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AB-772 Legislative hearings: closed- and live-captioning.(2001-2002)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.
 This act shall be known, and may be cited, as the Legislative Captioning Act of 2001.

SEC. 2.

 Section 9032 is added to the Government Code, to read:

9032.
 Upon appropriation of funds in the annual Budget Act for purposes of this section, the rules committee of the respective house shall provide closed-captioned and live-captioned broadcasts of the floor sessions and committee hearings of the Senate and Assembly. In the case of a joint committee hearing, the Joint Rules Committee shall provide the closed-captioned and live-captioned broadcasts.