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AB-1777 Commission on Correctional Peace Officer Standards and Training.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 01/04/2018 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1777


Introduced by Assembly Member Muratsuchi

January 04, 2018


An act to add Section 13605 to the Penal Code, relating to the Commission on Correctional Peace Officer Standards and Training.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1777, as introduced, Muratsuchi. Commission on Correctional Peace Officer Standards and Training.
Existing law establishes the Commission on Correctional Peace Officer Standards and Training (CPOST) within the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for the purpose of developing, approving, and monitoring the selection and training of correctional peace officers employed by the state.
This bill would require CPOST to make certain content available on its Internet Web site, including live streams and recordings of its meetings, meeting agendas, minutes, and supporting documentation, and professional development materials for state correctional employees, which shall also be made available to the public.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 13605 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

13605.
 (a) To promote greater transparency and accountability, CPOST shall post and maintain on its Internet Web site the following documents and information:
(1) Agendas, minutes, and any related supporting documents of all commission meetings.
(2) An archive of agendas, minutes, and any related supporting documents of past commission meetings.
(3) Documents that provide employees of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation greater access to professional development materials. This information shall also be made available to the public.
(b) (1) CPOST shall transmit live video and audio of all meetings via its Internet Web site.
(2) CPOST shall maintain an archive of video and audio recordings of its meetings and make those recordings accessible via its Internet Web site.
(c) Nothing in this section requires the transmission of a closed proceeding as authorized in Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code or the publication or release of any documents exempted from disclosure under Article 1 (commencing with Section 6250) of Chapter 3.5 of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code.