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California Attorney General

Current State AG
Rob Bonta (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2021 (appointed)

Current Leadership Positions
DAGA Executive Committee

Rob Bonta was appointed to serve as California Attorney General in March 2021 to replace former AG Xavier Becerra when he was confirmed as the head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He was elected to a full-term in 2022. For almost a decade, AG Bonta has represented areas of Alameda County in the State Assembly, and was the first Filipino-American elected to California’s legislature. Before joining the Legislature he was a deputy city attorney in San...

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Rob Bonta was appointed to serve as California Attorney General in March 2021 to replace former AG Xavier Becerra when he was confirmed as the head of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He was elected to a full-term in 2022. For almost a decade, AG Bonta has represented areas of Alameda County in the State Assembly, and was the first Filipino-American elected to California’s legislature. Before joining the Legislature he was a deputy city attorney in San Francisco and a member of the Alameda City Council.

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The AG is an elected position in California. AG Bonta was confirmed as AG in April 2021.

  • Next Election:November 3, 2026
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / 2 term maximum


Latest California Attorney General News & Insights

California AG Issues Stream of CCPA Compliance Letters

California AG Rob Bonta announced his office is conducting an investigative sweep of companies with popular streaming apps and devices in order to assess their compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act’s requirements for businesses that sell or share consumer personal information, specifically the right of consumers to opt out of the sale of their…

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AGs Say it’s High Time for the Federal Government to Reschedule Cannabis

A coalition of 12 AGs wrote a letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in support of federal efforts to evaluate and reschedule cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III under the federal Controlled Substances Act. A Schedule I classification is reserved for substances with no medical value and those that are considered highly addictive,…

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Allegedly NOx-ious Defeat Devices Prove Costly for Engine Manufacturer

California AG Rob Bonta and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) settled with Cummins Inc. to resolve allegations that the engine manufacturer violated California consumer protection laws and the state’s Health and Safety Code by installing illegal defeat devices to bypass vehicle emissions control equipment in diesel engines on certain RAM pickup trucks, leading to…

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