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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 1. STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES [11000 - 11898]

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

CHAPTER 1. State Agencies [11000 - 11148.5]

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

ARTICLE 7. Signatures [11100 - 11104.5]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

11100.
  

The Controller or other State disbursing officer may secure and use a facsimile signature machine and sign or countersign all warrants or checks issued in pursuance of his duties by placing a facsimile signature thereon with such machine.

(Added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111.)

11101.
  

The Controller and any other state disbursing officer using that machine may secure forgery insurance protecting himself or herself and all funds under his or her control or under the control of the state agency to which the disbursing officer is attached against forgery resulting from or occasioned by the use of the machine, or which would not have occurred had the machine not been in use.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 320, Sec. 15. Effective January 1, 1997.)

11102.
  

The premiums on forgery insurance are a proper charge against appropriations for the support or maintenance of the officer using the machine or the State agency to which the officer is attached.

(Added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111.)

11104.5.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any requirement that a state agency send material, information, notices, correspondence, or other communication through the United States mail shall be deemed to include the authority for the state agency to send that material, information, notice, correspondence, or other communication by electronic mail upon the request of the recipient, unless impracticable to do so, or unless contrary to state or federal law.

(b) Any state agency may require that direct costs incurred by the agency involving the electronic transmission of information be paid by the requester pursuant to this section and the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1).

(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed to permit an agency to act in a manner inconsistent with the standards adopted pursuant to the California Public Records Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 6250) of Division 7 of Title 1) and the Information Practices Act of 1977 (Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1798) of Title 1.8 of Part 4 of Division 3 of the Civil Code).

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 687, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1998.)

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