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SB-244 Privacy: agencies: personal information.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 05/26/2017 10:00 AM
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Amended  IN  Senate  May 26, 2017
Amended  IN  Senate  May 03, 2017
Amended  IN  Senate  April 03, 2017

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 244


Introduced by Senator Lara

February 06, 2017


An act to amend Section 30 of the Business and Professions Code, to add Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1798.785) to Title 1.8 of Part 4 of Division 3 of the Civil Code, to amend Sections 48204.1, 49073.1, 66021.6, 66021.7, 68130.5, 69508.5, 70036, and 99155 of the Education Code, to amend Section 6254 of the Government Code, to amend Section 128371 of the Health and Safety Code, to amend Sections 12800.7 and 12801.9 of, and to add Section 13005.1 to, the Vehicle Code, and to amend Sections 204, 1905, and 14007.8 of, and to add Section 17852 to, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to privacy.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 244, as amended, Lara. Privacy: agencies: personal information.
(1) The California Public Records Act requires state and local agencies to make public records available for inspection by the public, subject to specified criteria and with specified exceptions. Existing law exempts from disclosure statements of personal worth or personal financial data required by a licensing agency and filed by an applicant with the licensing agency to establish his or her personal qualification for the license, certificate, or permit.
This bill would exempt from disclosure sensitive personal information regarding an application for public services or programs, as defined, and prohibit that information from being disclosed to any other person, including, but not limited to, any other state or federal agency or official. By imposing new duties on local officials with respect to disclosing sensitive personal information, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

(1)

(2) The Information Practices Act of 1977 requires an agency to maintain in its records only that personal information, as defined, that is relevant and necessary to accomplish a purpose of the agency required or authorized by the California Constitution or statute or mandated by the federal government, as provided. The act defines “agency” for these purposes as every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, commission, or other state agency, but excluding the Legislature, judicial branch entities, the State Compensation Insurance Fund, except as provided, and local agencies.
This bill would require that sensitive personal information, as defined, and records containing sensitive personal information that are collected or obtained by the state, any state agency, or any subdivision of the state, including agents of the California State University and the California Community Colleges, as well as any private persons contracted to administer public services or programs or maintain data for state or local agencies, from an applicant for public services or programs be collected, recorded, or used only for the purpose of assessing eligibility for and providing those public services and programs for which the application has been submitted. The bill would provide that sensitive personal information subject to these provisions is not a public record for purposes of the California Public Records Act and would prohibit disclosure of that sensitive personal information to any other person, except as provided.
By imposing new duties on local officials with respect to collecting, maintaining, and disclosing personal information, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

(2)

(3) Existing law regulates various professions and vocations by various boards within the Department of Consumer Affairs. Existing law requires those boards, the State Bar of California, and the Department of Real Estate to require a licensee, at the time of issuance of a license, to provide specified information, including the applicant’s date of birth, and the licensee’s federal employer identification number, if the licensee is a partnership, or his or her social security number or individual taxpayer identification number. Existing law provides that the applicant’s federal employer identification number, social security number, or individual taxpayer identification number information is not a public record and, as such, is not open to the public for inspection.
This bill would revise this provision to provide that any information submitted by applicants for licenses shall be collected, recorded, and used only for the purpose of determining eligibility for a license and administering the provisions described above, would expand the public records exception to include all of this information, and would provide declare all this information is confidential. to be confidential and would exempt it from disclosure under the California Public Records Act.

(3)

(4) Existing law provides for the collection of personally identifiable information by educational entities, including, but not limited to, local educational agencies, the California Community Colleges, the University of California, and the California State University, for the purposes of providing specified educational services and benefits.
This bill would establish that personal information collected or obtained pursuant to these provisions is confidential, is not a public record for purposes of exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, and provide that this information would only be collected, used, and retained to administer the public services or programs for which that information was collected or obtained. The bill would prohibit disclosure of that personal information to any other person, except as provided.
By imposing new duties on local officials with respect to collecting, maintaining, and disclosing personal information, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

(4)

(5) Existing law establishes several education programs to promote and fund the education of health professionals. Existing law prohibits these programs from denying an application based on the citizenship status or immigration status of the applicant.
This bill would provide that information submitted by applicants for these programs is not a public record exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act and is confidential, and may be used only as required to assess eligibility for these programs, as specified.

(5)

(6) Existing law requires that each application for an original or a renewal of a driver’s license contain specified information. Under existing law, any document provided by the applicant to the department for purposes of proving his or her identity, true, full name, California residency, or that the applicant’s presence in the United States is authorized under federal law, is not a public record and prohibits the department is prohibited from disclosing this information except when requested by a law enforcement agency as part of an investigation.
This bill would instead prohibit the department from disclosing this information except in response to a subpoena for individual records in a state criminal proceeding or a court order. The bill would also expand this prohibition to apply to any photograph taken of the applicant by the department, as specified.

(6)

(7) Existing law requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue an original driver’s license to a person who is unable to submit satisfactory proof that the applicant’s presence in the United States is authorized under federal law if he or she meets all other qualifications for licensure and provides satisfactory proof to the department of his or her identity and California residency. Under existing law, it is a violation of specified antidiscrimination provisions for a state or local governmental authority, agent, or person acting on behalf of a state or local governmental authority, or a program or activity that is funded directly or receives financial assistance from the state, to discriminate against an individual because he or she holds or presents a license issued pursuant to these provisions.
This bill would specify that discrimination for these purposes includes notifying another law enforcement agency of the individual’s identity or that the individual carries a license issued under these provisions if a notification would not otherwise be provided.
Existing law specifies that information collected under this provision is not a public record and prohibits disclosure, except as required by law.
This bill would instead prohibit disclosure except in response to a subpoena for individual records in a state criminal proceeding or a court order.
Existing law prohibits use of a driver’s license issued under these provisions to consider an individual’s citizenship or immigration status as a basis for an investigation, arrest, citation, or detention.
This bill would instead prohibit use of a driver’s license issued under these provisions as evidence of or a basis to infer an individual’s citizenship or immigration status for any purpose.

(7)

(8) Existing law authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue an identification card to any person attesting to the true full name, correct age, and other identifying data as certified by the applicant for the identification card. Existing law requires that the identification card resemble in appearance, so far as is practicable, a driver’s license issued pursuant to the Vehicle Code and adequately describe the applicant, bear his or her picture, and be produced in color or engraved by a process or processes that prohibit, as near as possible, the ability to alter or reproduce the identification card, or prohibit the ability to superimpose a picture or photograph on the identification card without ready detection.
This bill would provide that information or documents obtained by a city, county county, or other local agency for the purpose of issuing a local identification card may be used only for the purposes of administering the identification card program or policy. The bill would provide that this information is not a public record for purposes of exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act and prohibit disclosure of that information, except as provided. The bill would declare that this provision addresses a matter of statewide concern and would apply to charter cities and charter counties.

(8)

(9) Existing law requires a family law court and a court hearing a probate guardianship matter, upon request from the juvenile court in any county, to provide to the court all available information the court deems necessary to make a determination regarding the best interest of the child, as specified. Existing law also requires the information to be released to a child protective services worker or a juvenile probation officer acting within the scope of his or her duties in that proceeding. Existing law provides that any information released pursuant to these provisions that is confidential pursuant to any other law shall remain confidential.
This bill would instead provide that any information released pursuant to these provisions is confidential, and may be used only for the purpose of serving the best interest of the child in juvenile court.

(9)

(10) Existing law requires youth service bureaus funded by specified provisions to maintain accurate and complete case records, reports, statistics, and other information necessary for the conduct of its programs.
This bill would require these youth service bureaus to collect, use, and retain individual client information and records only for the purpose of administering youth services. The bill would provide that client information and records are not public records exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, are confidential, and may not be disclosed except as required to administer youth services or as required by law or court order.
By imposing new duties on local officials with respect to collecting, maintaining, and disclosing personal information, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

(10)

(11) Existing law provides for the Medi-Cal program, which is administered by the State Department of Health Care Services, under which qualified low-income individuals receive health care services. The Medi-Cal program is, in part, governed and funded by federal Medicaid program provisions. Existing law extends eligibility for full-scope Medi-Cal benefits to individuals under 19 years of age who do not have, or are unable to establish, satisfactory immigration status, commencing after the Director of Health Care Services determines that systems have been programmed for implementation of this extension.
This bill would provide that information provided by individuals eligible for Medi-Cal pursuant to these provisions to determine eligibility is not a public record exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act and is confidential, and may be used only as required to assess eligibility for Medi-Cal, as specified.

(11)

(12) Federal law, the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), provides that certain persons are not eligible for defined state and local public benefits unless a state law is enacted subsequent to the effective date of the act, August 22, 1996, that affirmatively provides for that eligibility. Existing law authorizes a city, county, city and county, or hospital district to provide aid, including health care, to persons who, but for the above-referred to provision of the federal PRWORA, would meet the eligibility requirements for any program of that entity.
This bill would authorize a city, county, city and county, or hospital district to collect personal information for these purposes only as strictly necessary to assess eligibility for, or to administer, the program or services, as specified. and exempt that information from disclosure under the California Public Records Act.

(12)

(13) Existing constitutional provisions require that a statute that limits the right of access to the meetings of public bodies or the writings of public officials and agencies be adopted with findings demonstrating the interest protected by the limitation and the need for protecting that interest.
This bill would make legislative findings to that effect.

