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AB-1946 Legislative Open Records Act.(2011-2012)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 9070 of the Government Code is amended to read:

9070.
 (a)  The Legislature finds and declares that access to information concerning the conduct of the people’s business by the Legislature is a fundamental and necessary right of every citizen in this state.
(b) This article shall be construed with a strong presumption in favor of public access to legislative records.

SEC. 2.

 Section 9075.5 is added to the Government Code, to read:

9075.5.
 Nothing in this article shall be deemed to exempt from mandatory disclosure a record that reflects the approved budget allocation for a Member of the Legislature or the Member’s office.