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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 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )
  

PART 2. CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS [12001 - 12790]

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

CHAPTER 1. Governor [12001 - 12091]

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

ARTICLE 7.5. Executive Reorganization [12080 - 12081.2]
  ( Heading of Article 7.5 renumbered from Article 7 (as added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1540) by Stats. 1968, Ch. 449. )

  
12080.  

As used in this article:

(a) “Agency” means any statewide office, nonelective officer, department, division, bureau, board, commission or agency in the executive branch of the state government, except that it shall not apply to any agency whose primary function is service to the Legislature or judicial branches of state government or to any agency that is administered by an elective officer. “Agency that is administered by an elective officer” includes the State Board of Equalization but not a board or commission on which an elective officer serves in an ex officio capacity.

(b) “Reorganization” means:

(1) The transfer of the whole or any part of any agency, or of the whole or any part of the functions thereof, to the jurisdiction and control of any other agency; or

(2) The abolition of all or any part of the functions of any agency; or

(3) The consolidation or coordination of the whole or any part of any agency, or of the whole or any part of the functions thereof, with the whole or any part of any other agency or the functions thereof; or

(4) The consolidation or coordination of any part of any agency or the functions thereof with any other part of the same agency or the functions thereof; or

(5) The authorization of any nonelective officer to delegate any of his functions; or

(6) The abolition of the whole or any part of any agency which agency or part does not have, or upon the taking effect of a reorganization plan will not have, any functions.

(7) The establishment of a new agency to perform the whole or any part of the functions of an existing agency or agencies.

(c) “Resolution” means a resolution of either house of the Legislature resolving as follows:

“That the  does not favor

(Assembly or Senate)

Reorganization Plan No.  transmitted to

(Insert number of plan)

the Legislature by the Governor on 

(Insert date of transmittal)

and recommends that the plan be assigned to the

.”

(Insert appropriate committee)

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1612.)