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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )
  

DIVISION 2. LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT [8902 - 10606]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )
  

PART 2. AIDS TO THE LEGISLATURE [10200 - 10606]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Legislative Counsel [10200 - 10300]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )
  

ARTICLE 2. Duties [10230 - 10249]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

  
10242.5.  

(a) The Legislative Counsel shall annually prepare, publish, and maintain an electronic list of all reports that state and local agencies are required or requested by law to prepare and file with the Governor or the Legislature, or both, in the future or within the preceding year. The list shall include all of the following information:

(1) The name of the agency that is required or requested to prepare and file the report.

(2) A brief description of the subject of the report.

(3) The date on which the report is to be completed and filed.

(4) The date on which the report was filed with the Legislative Counsel.

(b) The Legislative Counsel shall make the list of reports available to the public on an Internet Web site and shall annually provide to each Member of the Legislature a hyperlink to the Internet Web site whereby the list can be accessed.

(c) (1) Each state and local agency that is required or requested by law to prepare a report described in subdivision (a) shall file a printed or electronic copy of the report with the Legislative Counsel. If an electronic copy of a report is filed, and the report is posted on an Internet Web site, the agency filing the electronic copy shall provide to the Legislative Counsel a hyperlink whereby the report may be accessed.

(2) The Legislative Counsel shall include, on the Internet Web site it maintains for purposes of this section, any hyperlinks provided by state and local agencies pursuant to paragraph (1).

(d) As used in this section:

(1) “Agency” includes any city, county, special district, department, board, bureau, or commission, including any task force or other similar body that is created by statute or resolution. “Agency” does not include the University of California.

(2) “Report” includes any study or audit.

(e) The Legislative Counsel shall update the list required by subdivision (a) by removing duplicate reports from the list. The Legislative Counsel shall also remove reports from the list as directed by Section 4 of Chapter 7 of the Statutes of 2010, or a subsequent statute that further requires the Legislative Counsel to remove reports included in the list.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 192, Sec. 2. (AB 1365) Effective January 1, 2014.)