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List: California State Senators Who Voted ‘No’ On Smartphone Kill Switch Bill

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(CBS SF) — A bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones narrowly failed in the state Senate on Thursday.

The following is a list of state senators who voted ‘no’ on SB962

Sen. Joel Anderson
916 651-4036
R- Temecula
Not Available for Comment

Jim Beall
916 651-4015
D-Los Gatos/Campbell
Interviewed for KPIX story

Tom Berryhill
R-Modesto/Fresno
916 651-4014
No comment

Anthony Cannella
R-Salinas
916 651-4012
No Comment

Lou Correa
916 651-4034
D-Santa ana
No Comment

Jean Fuller
916 651-4018
R-Bakersfield
“Technologies already exists that gives conumera the ability to disable their phones when stolen or lost. …Another California-only mandate limits consumer choice and has potential to impact cell phone purchases in the state. “
Cathleen Galgiani
916 651-4005
D-Stockton
No Comment

Dr. Ed Hernandez
916 651-4024
D-LA
No Comment

Bob Huff
916 651-4029
R-Brea
On a flight – comment from floor

Steve Knight
R-Santa Clarita
916 651-4021
Cell 661-400-5207\
No Comment

Ricardo Lara
562- 529-3250
D-Bell gardens/Southgate
No Comment

Norma Torres
D-Pomona
916 651-4032
Not available for comment

Mike Morrell
R-Riverside/San Bernardino
916 651-4023
No Comment

Jim Nielsen
916 651-4904
R-Roseville
No Comment

Andy Vidak
916 651-4016
R-Fresno
“Democrats and Republicans killed SB 962. The cell phone industry is voluntarily implementing a ‘kill switch’ on phones nationwide, so legislation is unnecessary and a waste of taxpayer dollars.”
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford)

Mimi Walters
R-Irvine
916 651-4037
No COmment

Mark Wyland
R-San Juan Capistrano
760-931-2455
No Comment

 

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