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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

PART 11. PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL PUBLIC TRANSIT [99000 - 99582]

  ( Part 11 added by Stats. 1968, Ch. 1325. )

CHAPTER 7. Transit Employer-Employee Relations [99560 - 99570.4]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 833, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 10. Public Notice [99569- 99569.]
  ( Article 10 added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 833, Sec. 1. )

99569.
  

(a) All initial proposals of exclusive representatives and of transit district employers, that relate to matters within the scope of representation, shall be presented at a public meeting of the transit district employer and thereafter shall be public records.

(b) Meeting and conferring shall not commence on an initial proposal until a reasonable time has elapsed after the submission of the proposal to enable the public to become informed and the public has the opportunity to express itself regarding the proposal at a meeting of the transit district employer.

(c) After the public has had the opportunity to express itself, the transit district employer shall, at a meeting that is open to the public, adopt a proposal, including any changes to its initial proposal that the transit district employer deems appropriate based on the public’s comments.

(d) New subjects of meeting and conferring arising after the presentation of initial proposals shall be made public within 24 hours. If a vote is taken on a new subject by the transit district employer, the vote on the subject by each member voting shall also be made public within 24 hours.

(e) The board may adopt regulations for the purpose of implementing this section, which are consistent with the intent of the section, that the public be informed of the issues that are being met and conferred upon and have full opportunity to express their views on the issues to the transit district employer, and to know of the positions of the transit district employer.

(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 833, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2004.)

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