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AB-2543 State agencies: infrastructure project budget and schedule: Internet Web site information.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 10/01/2018 09:00 PM
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Assembly Bill No. 2543
CHAPTER 918

An act to add Section 11093.7 to the Government Code, relating to state government.

[ Approved by Governor  September 29, 2018. Filed with Secretary of State  September 29, 2018. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2543, Eggman. State agencies: infrastructure project budget and schedule: Internet Web site information.
Existing law, on order of the Governor, requires the head of each state agency to make a report to the Governor giving an account of all matters pertaining to the agency during the period specified by the Governor.
This bill would require each state agency or department authorized to undertake any infrastructure project costing $100,000,000 or more to publicly post on its Internet Web site any change in the cost or schedule of the project that would result in the project exceeding its established budget by 10 percent or more or being delayed by 12 months or longer. The bill would require that the posted information describe how much the project is expected to exceed its established budget or delay its construction schedule.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 11093.7 is added to the Government Code, to read:

11093.7.
 Each state agency or department authorized to undertake any infrastructure project costing one hundred million ($100,000,000) or more shall publicly post on its Internet Web site any change in the cost or schedule of the project that would result in the project exceeding its established budget by 10 percent or more or in delaying its completion by 12 months or longer. The posted information shall describe how much the project is expected to exceed its established budget or delay its construction schedule.