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AB-1648 State publications: distribution.(2015-2016)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 14900.5 is added to the Government Code, to read:

14900.5.
 A member of the public, as defined by Section 6252, may copy, share, distribute, or republish a state publication authored by the state.

SEC. 2.

 Section 14902 of the Government Code is amended to read:

14902.
 “State publication” or “publication” as herein employed is defined to include any document, compilation, journal, law, resolution, Blue Book, statute, code, register, pamphlet, list, book, report, memorandum, hearing, legislative bill, leaflet, order, regulation, directory, periodical periodical,  or magazine issued by the state, the Legislature, constitutional officers, or any department, commission commission,  or other agency thereof thereof,  or prepared for the state by private individual or organization and issued on the Internet or  in print, and “print” is defined to include all forms of duplicating other than by the use of carbon paper. The publications of the University of California, however, and intraoffice or interoffice publications and forms shall not be included.