(13)

(14) The California Constitution requires local agencies, for the purpose of ensuring public access to the meetings of public bodies and the writings of public officials and agencies, to comply with a statutory enactment that amends or enacts laws relating to public records or open meetings and contains findings demonstrating that the enactment furthers the constitutional requirements relating to this purpose.
This bill would make legislative findings to that effect.

(14)

(15) The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.
This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: YES  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 30 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

30.
 (a) (1) Notwithstanding any other law, any board, as defined in Section 22, and the State Bar and the Bureau of Real Estate shall, at the time of issuance of the license, require that the applicant provide its federal employer identification number, if the applicant is a partnership, or the applicant’s social security number for all other applicants.
(2) No later than January 1, 2016, in accordance with Section 135.5, a board, as defined in Section 22, and the State Bar and the Bureau of Real Estate shall require either the individual taxpayer identification number or social security number if the applicant is an individual for purposes of this subdivision.
(b) A licensee failing to provide the federal employer identification number, or the individual taxpayer identification number or social security number shall be reported by the licensing board to the Franchise Tax Board. If the licensee fails to provide that information after notification pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 19528 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, the licensee shall be subject to the penalty provided in paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 19528 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.
(c) In addition to the penalty specified in subdivision (b), a licensing board shall not process an application for an initial license unless the applicant provides its federal employer identification number, or individual taxpayer identification number or social security number where requested on the application.
(d) A licensing board shall, upon request of the Franchise Tax Board or the Employment Development Department, furnish to the board or the department, as applicable, the following information with respect to every licensee:
(1) Name.
(2) Address or addresses of record.
(3) Federal employer identification number if the licensee is a partnership, or the licensee’s individual taxpayer identification number or social security number for all other licensees.
(4) Type of license.
(5) Effective date of license or a renewal.
(6) Expiration date of license.
(7) Whether license is active or inactive, if known.
(8) Whether license is new or a renewal.
(e) For the purposes of this section:
(1) “Licensee” means a person or entity, other than a corporation, authorized by a license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600.
(2) “License” includes a certificate, registration, or any other authorization needed to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600.
(3) “Licensing board” means any board, as defined in Section 22, the State Bar, and the Bureau of Real Estate.
(f) The reports required under this section shall be filed on magnetic media or in other machine-readable form, according to standards furnished by the Franchise Tax Board or the Employment Development Department, as applicable.
(g) Licensing boards shall provide to the Franchise Tax Board or the Employment Development Department the information required by this section at a time that the board or the department, as applicable, may require.
(h) Information submitted by applicants for licenses, including any federal employer identification number, individual taxpayer identification number, or social security number furnished pursuant to this section shall be collected, recorded, and used only for the purpose of determining eligibility for a license and administering the provisions of this section. Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, a federal employer identification number, individual taxpayer identification number, or social security number furnished pursuant to this section shall not be deemed to be a public record, is exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, shall not be open to the public for inspection, is confidential, and shall not be disclosed except as required to administer the licensing program, the requirements of this section, or as otherwise required by California law or a state or federal court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information.
(i) A deputy, agent, clerk, officer, or employee of a licensing board described in subdivision (a), or any former officer or employee or other individual who, in the course of his or her employment or duty, has or has had access to the information required to be furnished under this section, shall not disclose or make known in any manner that information, except as provided pursuant to this section to the Franchise Tax Board, the Employment Development Department, or the Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, or as provided in subdivision (k).
(j) It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this section to utilize the federal employer identification number, individual taxpayer identification number, or social security number for the purpose of establishing the identification of persons affected by state tax laws, for purposes of compliance with Section 17520 of the Family Code, and for purposes of measuring employment outcomes of students who participate in career technical education programs offered by the California Community Colleges and, to that end, the information furnished pursuant to this section shall be used exclusively for those purposes.
(k) If the board utilizes a national examination to issue a license, and if a reciprocity agreement or comity exists between the State of California and the state requesting release of the individual taxpayer identification number or social security number, any deputy, agent, clerk, officer, or employee of any licensing board described in subdivision (a) may release an individual taxpayer identification number or social security number to an examination or licensing entity, only for the purpose of verification of licensure or examination status.
(l) For the purposes of enforcement of Section 17520 of the Family Code, and notwithstanding any other law, a board, as defined in Section 22, and the State Bar and the Bureau of Real Estate shall at the time of issuance of the license require that each licensee provide the individual taxpayer identification number or social security number of each individual listed on the license and any person who qualifies for the license. For the purposes of this subdivision, “licensee” means an entity that is issued a license by any board, as defined in Section 22, the State Bar, the Bureau of Real Estate, and the Department of Motor Vehicles.
(m) The department shall, upon request by the Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, furnish to the chancellor’s office, as applicable, the following information with respect to every licensee:
(1) Name.
(2) Federal employer identification number if the licensee is a partnership, or the licensee’s individual taxpayer identification number or social security number for all other licensees.
(3) Date of birth.
(4) Type of license.
(5) Effective date of license or a renewal.
(6) Expiration date of license.
(n) The department shall make available information pursuant to subdivision (m) only to allow the chancellor’s office to measure employment outcomes of students who participate in career technical education programs offered by the California Community Colleges and recommend how these programs may be improved. Licensure information made available by the department pursuant to this section shall not be used for any other purpose.
(o) The department may make available information pursuant to subdivision (m) only to the extent that making the information available complies with state and federal privacy laws.
(p) The department may, by agreement, condition or limit the availability of licensure information pursuant to subdivision (m) in order to ensure the security of the information and to protect the privacy rights of the individuals to whom the information pertains.
(q) All of the following apply to the licensure information made available pursuant to subdivision (m):
(1) It shall be limited to only the information necessary to accomplish the purpose authorized in subdivision (n).
(2) It shall not be used in a manner that permits third parties to personally identify the individual or individuals to whom the information pertains.
(3) Except as provided in subdivision (n), it shall not be shared with or transmitted to any other party or entity without the consent of the individual or individuals to whom the information pertains.
(4) It shall be protected by reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information to protect that information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure.
(5) It shall be immediately and securely destroyed when no longer needed for the purpose authorized in subdivision (n).
(r) The department or the chancellor’s office may share licensure information with a third party who contracts to perform the function described in subdivision (n), if the third party is required by contract to follow the requirements of this section.

SEC. 2.

 Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1798.785) is added to Title 1.8 of Part 4 of Division 3 of the Civil Code, to read:
CHAPTER  2. Sensitive Information Disclosed in Applications for Public Services or Programs

1798.785.
 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, sensitive personal information and records containing sensitive personal information that are collected or obtained by the state, any state agency, or any subdivision of the state, including agents of the California State University and the California Community Colleges, as well as any private persons contracted to administer public services or programs or maintain data for state or local agencies, from agencies regarding an applicant for public services or programs shall be collected, recorded, or used only for the purpose of assessing eligibility for and providing those public services and programs for which the application has been submitted. Sensitive personal information subject to this section is not a public record for purposes of the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code) and shall not be disclosed to any other person, including, but not limited to, any other state or federal agency or official, except as follows:

(1)If disclosure is required to administer the requested public services or programs.

(2)If disclosure is otherwise required by California law.

(3)If the disclosure is made in a manner that does not reveal the identity of the person about whom the sensitive personal information pertains.

(4)If the disclosure is pursuant to a state or federal court order.

(5)If the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order.

(6)If the disclosure is made as provided in subdivision (c), (d), or (e).

(7)This section shall not prohibit the sharing of personal information where the subject of that information has provided signed, written consent allow the information to be provided to the requestor or his or her legal representative.

(b) As used in this section, the following definitions shall apply:
(1) “Sensitive personal information” means any of the following information about the applicant or recipient of services or programs, and information about any family members or other individuals provided in support of the application:
(A) Residential, business, or other Residential address.
(B) Date and place of birth.
(C) Religion.

(D)Sexual orientation, gender, and gender identity.

(E)

(D) Marital status.

(F)

(E) Citizenship or immigration status.

(G)

(F) Social security number, issued by the Social Security Administration, or individual taxpayer identification number, issued by the Internal Revenue Service.

(H)

(G) Records of criminal or juvenile arrests, convictions, or adjudications.

(I)

(H) Status as a victim of crime.
(I) Known or suspected political or organizational affiliations.
(J) Status as a recipient of public services or programs.

(J)

(K) Health information.

(K)

(L) Income, assets, and debt.

(L)

(M) Credit information.
(2) “Applicant for public services or programs” means any natural person who applies for, receives, or uses any government service or benefit on his or her own behalf or on behalf of a dependent.
(3) “Public services or programs” includes means any services, programs, or benefits operated, administered, or conducted by the states, or by any state or local agency, contractor, or grantee using public funds, intended to contribute to an improvement in the condition of the applicant, including veterans’ services, job training, training and assistance, education, financial aid, health care, disability, rehabilitation, employment or labor, workers’ compensation, retirement, unemployment benefits, income assistance, nutrition assistance, family services, housing, counseling, law enforcement assistance, library access, identification cards, driver’s licenses, professional or business licenses, and victim’s services that are provided by a state or local public entity. business assistance, other licenses and permits, and victim’s services.

(c)This section shall not prohibit the sharing of aggregate data, provided that any personal information is redacted or removed.

