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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 5. PERSONNEL [18000 - 22980]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123. )

PART 2. STATE CIVIL SERVICE [18500 - 19799]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123. )

CHAPTER 1. General [18500 - 18599]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123. )

ARTICLE 3. General Provisions [18570 - 18577]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123. )

18570.
  

This part shall be known as the State Civil Service Act.

(Added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123.)

18571.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the general provisions hereinafter set forth govern the construction of this part.

(Added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123.)

18572.
  

Whenever a power is granted or a duty imposed upon an appointing power, the power may be exercised or the duty performed by a deputy of the appointing power or by a person authorized pursuant to law by him, unless it is expressly otherwise provided.

(Added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123.)

18573.
  

Each appointing power shall provide access to records and prepare reports as required by the board or the department.

Information given to the board and the department by any person shall not be open to public inspection except under conditions prescribed by board rule, except that a person may inspect any record relating to his or her own services.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 360, Sec. 15. Effective January 1, 2013.)

18574.
  

All officers and employees of the state and any county, city, district, or other subdivision of the state recognized by law shall aid in all proper ways in carrying this part and the board rules into effect, allow the reasonable use of public buildings, and heat and light them for the purpose of making examinations of applicants and holding hearings and investigations under this part. Officers and employees shall afford to the board and the Department of Human Resources, or the board’s or department’s authorized representatives, all reasonable facilities, permit inspection of all books and papers applying or in any way appertaining to all offices subject to the authority of the state, produce the books or papers, and attend and testify when required so to do.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 665, Sec. 56. Effective January 1, 2013.)

18575.
  

(a) (1) The appointing power shall provide service of the following actions by personal service or by certified mail with return receipt requested or express service carrier as provided in this subdivision:

(A) Notice of disciplinary action.

(B) Notice of rejection during probationary period.

(C) Notice of medical action.

(D) Notice of nonpunitive action.

(E) Notice of career executive assignment termination.

(F) Notice of termination with fault of a limited term, seasonal, or temporary authorization appointment.

(G) Notice of termination of an appointment under the Limited Examination and Appointment Program.

(H) Notice of termination or automatic resignation of a permanent intermittent employee.

(I) Notice of absence without leave resignation or separation pursuant to Section 89541 of the Education Code.

(2) (A) Personal service shall be made in the manner, and is deemed complete, as provided for in Section 415.10 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

(B) Service by certified mail with return receipt requested shall be made in the manner provided for in Section 1020 of the Code of Civil Procedure and is deemed complete as provided for in subdivision (a) of Section 1013 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

(C) Service by express service carrier shall be in the manner, and is deemed complete, as provided for in subdivision (c) of Section 1013 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

(D) The period to respond to any notice of action provided in paragraph (1) shall be extended as provided in Section 1013 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

(b) Service of subpoenas and subpoenas duces tecum shall be made by personal service or by registered mail with return receipt requested as provided in subdivision (a).

(c) Service of all other documents shall be made as prescribed by rule.

(d) Proof of service shall be by affidavit as provided for in Sections 417.10 and 417.40 of, and subdivision (a) of Section 1013 of, the Code of Civil Procedure.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 427, Sec. 13. Effective January 1, 2014.)

18576.
  

Judicial notice shall be taken of board and department rules, regulations, and amendments.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 360, Sec. 16. Effective January 1, 2013.)

18577.
  

Whenever this part refers to “board rule,” “rules of the board,” or makes similar reference, such reference authorizes the board to make rules concerning the subject matter concerning which such reference is made.

(Added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 123.)

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