The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the state of California on Sunday evening after Gov.
The California legislature moved the bill to the governor's desk on September 11.
In March, Brown accused the Trump administration of essentially declaring war on the most populous USA state after the Justice Department sued to stop policies that protect illegal immigrants against deportation.
Companies including Apple, Google parent Alphabet and Facebook are based in California and will each need to add at least one more woman to their boards by 2021 to meet the new law's requirement. Scott Weiner, the law's author.
The FCC has said instead that other agencies, such as the Federal Trade Commission, should take a more active role in protecting the public from violations of net neutrality.
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On signing the bill, Governor Brown acknowledged that it would probably face legal and logistical challenges along its way to implementation, but recent political and social events have shown that women face obstacles in the workforce that men do not.
"California, however, seeks to second-guess the Federal Government's regulatory approach by enacting SB-822", the complaint reads.
The Trump administration has sued California over a new law imposing net neutrality protections.
USTelecom, which represents companies in the broadband sector, said it supports net neutrality but disagreed with the California law.
Telecommunications companies lobbied hard to kill it or water it down, saying it would lead to higher internet and cellphone bills and discourage investments in faster internet.
That could limit consumer choice or shut out upstart companies that can't afford to buy access to the fast lane, critics say.
According to the National Conference of State Legislature, Oregon, Vermont and Washington have enacted their own net neutrality laws and governors in six states have signed executive orders affirming some degree of net neutrality.
In addition to forbidding internet service providers from slowing down or blocking access to websites or charging companies like Netflix extra to deliver their service faster, the California law also outlaws so-called zero-rating offers, which allow carriers to exempt certain services from counting against a user's data cap. An identical bill was introduced in NY.