(d)This section shall not prohibit the sharing of sensitive personal information in response to a request from the applicant for public services or programs upon receipt of a signed consent form.

(e)This section shall not prohibit the disclosure of information in response to criminal or civil discovery following notice to the individual whose sensitive personal information is disclosed if the disclosure is made pursuant to a protective order that limits disclosure and use of the information to the litigation in which the discovery is sought and that requires the destruction of the information at the close of the litigation.

SEC. 3.

 Section 48204.1 of the Education Code is amended to read:

48204.1.
 (a) A school district shall accept from the parent or legal guardian of a pupil reasonable evidence that the pupil meets the residency requirements for school attendance in the school district as set forth in Sections 48200 and 48204. Reasonable evidence of residency for a pupil living with his or her parent or legal guardian shall be established by documentation showing the name and address of the parent or legal guardian within the school district, including, but not limited to, any of the following documentation:
(1) Property tax payment receipts.
(2) Rental property contract, lease, or payment receipts.
(3) Utility service contract, statement, or payment receipts.
(4) Pay stubs.
(5) Voter registration.
(6) Correspondence from a government agency.
(7) Declaration of residency executed by the parent or legal guardian of a pupil.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to require a parent or legal guardian of a pupil to show all of the items of documentation listed in paragraphs (1) to (7), inclusive, of subdivision (a).
(c) If an employee of a school district reasonably believes that the parent or legal guardian of a pupil has provided false or unreliable evidence of residency, the school district may make reasonable efforts to determine that the pupil actually meets the residency requirements set forth in Sections 48200 and 48204.
(d) Nothing in this section shall be construed as limiting access to pupil enrollment in a school district as otherwise provided by federal and state statutes and regulations. This includes immediate enrollment and attendance guaranteed to a homeless child or youth, as defined in Section 11434a(2) of the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 11434a(2) et seq.), without any proof of residency or other documentation.
(e) Consistent with Section 11432(g) of the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 11301 et seq.), proof of residency of a parent within a school district shall not be required for an unaccompanied youth, as defined in Section 11434a(6) of Title 42 of the United States Code. A school district shall accept a declaration of residency executed by the unaccompanied youth in lieu of a declaration of residency executed by his or her parent or legal guardian.
(f) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, a pupil record provided by a parent or legal guardian of a pupil for the purpose of establishing residency is confidential, is not a public record, exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, shall be used only for the purpose of establishing residency, shall not be open to the public for inspection, and shall not be disclosed without the written consent of the parent or legal guardian of the pupil, except as to establish residency, or as otherwise required by California law or a state or federal court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the pupil. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.

SEC. 4.

 Section 49073.1 of the Education Code is amended to read:

49073.1.
 (a) A local educational agency may, pursuant to a policy adopted by its governing board or, in the case of a charter school, its governing body, enter into a contract with a third party for either or both of the following purposes:
(1) To provide services, including cloud-based services, for the digital storage, management, and retrieval of pupil records.
(2) To provide digital educational software that authorizes a third-party provider of digital educational software to access, store, and use pupil records in accordance with the contractual provisions listed in subdivision (b).
(b) A local educational agency that enters into a contract with a third party for purposes of subdivision (a) shall ensure the contract contains all of the following:
(1) A statement that pupil records continue to be the property of and under the control of the local educational agency.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), a description of the means by which pupils may retain possession and control of their own pupil-generated content, if applicable, including options by which a pupil may transfer pupil-generated content to a personal account.
(3) A prohibition against the third party using any information in the pupil record for any purpose other than those required or specifically permitted by the contract.
(4) A description of the procedures by which a parent, legal guardian, or eligible pupil may review personally identifiable information in the pupil’s records and correct erroneous information.
(5) A description of the actions the third party will take, including the designation and training of responsible individuals, to ensure the security and confidentiality of pupil records. Compliance with this requirement shall not, in itself, absolve the third party of liability in the event of an unauthorized disclosure of pupil records.
(6) A description of the procedures for notifying the affected parent, legal guardian, or eligible pupil in the event of an unauthorized disclosure of the pupil’s records.
(7) (A) A certification that a pupil’s records shall not be retained or available to the third party upon completion of the terms of the contract and a description of how that certification will be enforced.
(B) The requirements provided in subparagraph (A) shall not apply to pupil-generated content if the pupil chooses to establish or maintain an account with the third party for the purpose of storing that content pursuant to paragraph (2).
(8) A description of how the local educational agency and the third party will jointly ensure compliance with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Sec. 1232g).
(9) A prohibition against the third party using personally identifiable information in pupil records to engage in targeted advertising.
(c) In addition to any other penalties, a contract that fails to comply with the requirements of this section shall be rendered void if, upon notice and a reasonable opportunity to cure, the noncompliant party fails to come into compliance and cure any defect. Written notice of noncompliance may be provided by any party to the contract. All parties subject to a contract voided under this subdivision shall return all pupil records in their possession to the local educational agency.
(d) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:
(1) “Deidentified information” means information that cannot be used to identify an individual pupil.
(2) “Eligible pupil” means a pupil who has reached 18 years of age.
(3) “Local educational agency” includes school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools.
(4) “Pupil-generated content” means materials created by a pupil, including, but not limited to, essays, research reports, portfolios, creative writing, music or other audio files, photographs, and account information that enables ongoing ownership of pupil content. “Pupil-generated content” does not include pupil responses to a standardized assessment where pupil possession and control would jeopardize the validity and reliability of that assessment.
(5) (A) “Pupil records” means both of the following:
(i) Any information directly related to a pupil that is maintained by the local educational agency.
(ii) Any information acquired directly from the pupil through the use of instructional software or applications assigned to the pupil by a teacher or other local educational agency employee.
(B) “Pupil records” does not mean any of the following:
(i) Deidentified information, including aggregated deidentified information, used by the third party to improve educational products, for adaptive learning purposes, and for customizing pupil learning.
(ii) Deidentified information, including aggregated deidentified information, used to demonstrate the effectiveness of the operator’s products in the marketing of those products.
(iii) Deidentified information, including aggregated deidentified information, used for the development and improvement of educational sites, services, or applications.
(6) “Third party” refers to a provider of digital educational software or services, including cloud-based services, for the digital storage, management, and retrieval of pupil records.
(e) If the provisions of this section are in conflict with the terms of a contract in effect before January 1, 2015, the provisions of this section shall not apply to the local educational agency or the third party subject to that agreement until the expiration, amendment, or renewal of the agreement.
(f) Nothing in this section shall be construed to impose liability on a third party for content provided by any other third party.
(g) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, access, storage, management, retrieval, and use of pupil records pursuant to this section is confidential, is not a public record, exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, shall be used only to administer services provided under the applicable contract entered into pursuant to this section, shall not be open to the public for inspection, and shall not be disclosed without the written consent of the parent or legal guardian of the pupil, except as to administer services provided under the contract, or as otherwise required by California law or a state or federal court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the pupil. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based. This subdivision is binding upon local education agencies and third parties who enter into contracts under this section.

SEC. 5.

 Section 66021.6 of the Education Code is amended to read:

66021.6.
 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, and except as provided for in subdivision (b), the Trustees of the California State University and the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges shall, and the Regents of the University of California are requested to, establish procedures and forms that enable persons who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition under Section 68130.5, or who meet equivalent requirements adopted by the regents, to apply for, and participate in, all student aid programs administered by these segments to the full extent permitted by federal law. The Legislature finds and declares that this section is a state law within the meaning of Section 1621(d) of Title 8 of the United States Code.
(b) The number of financial aid awards received by California resident students from financial aid programs administered by the segments shall not be diminished as a result of the application of subdivision (a). The University of California is requested to comply with this subdivision.
(c) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, information provided by applicants for, or by recipients of, student aid programs administered by the segments is confidential, is not a public record, exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, shall be used only to administer these programs, shall not be open to the public for inspection, and shall not be disclosed without the written consent of the applicant or recipient of the aid, except as necessary to administer these programs, or as otherwise required by California law or a state or federal court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the applicant or recipient. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.

SEC. 6.

 Section 66021.7 of the Education Code is amended to read:

66021.7.
 (a)  Notwithstanding any other law, on and after January 1, 2012, a student attending the California State University, the California Community Colleges, or the University of California who is exempt from paying nonresident tuition under Section 68130.5 shall be eligible to receive a scholarship that is derived from nonstate funds received, for the purpose of scholarships, by the segment at which he or she is a student. The Legislature finds and declares that this section is a state law within the meaning of subsection (d) of Section 1621 of Title 8 of the United States Code.
(b) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, information provided by an applicant for, or by a recipient of, a scholarship pursuant to this section is confidential, is not a public record, exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, shall be used only to administer the scholarship, shall not be open to the public for inspection, and shall not be disclosed without the written consent of the applicant or recipient, except as necessary to administer the scholarship, or as otherwise required by California law or a state or federal court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the student. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.

SEC. 7.

