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TITLE 1. GENERAL [100 - 7931.000]

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

DIVISION 4. PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES [1000 - 3599]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

CHAPTER 12. Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations [3560 - 3599]

  ( Chapter 12 added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 744. )

ARTICLE 10. Public Notice [3595- 3595.]
  ( Article 10 added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 744. )

3595.
  

(a) All initial proposals of exclusive representatives and of higher education employers, which relate to matters within the scope of representation, shall be presented at a public meeting of the higher education 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 higher education employer.

(c) After the public has had the opportunity to express itself, the higher education employer shall, at a meeting which is open to the public, adopt a proposal, including any changes to its initial proposal which the higher education 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 such subject by the higher education employer, the vote thereon 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; namely 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 higher education employer, and to know of the positions of the higher education employer.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 744.)

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