date of the statutory or regulatory requirement(s) and the possible or alleged violation(s) of those requirements, and good-faith efforts to comply with those requirements.

Note: Authority cited: Section 1798.185, Civil Code. Reference: Section 1798.199.45, Civil Code.