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AB-2628 Political Reform Act of 1974: employment restrictions.(2015-2016)



SECTION 1.

 Section 87406.5 is added to the Government Code, to read:

87406.5.
 An elected or appointed officer of a state or local agency, while holding office and for a period of one year after leaving office, shall not do any of the following:
(a)  Maintain employment with or be a compensated consultant of the state or local agency. For purposes of this section, “employment” does not include the currently held appointive office or any elective office of the state or local agency.
(b) Aid, advise, consult with, or assist an entity, for compensation, with a permit, regulatory action, or enforcement action pending before the state or local agency.

SEC. 2.

 Section 87505 of the Government Code is amended to read:

87505.
 Each city clerk or county clerk who maintains an Internet Web site shall post on that Internet Web site a notification that includes all of the following:
(a) A list of the elected officers identified in Section 87200 who file statements of economic interests with that city clerk or county clerk pursuant to Section 87500.
(b) A statement that copies of the statements of economic interests filed by the elected officers described in subdivision (a) may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Commission or that city clerk or county clerk, as appropriate.  appropriate, or the Internet Web site of the city or county.  The statement shall include the physical address for the Commission’s office and the city clerk’s office or the county clerk’s office, as appropriate.
(c) A link to the Commission’s Internet Web site and a statement that statements of economic interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in an electronic format on the Commission’s Internet Web site.

SEC. 3.

 Section 87506 is added to the Government Code, to read:

87506.
 Each state agency and each local agency that maintains an Internet Web site shall make publicly available on the Internet Web site each statement of economic interests filed with the agency’s filing officer by an official identified in Section 87200.
SEC. 4.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution for certain costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district because, in that regard, this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.
However, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains other costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
SEC. 5.
 The Legislature finds and declares that this bill furthers the purposes of the Political Reform Act of 1974 within the meaning of subdivision (a) of Section 81012 of the Government Code.