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AB-1246 State publications: distribution.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 02/17/2017 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1246


Introduced by Assembly Member Obernolte

February 17, 2017


An act to add Section 14900.5 to the Government Code, relating to state publications.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1246, as introduced, Obernolte. State publications: distribution.
Existing law requires the distribution of state publications, as defined, to specific libraries and depositories, and establishes the policy of the state to make freely available all state publications.
This bill would specifically authorize a member of the public, as defined, to copy, share, distribute, or republish a state publication authored by the state.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 14900.5 is added to the Government Code, to read:

14900.5.
 A member of the public, as defined by Section 6252, may copy, share, distribute, or republish a state publication authored by the state.