 Section 68130.5 of the Education Code, as amended by Section 1 of Chapter 675 of the Statutes of 2014, is amended to read:

68130.5.
 Notwithstanding any other law:
(a) A student, other than a nonimmigrant alien within the meaning of paragraph (15) of subsection (a) of Section 1101 of Title 8 of the United States Code, who meets all of the following requirements shall be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at the California State University and the California Community Colleges:
(1) Satisfaction of either of the following:
(A) High school attendance in California for three or more years.
(B) Attainment of credits earned in California from a California high school equivalent to three or more years of full-time high school coursework and a total of three or more years of attendance in California elementary schools, California secondary schools, or a combination of those schools.
(2) Graduation from a California high school or attainment of the equivalent thereof.
(3) Registration as an entering student at, or current enrollment at, an accredited institution of higher education in California not earlier than the fall semester or quarter of the 2001–02 academic year.
(4) In the case of a person without lawful immigration status, the filing of an affidavit with the institution of higher education stating that the student has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status, or will file an application as soon as he or she is eligible to do so.
(b) A student exempt from nonresident tuition under this section may be reported by a community college district as a full-time equivalent student for apportionment purposes.
(c) The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges and the Trustees of the California State University shall prescribe rules and regulations for the implementation of this section.
(d) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, information obtained in the implementation of this section is confidential, is not a public record, exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, shall be used only to administer tuition payments pursuant to this section, shall not be open to the public for inspection, and shall not be disclosed without the written consent of the student, except as necessary to administer this section, or as otherwise required by California law or a state or federal court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the student. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.

SEC. 8.

 Section 69508.5 of the Education Code is amended to read:

69508.5.
 (a) Notwithstanding any other law, and except as provided for in subdivision (c), a student who meets the requirements of subdivision (a) of Section 68130.5, or who meets equivalent requirements adopted by the Regents of the University of California, is eligible to apply for, and participate in, any student financial aid program administered by the State of California to the full extent permitted by federal law. The Legislature finds and declares that this section is a state law within the meaning of Section 1621(d) of Title 8 of the United States Code.
(b) Notwithstanding any other law, the Student Aid Commission shall establish procedures and forms that enable students who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition under Section 68130.5, or who meet equivalent requirements adopted by the regents, to apply for, and participate in, all student financial aid programs administered by the State of California to the full extent permitted by federal law.
(c) A student who is exempt from paying nonresident tuition under Section 68130.5 shall not be eligible for Competitive Cal Grant A and B Awards unless funding remains available after all California students not exempt pursuant to Section 68130.5 have received Competitive Cal Grant A and B Awards for which they are eligible.
(d) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, information provided by an applicant for, or by a recipient of, a student financial aid program administered by the state is confidential, is not a public record, exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, shall be used only to administer the program, shall not be open to the public for inspection, and shall not be disclosed without the written consent of the applicant or recipient of the aid, except as necessary to administer the program, or as otherwise required by California law or a state or federal court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the student. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.

SEC. 9.

 Section 70036 of the Education Code is amended to read:

70036.
 Each participating institution is responsible for all the following:
(a) The participating institution shall determine a student’s eligibility for a DREAM loan.
(b) The participating institution shall award DREAM loan funds to students.
(c) The participating institution shall provide entrance and exit loan counseling to borrowers that is generally comparable to that required by federal student loan programs.
(d) The participating institution shall service DREAM loans, collect DREAM loan repayments, and perform all of the due diligence required by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. Sec. 1681 et seq.).
(e) The participating institution shall establish mechanisms for recording the annual amount of the DREAM loan borrowed by each recipient, and the aggregate amount of DREAM loans borrowed by each recipient, in order to comply with the annual and aggregate borrowing limits set forth in Section 70034.
(f) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, student information obtained through the application, receipt, or use of DREAM loans pursuant to this article is confidential, is not a public record, exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, shall be used only to administer DREAM loans, shall not be open to the public for inspection, and shall not be disclosed without the written consent of the student, except as necessary to administer DREAM loans, or as otherwise required by California law or a state or federal court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the student. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.

SEC. 10.

 Section 99155 of the Education Code is amended to read:

99155.
 (a) A test sponsor shall provide alternative methods to verify the identity of those test subjects who are unable to provide the required identification for purposes of admitting a test subject to take a standardized test administered by the sponsor.
(b) A test sponsor shall clearly post on the test sponsor’s Internet Web site contact information for test subjects who are unable to provide the required identification and who need further assistance.
(c) Test sponsors may require test subjects to obtain approval from the test sponsor in advance of the test registration deadline in order to be admitted to the test with an alternative form of identification.
(d) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, information obtained from test subjects to verify identity is confidential, is not a public record, exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act, shall be used only to administer the tests, shall not be open to the public for inspection, and shall not be disclosed without the written consent of the test subject, except as necessary to administer the tests, or as otherwise required by California law or a state or federal court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the student. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.

SEC. 11.

 Section 6254 of the Government Code is amended to read:

