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SB-685 California Horse Racing Board: public records: votes.(2017-2018)

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

Senate Bill No. 685


Introduced by Senator Glazer

February 17, 2017


An act to amend Section 19431 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to horse racing.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 685, as introduced, Glazer. California Horse Racing Board: public records: votes.
The Horse Racing Law establishes the California Horse Racing Board and requires the board, among other things, to maintain a general office for the transaction of its business in Sacramento and to maintain a public record of every vote at the board’s general office.
This bill would require the board to post the record of its vote on its Internet Web site within 48 hours of the vote.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 19431 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

19431.
 (a) The board shall establish and maintain a general office for the transaction of its business in Sacramento. The board may establish any branch office for the transaction of its business at a place to be determined by it, and may hold meetings at any other place within the state when the interests of the public may be better served.

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(b) A public record of every vote shall be maintained at the board’s general office. office and posted on the board’s Internet Web site within 48 hours of the vote.

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(c) At least four members of the board shall concur in the taking of any official action or in the exercise of any of the board’s duties, powers, or functions.