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AB-287 Public officers: minors.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 287


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Buchanan

February 08, 2011


An act to amend Section 275.2 of the Government Code, relating to public officers.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 287, as introduced, Buchanan. Public officers: minors.
Existing law provides that a public officer who is a minor shall have the rights and liabilities of an adult, both civil and criminal, with regard to that public officer’s official duties, and a candidate for nomination or election to public office who is a minor shall have the rights and liabilities of an adult, both civil and criminal, with regard to that candidate’s activities as a candidate.
This bill would make a technical, nonsubstantive change to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 275.2 of the Government Code is amended to read:

275.2.
 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a public officer who is a minor shall have the rights and liabilities of an adult, both civil and criminal, with regard to his or her official duties, and a candidate for nomination or election to public office who is a minor shall have the rights and liabilities of an adult, both civil and criminal, with regard to his or her activities as a candidate.