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TITLE 5. LOCAL AGENCIES [50001 - 57607]

  ( Title 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

DIVISION 2. CITIES, COUNTIES, AND OTHER AGENCIES [53000 - 55821]

  ( Division 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

PART 1. POWERS AND DUTIES COMMON TO CITIES, COUNTIES, AND OTHER AGENCIES [53000 - 54999.7]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

CHAPTER 11.5. Local Board and Commission Composition [54977- 54977.]
  ( Chapter 11.5 added by Stats. 2019, Ch. 813, Sec. 2. )

54977.
  

(a) On and after January 1, 2030, the following shall apply to a city with a population of 50,000 or more:

(1) The city shall not appoint members of nonsalaried, nonelected boards or commissions consisting of five or more members such that individuals of the same gender identity comprise more than 60 percent of the board or commission’s membership.

(2) Any board or commission of the city with four or fewer nonelected and nonsalaried members shall not be comprised exclusively of people of the same gender identity.

(b) For purposes of this section, “gender identity” means the gender or absence of gender with which the board or commission member self-identifies, without regard to the individual’s assigned sex at birth.

(c) This section shall not apply to a board or commission that has as its primary purpose to address issues of relevance to particular gender identity.

(d) The provisions of this section are severable. If any provision of this section or its application is held invalid, that invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications that can be given effect without the invalid provision or application.

(Added by Stats. 2019, Ch. 813, Sec. 2. (AB 931) Effective January 1, 2020.)

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