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AB 76 - Specifies that Compliance with the California Public Records Act is Optional - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Specifies that Compliance with the California Public Records Act is Optional

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (53-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Specifies that Compliance with the California Public Records Act is Optional

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that specifies that compliance with the California Public Records Act is optional for local agencies.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that local agencies are encouraged, but not required, to adhere to provisions of the California Public Records Act, whereas previous law required local agencies to adhere to the provisions of the California Public Records Act (Sec. 4).
  • Requires a local agency to verbally announce whether or not it will comply with the California Public Records Act at its next regularly scheduled public meeting and annually thereafter (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (23-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Specifies that Compliance with the California Public Records Act is Optional

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that specifies that compliance with the California Public Records Act is optional for local agencies.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that local agencies are encouraged, but not required, to adhere to provisions of the California Public Records Act, whereas previous law required local agencies to adhere to the provisions of the California Public Records Act (Sec. 4).
  • Requires a local agency to verbally announce whether or not it will comply with the California Public Records Act at its next regularly scheduled public meeting and annually thereafter (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (53-22) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Specifies that Compliance with the California Public Records Act is Optional

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