6254.
 Except as provided in Sections 6254.7 and 6254.13, this chapter does not require the disclosure of any of the following records:
(a) Preliminary drafts, notes, or interagency or intra-agency memoranda that are not retained by the public agency in the ordinary course of business, if the public interest in withholding those records clearly outweighs the public interest in disclosure.
(b) Records pertaining to pending litigation to which the public agency is a party, or to claims made pursuant to Division 3.6 (commencing with Section 810), until the pending litigation or claim has been finally adjudicated or otherwise settled.
(c) Personnel, medical, or similar files, the disclosure of which would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.
(d) Records contained in or related to any of the following:
(1) Applications filed with any state agency responsible for the regulation or supervision of the issuance of securities or of financial institutions, including, but not limited to, banks, savings and loan associations, industrial loan companies, credit unions, and insurance companies.
(2) Examination, operating, or condition reports prepared by, on behalf of, or for the use of, any state agency referred to in paragraph (1).
(3) Preliminary drafts, notes, or interagency or intra-agency communications prepared by, on behalf of, or for the use of, any state agency referred to in paragraph (1).
(4) Information received in confidence by any state agency referred to in paragraph (1).
(e) Geological and geophysical data, plant production data, and similar information relating to utility systems development, or market or crop reports, that are obtained in confidence from any person.
(f) Records of complaints to, or investigations conducted by, or records of intelligence information or security procedures of, the office of the Attorney General and the Department of Justice, the Office of Emergency Services and any state or local police agency, or any investigatory or security files compiled by any other state or local police agency, or any investigatory or security files compiled by any other state or local agency for correctional, law enforcement, or licensing purposes. However, state and local law enforcement agencies shall disclose the names and addresses of persons involved in, or witnesses other than confidential informants to, the incident, the description of any property involved, the date, time, and location of the incident, all diagrams, statements of the parties involved in the incident, the statements of all witnesses, other than confidential informants, to the victims of an incident, or an authorized representative thereof, an insurance carrier against which a claim has been or might be made, and any person suffering bodily injury or property damage or loss, as the result of the incident caused by arson, burglary, fire, explosion, larceny, robbery, carjacking, vandalism, vehicle theft, or a crime as defined by subdivision (b) of Section 13951, unless the disclosure would endanger the safety of a witness or other person involved in the investigation, or unless disclosure would endanger the successful completion of the investigation or a related investigation. However, this subdivision does not require the disclosure of that portion of those investigative files that reflects the analysis or conclusions of the investigating officer.
Customer lists provided to a state or local police agency by an alarm or security company at the request of the agency shall be construed to be records subject to this subdivision.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this subdivision, state and local law enforcement agencies shall make public the following information, except to the extent that disclosure of a particular item of information would endanger the safety of a person involved in an investigation or would endanger the successful completion of the investigation or a related investigation:
(1) The full name and occupation of every individual arrested by the agency, the individual’s physical description including date of birth, color of eyes and hair, sex, height and weight, the time and date of arrest, the time and date of booking, the location of the arrest, the factual circumstances surrounding the arrest, the amount of bail set, the time and manner of release or the location where the individual is currently being held, and all charges the individual is being held upon, including any outstanding warrants from other jurisdictions and parole or probation holds.
(2) (A) Subject to the restrictions imposed by Section 841.5 of the Penal Code, the time, substance, and location of all complaints or requests for assistance received by the agency and the time and nature of the response thereto, including, to the extent the information regarding crimes alleged or committed or any other incident investigated is recorded, the time, date, and location of occurrence, the time and date of the report, the name and age of the victim, the factual circumstances surrounding the crime or incident, and a general description of any injuries, property, or weapons involved. The name of a victim of any crime defined by Section 220, 261, 261.5, 262, 264, 264.1, 265, 266, 266a, 266b, 266c, 266e, 266f, 266j, 267, 269, 273a, 273d, 273.5, 285, 286, 288, 288a, 288.2, 288.3, 288.4, 288.5, 288.7, 289, 422.6, 422.7, 422.75, 646.9, or 647.6 of the Penal Code may be withheld at the victim’s request, or at the request of the victim’s parent or guardian if the victim is a minor. When a person is the victim of more than one crime, information disclosing that the person is a victim of a crime defined in any of the sections of the Penal Code set forth in this subdivision may be deleted at the request of the victim, or the victim’s parent or guardian if the victim is a minor, in making the report of the crime, or of any crime or incident accompanying the crime, available to the public in compliance with the requirements of this paragraph.
(B) Subject to the restrictions imposed by Section 841.5 of the Penal Code, the names and images of a victim of human trafficking, as defined in Section 236.1 of the Penal Code, and of that victim’s immediate family, other than a family member who is charged with a criminal offense arising from the same incident, may be withheld at the victim’s request until the investigation or any subsequent prosecution is complete. For purposes of this subdivision, “immediate family” shall have the same meaning as that provided in paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of Section 422.4 of the Penal Code.
(3) Subject to the restrictions of Section 841.5 of the Penal Code and this subdivision, the current address of every individual arrested by the agency and the current address of the victim of a crime, if the requester declares under penalty of perjury that the request is made for a scholarly, journalistic, political, or governmental purpose, or that the request is made for investigation purposes by a licensed private investigator as described in Chapter 11.3 (commencing with Section 7512) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code. However, the address of the victim of any crime defined by Section 220, 236.1, 261, 261.5, 262, 264, 264.1, 265, 266, 266a, 266b, 266c, 266e, 266f, 266j, 267, 269, 273a, 273d, 273.5, 285, 286, 288, 288a, 288.2, 288.3, 288.4, 288.5, 288.7, 289, 422.6, 422.7, 422.75, 646.9, or 647.6 of the Penal Code shall remain confidential. Address information obtained pursuant to this paragraph shall not be used directly or indirectly, or furnished to another, to sell a product or service to any individual or group of individuals, and the requester shall execute a declaration to that effect under penalty of perjury. This paragraph shall not be construed to prohibit or limit a scholarly, journalistic, political, or government use of address information obtained pursuant to this paragraph.
(g) Test questions, scoring keys, and other examination data used to administer a licensing examination, examination for employment, or academic examination, except as provided for in Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 99150) of Part 65 of Division 14 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(h) The contents of real estate appraisals or engineering or feasibility estimates and evaluations made for or by the state or local agency relative to the acquisition of property, or to prospective public supply and construction contracts, until all of the property has been acquired or all of the contract agreement obtained. However, the law of eminent domain shall not be affected by this provision.
(i) Information required from any taxpayer in connection with the collection of local taxes that is received in confidence and the disclosure of the information to other persons would result in unfair competitive disadvantage to the person supplying the information.
(j) Library circulation records kept for the purpose of identifying the borrower of items available in libraries, and library and museum materials made or acquired and presented solely for reference or exhibition purposes. The exemption in this subdivision shall not apply to records of fines imposed on the borrowers.
(k) Records, the disclosure of which is exempted or prohibited pursuant to federal or state law, including, but not limited to, provisions of the Evidence Code relating to privilege.
(l) Correspondence of and to the Governor or employees of the Governor’s office or in the custody of or maintained by the Governor’s Legal Affairs Secretary. However, public records shall not be transferred to the custody of the Governor’s Legal Affairs Secretary to evade the disclosure provisions of this chapter.
(m) In the custody of or maintained by the Legislative Counsel, except those records in the public database maintained by the Legislative Counsel that are described in Section 10248.
(n) Statements of personal worth or personal financial data required by a licensing agency and filed by an applicant with the licensing agency to establish his or her personal qualification for the license, certificate, or permit applied for.
(o) Financial data contained in applications for financing under Division 27 (commencing with Section 44500) of the Health and Safety Code, if an authorized officer of the California Pollution Control Financing Authority determines that disclosure of the financial data would be competitively injurious to the applicant and the data is required in order to obtain guarantees from the United States Small Business Administration. The California Pollution Control Financing Authority shall adopt rules for review of individual requests for confidentiality under this section and for making available to the public those portions of an application that are subject to disclosure under this chapter.
(p) Records of state agencies related to activities governed by Chapter 10.3 (commencing with Section 3512), Chapter 10.5 (commencing with Section 3525), and Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 3560) of Division 4, that reveal a state agency’s deliberative processes, impressions, evaluations, opinions, recommendations, meeting minutes, research, work products, theories, or strategy, or that provide instruction, advice, or training to employees who do not have full collective bargaining and representation rights under these chapters. This subdivision shall not be construed to limit the disclosure duties of a state agency with respect to any other records relating to the activities governed by the employee relations acts referred to in this subdivision.
(q) (1) Records of state agencies related to activities governed by Article 2.6 (commencing with Section 14081), Article 2.8 (commencing with Section 14087.5), and Article 2.91 (commencing with Section 14089) of Chapter 7 of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, that reveal the special negotiator’s deliberative processes, discussions, communications, or any other portion of the negotiations with providers of health care services, impressions, opinions, recommendations, meeting minutes, research, work product, theories, or strategy, or that provide instruction, advice, or training to employees.
(2) Except for the portion of a contract containing the rates of payment, contracts for inpatient services entered into pursuant to these articles, on or after April 1, 1984, shall be open to inspection one year after they are fully executed. If a contract for inpatient services that is entered into prior to April 1, 1984, is amended on or after April 1, 1984, the amendment, except for any portion containing the rates of payment, shall be open to inspection one year after it is fully executed. If the California Medical Assistance Commission enters into contracts with health care providers for other than inpatient hospital services, those contracts shall be open to inspection one year after they are fully executed.
(3) Three years after a contract or amendment is open to inspection under this subdivision, the portion of the contract or amendment containing the rates of payment shall be open to inspection.
(4) Notwithstanding any other law, the entire contract or amendment shall be open to inspection by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee and the Legislative Analyst’s Office. The committee and that office shall maintain the confidentiality of the contracts and amendments until the time a contract or amendment is fully open to inspection by the public.
(r) Records of Native American graves, cemeteries, and sacred places and records of Native American places, features, and objects described in Sections 5097.9 and 5097.993 of the Public Resources Code maintained by, or in the possession of, the Native American Heritage Commission, another state agency, or a local agency.
(s) A final accreditation report of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals that has been transmitted to the State Department of Health Care Services pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 1282 of the Health and Safety Code.
(t) Records of a local hospital district, formed pursuant to Division 23 (commencing with Section 32000) of the Health and Safety Code, or the records of a municipal hospital, formed pursuant to Article 7 (commencing with Section 37600) or Article 8 (commencing with Section 37650) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 3 of Title 4 of this code, that relate to any contract with an insurer or nonprofit hospital service plan for inpatient or outpatient services for alternative rates pursuant to Section 10133 of the Insurance Code. However, the record shall be open to inspection within one year after the contract is fully executed.
(u) (1) Information contained in applications for licenses to carry firearms issued pursuant to Section 26150, 26155, 26170, or 26215 of the Penal Code by the sheriff of a county or the chief or other head of a municipal police department that indicates when or where the applicant is vulnerable to attack or that concerns the applicant’s medical or psychological history or that of members of his or her family.
(2) The home address and telephone number of prosecutors, public defenders, peace officers, judges, court commissioners, and magistrates that are set forth in applications for licenses to carry firearms issued pursuant to Section 26150, 26155, 26170, or 26215 of the Penal Code by the sheriff of a county or the chief or other head of a municipal police department.
(3) The home address and telephone number of prosecutors, public defenders, peace officers, judges, court commissioners, and magistrates that are set forth in licenses to carry firearms issued pursuant to Section 26150, 26155, 26170, or 26215 of the Penal Code by the sheriff of a county or the chief or other head of a municipal police department.
(v) (1) Records of the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board and the State Department of Health Care Services related to activities governed by Part 6.3 (commencing with Section 12695), Part 6.5 (commencing with Section 12700), Part 6.6 (commencing with Section 12739.5), or Part 6.7 (commencing with Section 12739.70) of Division 2 of the Insurance Code, or Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 15810) or Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 15870) of Part 3.3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, and that reveal any of the following:
(A) The deliberative processes, discussions, communications, or any other portion of the negotiations with entities contracting or seeking to contract with the board or the department, entities with which the board or the department is considering a contract, or entities with which the board or department is considering or enters into any other arrangement under which the board or the department provides, receives, or arranges services or reimbursement.
