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AB-2198 State government: FISCal: transparency.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 03/14/2018 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  March 14, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2198


Introduced by Assembly Member Obernolte

February 12, 2018


An act to amend Section 11862 of the Government Code, relating to state government.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2198, as amended, Obernolte. State government: FISCal: transparency.
The Financial Information System for California (FISCal) Act establishes the FISCal system, a single integrated financial management system for the state. Existing law requires that the system include a state transparency component that allows the public to have access to expenditure data using an Internet Web site. Existing law limits that public access to information regarding General Fund and federal fund expenditure data.
This bill would remove the limitation on expand the expenditure data to which the public is required to have access using an Internet Web site. site to include special fund expenditure data.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 11862 of the Government Code is amended to read:

11862.
 (a) In addition to the requirements set forth in the approved FISCal project documents, the system shall include a state transparency component that allows the public to have access to information regarding General Fund, special fund, and federal fund expenditure data, using an Internet Web site.
(b) This section shall not require the disclosure of information deemed confidential or otherwise exempt from disclosure under state or federal law.