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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 1. GENERAL [8000 - 8899.72]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )
  

CHAPTER 6.5. California State Auditor [8543 - 8548.9]

  ( Heading of Chapter 6.5 amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 281, Sec. 4. )
  

ARTICLE 3. California Whistleblower Protection Act [8547 - 8547.15]
  ( Heading of Article 3 (as added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 12) amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 107, Sec. 23. )

  
8547.1.  

The Legislature finds and declares that state employees should be free to report waste, fraud, abuse of authority, violation of law, or threat to public health without fear of retribution. The Legislature further finds and declares that public servants best serve the citizenry when they can be candid and honest without reservation in conducting the people’s business.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 673, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2000.)