(B) The impressions, opinions, recommendations, meeting minutes, research, work product, theories, or strategy of the board or its staff or the department or its staff, or records that provide instructions, advice, or training to their employees.
(2) (A) Except for the portion of a contract that contains the rates of payment, contracts entered into pursuant to Part 6.3 (commencing with Section 12695), Part 6.5 (commencing with Section 12700), Part 6.6 (commencing with Section 12739.5), or Part 6.7 (commencing with Section 12739.70) of Division 2 of the Insurance Code, or Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 15810) or Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 15870) of Part 3.3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, on or after July 1, 1991, shall be open to inspection one year after their effective dates.
(B) If a contract that is entered into prior to July 1, 1991, is amended on or after July 1, 1991, the amendment, except for any portion containing the rates of payment, shall be open to inspection one year after the effective date of the amendment.
(3) Three years after a contract or amendment is open to inspection pursuant to this subdivision, the portion of the contract or amendment containing the rates of payment shall be open to inspection.
(4) Notwithstanding any other law, the entire contract or amendments to a contract shall be open to inspection by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee. The committee shall maintain the confidentiality of the contracts and amendments thereto, until the contracts or amendments to the contracts are open to inspection pursuant to paragraph (3).
(w) (1) Records of the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board related to activities governed by Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 10700) of Part 2 of Division 2 of the Insurance Code, and that reveal the deliberative processes, discussions, communications, or any other portion of the negotiations with health plans, or the impressions, opinions, recommendations, meeting minutes, research, work product, theories, or strategy of the board or its staff, or records that provide instructions, advice, or training to employees.
(2) Except for the portion of a contract that contains the rates of payment, contracts for health coverage entered into pursuant to Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 10700) of Part 2 of Division 2 of the Insurance Code, on or after January 1, 1993, shall be open to inspection one year after they have been fully executed.
(3) Notwithstanding any other law, the entire contract or amendments to a contract shall be open to inspection by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee. The committee shall maintain the confidentiality of the contracts and amendments thereto, until the contracts or amendments to the contracts are open to inspection pursuant to paragraph (2).
(x) Financial data contained in applications for registration, or registration renewal, as a service contractor filed with the Director of Consumer Affairs pursuant to Chapter 20 (commencing with Section 9800) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code, for the purpose of establishing the service contractor’s net worth, or financial data regarding the funded accounts held in escrow for service contracts held in force in this state by a service contractor.
(y) (1) Records of the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board and the State Department of Health Care Services related to activities governed by Part 6.2 (commencing with Section 12693) or Part 6.4 (commencing with Section 12699.50) of Division 2 of the Insurance Code or Sections 14005.26 and 14005.27 of, or Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 15850) of Part 3.3 of Division 9 of, the Welfare and Institutions Code, if the records reveal any of the following:
(A) The deliberative processes, discussions, communications, or any other portion of the negotiations with entities contracting or seeking to contract with the board or the department, entities with which the board or department is considering a contract, or entities with which the board or department is considering or enters into any other arrangement under which the board or department provides, receives, or arranges services or reimbursement.
(B) The impressions, opinions, recommendations, meeting minutes, research, work product, theories, or strategy of the board or its staff, or the department or its staff, or records that provide instructions, advice, or training to employees.
(2) (A) Except for the portion of a contract that contains the rates of payment, contracts entered into pursuant to Part 6.2 (commencing with Section 12693) or Part 6.4 (commencing with Section 12699.50) of Division 2 of the Insurance Code, on or after January 1, 1998, or Sections 14005.26 and 14005.27 of, or Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 15850) of Part 3.3 of Division 9 of, the Welfare and Institutions Code shall be open to inspection one year after their effective dates.
(B) If a contract entered into pursuant to Part 6.2 (commencing with Section 12693) or Part 6.4 (commencing with Section 12699.50) of Division 2 of the Insurance Code or Sections 14005.26 and 14005.27 of, or Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 15850) of Part 3.3 of Division 9 of, the Welfare and Institutions Code, is amended, the amendment shall be open to inspection one year after the effective date of the amendment.
(3) Three years after a contract or amendment is open to inspection pursuant to this subdivision, the portion of the contract or amendment containing the rates of payment shall be open to inspection.
(4) Notwithstanding any other law, the entire contract or amendments to a contract shall be open to inspection by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee. The committee shall maintain the confidentiality of the contracts and amendments thereto until the contract or amendments to a contract are open to inspection pursuant to paragraph (2) or (3).
(5) The exemption from disclosure provided pursuant to this subdivision for the contracts, deliberative processes, discussions, communications, negotiations, impressions, opinions, recommendations, meeting minutes, research, work product, theories, or strategy of the board or its staff, or the department or its staff, shall also apply to the contracts, deliberative processes, discussions, communications, negotiations, impressions, opinions, recommendations, meeting minutes, research, work product, theories, or strategy of applicants pursuant to Part 6.4 (commencing with Section 12699.50) of Division 2 of the Insurance Code or Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 15850) of Part 3.3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(z) Records obtained pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (f) of Section 2891.1 of the Public Utilities Code.
(aa) A document prepared by or for a state or local agency that assesses its vulnerability to terrorist attack or other criminal acts intended to disrupt the public agency’s operations and that is for distribution or consideration in a closed session.
(ab) Critical infrastructure information, as defined in Section 131(3) of Title 6 of the United States Code, that is voluntarily submitted to the Office of Emergency Services for use by that office, including the identity of the person who or entity that voluntarily submitted the information. As used in this subdivision, “voluntarily submitted” means submitted in the absence of the office exercising any legal authority to compel access to or submission of critical infrastructure information. This subdivision shall not affect the status of information in the possession of any other state or local governmental agency.
(ac) All information provided to the Secretary of State by a person for the purpose of registration in the Advance Health Care Directive Registry, except that those records shall be released at the request of a health care provider, a public guardian, or the registrant’s legal representative.
(ad) The following records of the State Compensation Insurance Fund:
(1) Records related to claims pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 3200) of Division 4 of the Labor Code, to the extent that confidential medical information or other individually identifiable information would be disclosed.
(2) Records related to the discussions, communications, or any other portion of the negotiations with entities contracting or seeking to contract with the fund, and any related deliberations.
(3) Records related to the impressions, opinions, recommendations, meeting minutes of meetings or sessions that are lawfully closed to the public, research, work product, theories, or strategy of the fund or its staff, on the development of rates, contracting strategy, underwriting, or competitive strategy pursuant to the powers granted to the fund in Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 11770) of Part 3 of Division 2 of the Insurance Code.
(4) Records obtained to provide workers’ compensation insurance under Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 11770) of Part 3 of Division 2 of the Insurance Code, including, but not limited to, any medical claims information, policyholder information provided that nothing in this paragraph shall be interpreted to prevent an insurance agent or broker from obtaining proprietary information or other information authorized by law to be obtained by the agent or broker, and information on rates, pricing, and claims handling received from brokers.
(5) (A) Records that are trade secrets pursuant to Section 6276.44, or Article 11 (commencing with Section 1060) of Chapter 4 of Division 8 of the Evidence Code, including without limitation, instructions, advice, or training provided by the State Compensation Insurance Fund to its board members, officers, and employees regarding the fund’s special investigation unit, internal audit unit, and informational security, marketing, rating, pricing, underwriting, claims handling, audits, and collections.
(B) Notwithstanding subparagraph (A), the portions of records containing trade secrets shall be available for review by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, California State Auditor’s Office, Division of Workers’ Compensation, and the Department of Insurance to ensure compliance with applicable law.
(6) (A) Internal audits containing proprietary information and the following records that are related to an internal audit:
(i) Personal papers and correspondence of any person providing assistance to the fund when that person has requested in writing that his or her papers and correspondence be kept private and confidential. Those papers and correspondence shall become public records if the written request is withdrawn, or upon order of the fund.
(ii) Papers, correspondence, memoranda, or any substantive information pertaining to any audit not completed or an internal audit that contains proprietary information.
(B) Notwithstanding subparagraph (A), the portions of records containing proprietary information, or any information specified in subparagraph (A) shall be available for review by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, California State Auditor’s Office, Division of Workers’ Compensation, and the Department of Insurance to ensure compliance with applicable law.
(7) (A) Except as provided in subparagraph (C), contracts entered into pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 11770) of Part 3 of Division 2 of the Insurance Code shall be open to inspection one year after the contract has been fully executed.
(B) If a contract entered into pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 11770) of Part 3 of Division 2 of the Insurance Code is amended, the amendment shall be open to inspection one year after the amendment has been fully executed.
(C) Three years after a contract or amendment is open to inspection pursuant to this subdivision, the portion of the contract or amendment containing the rates of payment shall be open to inspection.
(D) Notwithstanding any other law, the entire contract or amendments to a contract shall be open to inspection by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee. The committee shall maintain the confidentiality of the contracts and amendments thereto until the contract or amendments to a contract are open to inspection pursuant to this paragraph.
(E) This paragraph is not intended to apply to documents related to contracts with public entities that are not otherwise expressly confidential as to that public entity.
(F) For purposes of this paragraph, “fully executed” means the point in time when all of the necessary parties to the contract have signed the contract.
This section does not prevent any agency from opening its records concerning the administration of the agency to public inspection, unless disclosure is otherwise prohibited by law.
This section does not prevent any health facility from disclosing to a certified bargaining agent relevant financing information pursuant to Section 8 of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. Sec. 158).
(ae) (1) Sensitive personal information regarding an application for public services or programs, as defined by Section 1798.785 of the Civil Code, is exempt from disclosure and shall not be disclosed to any other person, including, but not limited to, any other state or federal agency or official, except as follows:
(A) If disclosure is required in order to administer the public services or programs requested or used by the applicant.
(B) If disclosure is otherwise required by California law.
(C) If the disclosure is made in a manner that does not reveal the identity of the person to whom the sensitive information pertains.
(D) If the disclosure is pursuant to a state or federal court order.
(E) If the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order.
(F) If the disclosure is made pursuant to paragraph (3), (4), or (5).
(2) As used in this section, the following definitions shall apply:
(A) “Sensitive personal information” means any of the following information about the applicant, and information about any family members or other individuals provided or obtained in support of the application:
(i) Residential address.
(ii) Date and place of birth.
(iii) Religion.
(iv) Sexual orientation and gender identity.
(v) Marital status.
(vi) Citizenship or immigration status.
(vii) Social security number issued by the Social Security Administration, or individual taxpayer identification number issued by the Internal Revenue Service, driver’s license number, or other government-issued unique numerical identifier.
(viii) Records of criminal or juvenile arrests or juvenile convictions or adjudications.
(ix) Status as a victim of a crime.
(x) Health Information.
(xi) Health insurance information.
(xii) Income, assets, and debt.
(xiii) Credit information.
(B) “Applicant for public services or programs” means any natural person who applies for, receives, or uses any government service or benefit on his or her own behalf or on behalf of a dependent.
(C) “Public services or programs” means any services, programs, or benefits operated, administered, or conducted by the state, or by any state or local agency, contractor, or grantee using public funds, intended to contribute to an improvement in the condition of an applicant, including veterans’ services, job training and assistance, education, financial aid, health care, disability, rehabilitation, employment or labor, workers’ compensation, retirement, unemployment benefits, income assistance, nutrition assistance, family services, housing, counseling, law enforcement assistance, library access, identification cards, driver’s licenses, professional or business licenses, business assistance, other licenses and permits, and victim’s services.
(3) This section shall not prohibit the sharing of aggregate data if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.
(4) This section shall not prohibit sharing an applicant’s sensitive personal information with the applicant in response to a request or authorization signed by the applicant.
(5) This section shall not prohibit the disclosure of information in response to a criminal or civil discovery request following notice to the individual whose sensitive personal information is disclosed if the disclosure is made pursuant to a protective order that limits the disclosure and use of the information to the litigation in which the discovery is sought and requires the destruction of the information at the close of the litigation.

