Bullying Laws in California Cyberbullying Research Center image 1No sexting law. New law (below) is described as a sexting law but sounds more like revenge porn in schools. Bill not yet signed into law, enrolled August 25, 2016

“This bill would include engaging in an act of cyber sexual bullying, as defined, as an act of bullying by means of an electronic act for which a pupil may be suspended or expelled from school”
https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201520160AB2536

October 1, 2013; Senate Bill 255, Chapter 466 “revenge porn” law. “Any person who photographs or records by any means the image of the intimate body part or parts of another identifiable person, under circumstances where the parties agree or understand that the image shall remain private, and the person subsequently distributes the image taken, with the intent to cause serious emotional distress, and the depicted person suffers serious emotional distress, is guilty of disorderly conduct and subject to…(1) a first violation of that offense is punishable by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding 6 months, or by a fine not exceeding $1,000, or by both that fine and imprisonment, and (2) a 2nd or subsequent violation of that offense, or any violation of that offense in which the victim was, at the time of the offense, a minor, is punishable by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year, or by a fine not exceeding $2,000, or by both that fine and imprisonment.”

http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201320140SB255

See also: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/13-14/bill/asm/ab_2601-2650/ab_2643_bill_20140221_introduced.htm