For Immediate Release
March 1, 2017
Contact: Michelle Reyes
(Woodland Hills) –Assemblymember Matt Dababneh (D-Encino) will host a press conference to discuss “Jordan’s Law”, Assembly Bill 1542, in response to a surge in violent attacks for the purpose of filming and sharing on social media.
Assemblymember Dababneh became alarmed about social media motivated attacks after local teen and El Camino Real Charter High School student, Jordan Peisner, was viciously assaulted by another teen outside a fast food restaurant in December.
An associate of the perpetrator filmed the incident and posted it on social media where it quickly went viral. The individual that filmed the video has not been charged with any crime. Jordan suffered severe injuries, including a blood clot in his brain and permanent hearing loss.
The bill will criminalize conspiring with an attacker to videotape a violent crime.
WHAT: Press Conference to Announce “Jordan’s Law”
WHEN: Friday, March 3, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: El Camino Real Charter High School (Anderson Hall)
5440 Valley Circle Blvd Woodland Hills
LIVE STREAM: This event will be available in real time via Facebook Live on the Assemblymember’s official Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/AssemblymemberDababneh
UPDATE: The event was recorded and is available for viewing on Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLCJxTLbysQ&feature=youtu.be&a
TRACK THE BILL: Track the progress of Jordan’s Law through the California Legislature. http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180AB1542