SEC. 11.SEC. 12.

 Section 128371 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

128371.
 (a) The Legislature finds and declares that it is in the best interest of the State of California to provide persons who are not lawfully present in the United States with the state benefits provided by those programs listed in subdivision (d), and therefore, enacts this section pursuant to Section 1621(d) of Title 8 of the United States Code.
(b) A program listed in subdivision (d) shall not deny an application based on the citizenship status or immigration status of the applicant.
(c) For any program listed in subdivision (d), when mandatory disclosure of a social security number is required, an applicant shall provide his or her social security number, if one has been issued, or an individual tax identification number that has been or will be submitted. Information provided by an applicant for a program listed in subdivision (d) is not a public record for purposes of exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code) and is confidential, and shall be used only as required to assess eligibility for the programs, and may not be disclosed for any other purpose without the written consent of the applicant, except as required by California law or pursuant to court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the applicant or recipient. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.
(d) This section shall apply to all of the following:
(1) Programs supported through the Health Professions Education Fund pursuant to Section 128355.
(2) The Registered Nurse Education Fund created pursuant to Section 128400.
(3) The Mental Health Practitioner Education Fund created pursuant to Section 128458.
(4) The Vocational Nurse Education Fund created pursuant to Section 128500.
(5) The Medically Underserved Account for Physicians created pursuant to Section 128555.
(6) Loan forgiveness and scholarship programs created pursuant to Section 5820 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(7) The Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Act created pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 128200) of Chapter 4.
(8) To the extent permitted under federal law, the program administered by the office pursuant to the federal National Health Service Corps State Loan Repayment Program (42 U.S.C. Sec. 254q-1), commonly known as the California State Loan Repayment Program.
(9) The programs administered by the office pursuant to the Health Professions Career Opportunity Program (Section 127885), commonly known as the Mini Grants Program, and California’s Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health, commonly known as the Cal-SEARCH program.

SEC. 12.SEC. 13.

 Section 12800.7 of the Vehicle Code is amended to read:

12800.7.
 (a) Upon application for an original or duplicate license the department may require the applicant to produce any identification that it determines is necessary in order to ensure that the name of the applicant stated in the application is his or her true, full name and that his or her residence address as set forth in the application is his or her true residence address.
(b) Notwithstanding any other law, any document provided by the applicant to the department or photograph taken of the applicant by the department for purposes of proving the applicant’s identity, true, full name, California residency, or that the applicant’s presence in the United States is authorized under federal law, is not a public record and may not be disclosed by the department except in response to a subpoena for individual records in a state criminal proceeding or a court order.

SEC. 13.SEC. 14.

 Section 12801.9 of the Vehicle Code is amended to read:

12801.9.
 (a) Notwithstanding Section 12801.5, the department shall issue an original driver’s license to a person who is unable to submit satisfactory proof that the applicant’s presence in the United States is authorized under federal law if he or she meets all other qualifications for licensure and provides satisfactory proof to the department of his or her identity and California residency.
(b) The department shall adopt emergency regulations to carry out the purposes of this section, including, but not limited to, procedures for (1) identifying documents acceptable for the purposes of proving identity and California residency, (2) procedures for verifying the authenticity of the documents, (3) issuance of a temporary license pending verification of any document’s authenticity, and (4) hearings to appeal a denial of a license or temporary license.
(c) Emergency regulations adopted for purposes of establishing the documents acceptable to prove identity and residency pursuant to subdivision (b) shall be promulgated by the department in consultation with appropriate interested parties, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code), including law enforcement representatives, immigrant rights representatives, labor representatives, and other stakeholders, which may include, but are not limited to, the Department of the California Highway Patrol, the California State Sheriffs’ Association, and the California Police Chiefs Association. The department shall accept various types of documentation for this purpose, including, but not limited to, the following documents:
(1) A valid, unexpired consular identification document issued by a consulate from the applicant’s country of citizenship, or a valid, unexpired passport from the applicant’s country of citizenship.
(2) An original birth certificate, or other proof of age, as designated by the department.
(3) A home utility bill, lease or rental agreement, or other proof of California residence, as designated by the department.
(4) The following documents, which, if in a language other than English, shall be accompanied by a certified translation or an affidavit of translation into English:
(A) A marriage license or divorce certificate.
(B) A foreign federal electoral photo card issued on or after January 1, 1991.
(C) A foreign driver’s license.
(5) A United States Department of Homeland Security Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal.
(6) An official school or college transcript that includes the applicant’s date of birth, or a foreign school record that is sealed and includes a photograph of the applicant at the age the record was issued.
(7) A United States Department of Homeland Security Form I-20 or Form DS-2019.
(8) A deed or title to real property.
(9) A property tax bill or statement issued within the previous 12 months.
(10) An income tax return.
(d) (1) A license issued pursuant to this section, including a temporary license issued pursuant to Section 12506, shall include a recognizable feature on the front of the card, such as the letters “DP” instead of, and in the same font size as, the letters “DL,” with no other distinguishable feature.
(2) The license shall bear the following notice: “This card is not acceptable for official federal purposes. This license is issued only as a license to drive a motor vehicle. It does not establish eligibility for employment, voter registration, or public benefits.”
(3) The notice described in paragraph (2) shall be in lieu of the notice provided in Section 12800.5.
(e) If the United States Department of Homeland Security determines a license issued pursuant to this section does not satisfy the requirements of Section 37.71 of Title 6 of the Code of Federal Regulations, adopted pursuant to paragraph (11) of subdivision (d) of Section 202 of the Real ID Act of 2005 (Public Law 109-13), the department shall modify the license only to the extent necessary to satisfy the requirements of that section.
(f) Notwithstanding Section 40300 or any other law, a peace officer shall not detain or arrest a person solely on the belief that the person is an unlicensed driver, unless the officer has reasonable cause to believe the person driving is under 16 years of age.
(g) The inability to obtain a driver’s license pursuant to this section does not abrogate or diminish in any respect the legal requirement of every driver in this state to obey the motor vehicle laws of this state, including laws with respect to licensing, motor vehicle registration, and financial responsibility.
(h) It is a violation of law to discriminate against a person because he or she holds or presents a license issued under this section, including, but not limited to, the following:
(1) It is a violation of the Unruh Civil Rights Act (Section 51 of the Civil Code), for a business establishment to discriminate against a person because he or she holds or presents a license issued under this section.
(2) (A) It is a violation of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (Part 2.8 (commencing with Section 12900) of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code) for an employer or other covered person or entity, pursuant to Section 12940 of the Government Code and subdivision (v) of Section 12926 of the Government Code, to discriminate against a person because the person holds or presents a driver’s license issued pursuant to this section, or for an employer or other covered entity to require a person to present a driver’s license, unless possessing a driver’s license is required by law or is required by the employer and the employer’s requirement is otherwise permitted by law. This section shall not be construed to limit or expand an employer’s authority to require a person to possess a driver’s license.
(B) Notwithstanding subparagraph (A), this section shall not be construed to alter an employer’s rights or obligations under Section 1324a of Title 8 of the United States Code regarding obtaining documentation evidencing identity and authorization for employment. An action taken by an employer that is required by the federal Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. Sec. 1324a) is not a violation of law.
(3) It is a violation of Section 11135 of the Government Code for a state or local governmental authority, agent, or person acting on behalf of a state or local governmental authority, or a program or activity that is funded directly or receives financial assistance from the state, to discriminate against an individual because he or she holds or presents a license issued pursuant to this section, including by notifying another law enforcement agency of the individual’s identity or that the individual carries a license issued under this section if a notification would not otherwise be provided.
(i) Driver’s license information obtained by an employer shall be treated as private and confidential, is exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code), and shall not be disclosed to any unauthorized person or used for any purpose other than to establish identity and authorization to drive.
(j) Information collected pursuant to this section is not a public record and shall not be disclosed by the department, except in response to a subpoena for individual records in a state criminal proceeding or a court order.
(k) A license issued pursuant to this section shall not be used as evidence of or a basis to infer an individual’s citizenship or immigration status for any purpose.
(l) On or before January 1, 2018, the California Research Bureau shall compile and submit to the Legislature and the Governor a report of any violations of subdivisions (h) and (k). Information pertaining to any specific individual shall not be provided in the report.
(m) In addition to the fees required by Section 14900, a person applying for an original license pursuant to this section may be required to pay an additional fee determined by the department that is sufficient to offset the reasonable administrative costs of implementing the provisions of the act that added this section. If this additional fee is assessed, it shall only apply until June 30, 2017.
(n) This section shall become operative on January 1, 2015, or on the date that the director executes a declaration pursuant to Section 12801.11, whichever is sooner.
(o) This section shall become inoperative on the effective date of a final judicial determination made by any court of appellate jurisdiction that any provision of the act that added this section, or its application, either in whole or in part, is enjoined, found unconstitutional, or held invalid for any reason. The department shall post this information on its Internet Web site.

SEC. 14.SEC. 15.

 Section 13005.1 is added to the Vehicle Code, to read:

13005.1.
 (a) Information or documents obtained by a city, county, or other local agency for the purpose of issuing a local identification card shall be used only for the purposes of administering the identification card program or policy. This information, including the name and address of any person who applies for or is issued a local identification card, is not a public record for purposes of exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code), shall not be open to the public for inspection, and shall not be disclosed except as required to administer the program, or as otherwise required by California law, any local law governing the identification card program, or court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This section does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the applicant or recipient of a local identification card. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.
(b) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that protecting the privacy of the residents of this state is an important matter of statewide concern. This section shall therefore apply equally to all cities and counties in this state, including charter cities and charter counties.

SEC. 15.SEC. 16.

 Section 204 of the Welfare and Institutions Code is amended to read:

204.
 Notwithstanding any other law, except law governing the retention and storage of data, a family law court and a court hearing a probate guardianship matter shall, upon request from the juvenile court in any county, provide to the court all available information the court deems necessary to make a determination regarding the best interest of a child, as described in Section 202, who is the subject of a proceeding before the juvenile court pursuant to this division. The information shall also be released to a child protective services worker or juvenile probation officer acting within the scope of his or her duties in that proceeding. Any information released pursuant to this section is confidential, shall be used only for the purpose of serving the best interest of the child in juvenile court, and may not be released, except to the extent necessary to comply with this section. No records shared pursuant to this section may be disclosed to any party in a case unless the party requests the agency or court that originates the record to release these records and the request is granted. In counties that provide confidential family law mediation, or confidential dependency mediation, those mediations are not covered by this section.

SEC. 16.SEC. 17.

 Section 1905 of the Welfare and Institutions Code is amended to read:

1905.
 Each youth service bureau funded under this article shall maintain accurate and complete case records, reports, statistics statistics, and other information necessary for the conduct of its programs; establish appropriate written policies and procedures to protect the confidentiality of individual client records; and submit monthly reports to the Division of Juvenile Justice concerning services and activities. Individual client information and records shall be collected, used, and retained recorded, and used only for the purpose of administering youth services. Client information and records are not public records for purposes of exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code), are confidential, and may not be disclosed except as required to administer youth services or as required by law or court order.

SEC. 17.SEC. 18.

 Section 14007.8 of the Welfare and Institutions Code is amended to read:

14007.8.
 (a) (1) After the director determines, and communicates that determination in writing to the Department of Finance, that systems have been programmed for implementation of this section, but no sooner than May 1, 2016, an individual who is under 19 years of age and who does not have satisfactory immigration status or is unable to establish satisfactory immigration status as required by Section 14011.2 shall be eligible for the full scope of Medi-Cal benefits, if he or she is otherwise eligible for benefits under this chapter.
(2) (A) Individuals under 19 years of age enrolled in Medi-Cal pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 14007.5 at the time the director makes the determination described in paragraph (1) shall be enrolled in the full scope of Medi-Cal benefits, if otherwise eligible, pursuant to an eligibility and enrollment plan. This plan shall include outreach strategies developed by the department in consultation with interested stakeholders, including, but not limited to, counties, health care service plans, consumer advocates, and the Legislature. Individuals subject to this subparagraph shall not be required to file a new application for Medi-Cal.
(B) The effective date of enrollment into Medi-Cal for individuals described in subparagraph (A) shall be on the same day on which the systems are operational to begin processing new applications pursuant to the director’s determination described in paragraph (1).
(C) Beginning January 31, 2016, and until the director makes the determination described in paragraph (1), the department shall provide monthly updates to the appropriate policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature on the status of the implementation of this section.
(b) To the extent permitted by state and federal law, an individual eligible under this section shall be required to enroll in a Medi-Cal managed care health plan. Enrollment in a Medi-Cal managed care health plan shall not preclude a beneficiary from being enrolled in any other children’s Medi-Cal specialty program that he or she would otherwise be eligible for.
(c) The department shall seek any necessary federal approvals to obtain federal financial participation in implementing this section. Benefits for services under this section shall be provided with state-only funds only if federal financial participation is not available for those services.
(d) The department shall maximize federal financial participation in implementing this section to the extent allowable.
(e) This section shall be implemented only to the extent it is in compliance with Section 1621(d) of Title 8 of the United States Code.
(f) (1) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the department, without taking any further regulatory action, shall implement, interpret, or make specific this section by means of all-county letters, plan letters, plan or provider bulletins, or similar instructions until the time any necessary regulations are adopted. Thereafter, the department shall adopt regulations in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
(2) Commencing six months after the effective date of this section, and notwithstanding Section 10231.5 of the Government Code, the department shall provide a status report to the Legislature on a semiannual basis, in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code, until regulations have been adopted.
(g) In implementing this section, the department may contract, as necessary, on a bid or nonbid basis. This subdivision establishes an accelerated process for issuing contracts pursuant to this section. Those contracts, and any other contracts entered into pursuant to this subdivision, may be on a noncompetitive bid basis and shall be exempt from the following:
(1) Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code and any policies, procedures, or regulations authorized by that part.
(2) Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
(3) Review or approval of contracts by the Department of General Services.
(h) Information provided by an individual who is eligible pursuant to this section to determine eligibility for Medi-Cal is not a public record for purposes of exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code) and is confidential, and shall be used only as required to assess eligibility, and may not be disclosed for any other purpose without the written consent of the applicant, except as required by California law or pursuant to court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a court order. This subdivision does not prohibit the disclosure of aggregate data that does not reveal personally identifying information about the applicants or recipients. if it is disclosed in a manner that would prevent it from being used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.

SEC. 18.SEC. 19.

 Section 17852 is added to the Welfare and Institutions Code, to read:

17852.
 (a) A city, county, city and county, or hospital district may collect personal information for the purposes of this part only as strictly necessary to assess eligibility for, or to administer, the program or services authorized by this part. This information is not a public record for purposes of the
(b) All types of information, whether written or oral, concerning a person made or kept by any public officer or agency for the purpose of assessing eligibility for, or administering the services authorized by, this part are exempt from disclosure under the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code), is are confidential, and may not be disclosed except as required to administer the services or as required by California law or court order, or if the disclosure is made in response to a law enforcement request to address an urgent health or safety need and the law enforcement agency certifies in writing the specific circumstances that do not permit authorities time to obtain a law, or as required by a federal or state court order.

(b)As used in this section, “personal information” means any of the following information about the applicant or recipient of services or programs, and information about any family members or other individuals provided in support of the application:

(1)Name.

(2)Residential, business, or other address.

(3)Date and place of birth.

(4)Religion.

(5)Sex, sexual orientation, gender, and gender identity.

(6)Marital status.

(7)Age.

(8)Citizenship or immigration status.

(9)Social security number issued by the Social Security Administration, or individual taxpayer identification number issued by the Internal Revenue Service.

(10)Records of criminal or juvenile arrests, convictions, or adjudications.

(11)Status as a victim of crime.

(12)Known or suspected political or organizational affiliations.

(13)Status as a recipient of public services or programs.

(14)Health information.

(15)Income, assets, and debt.

(16)Credit information.

(c) This section shall not prohibit the sharing of aggregate data as long as it is disclosed in a manner that could not be used to determine the identities of the persons upon whom the data is based.
(d) This section shall not prohibit the sharing of personal information when the subject of that information has provided signed, written consent allowing the information to be provided to the person requesting the information.

SEC. 19.SEC. 20.

 The Legislature finds and declares that this act imposes a limitation on the public’s right of access to the meetings of public bodies or the writings of public officials and agencies within the meaning of Section 3 of Article I of the California Constitution. Pursuant to that constitutional provision, the Legislature makes the following findings to demonstrate the interest protected by this limitation and the need for protecting that interest:
This act strikes an appropriate balance between the public’s right to access information about the conduct of their government agencies and the need to protect the personal information of private individuals who participate in public programs or receive public services.

SEC. 20.SEC. 21.

 The Legislature finds and declares that Sections 1 to 7, inclusive, and Sections 14 and 16 11, 15, and 17 of this act, which amend Section 30 of the Business and Professions Code, add Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 1798.785) to Title 1.8 of Part 4 of Division 3 of the Civil Code, amend Sections 48204.1, 49073.1, 66021.6, 66021.7, and 68130.5 of the Education Code, add Section 6254 to the Government Code, add Section 13005.1 to the Vehicle Code, and amend Section 1905 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, respectively, further, within the meaning of paragraph (7) of subdivision (b) of Section 3 of Article I of the California Constitution, the purposes of that constitutional section as it relates to the right of public access to the meetings of local public bodies or the writings of local public officials and local agencies. Pursuant to paragraph (7) of subdivision (b) of Section 3 of Article I of the California Constitution, the Legislature makes the following findings:
This act strikes an appropriate balance between the public’s right to access information about the conduct of their government agencies and the need to protect the personal information of private individuals who participate in public programs or receive public services.

SEC. 21.SEC. 22.

 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district under this act would result from a legislative mandate that is within the scope of paragraph (7) of subdivision (b) of Section 3 of Article I of the California Constitution.