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TITLE 1. GENERAL [25 - 680.4]

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


  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

CHAPTER 24. Documents and Written Reports [7550 - 7550.6]
  ( Heading of Chapter 24 renumbered from Chapter 23 (as added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 486) by Stats. 1980, Ch. 676. )


(a) Any document or written report prepared for or under the direction of a state or local agency, that is prepared in whole or in part by nonemployees of the agency, shall contain the numbers and dollar amounts of all contracts and subcontracts relating to the preparation of the document or written report; if the total cost for the work performed by nonemployees of the agency exceeds five thousand dollars ($5,000). The contract and subcontract numbers and dollar amounts shall be contained in a separate section of the document or written report.

(b) When multiple documents or written reports are the subject or product of the contract, the disclosure section may also contain a statement indicating that the total contract amount represents compensation for multiple documents or written reports.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 370, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)


In an effort to reduce the cost of preparing state reports, a state agency shall, when preparing a report, consider cost reduction options, including, but not limited to, using unnecessary and expensive color graphics, color photographs, bindings, and paper.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 370, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2003.)


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, until June 30, 1995, no local educational agency shall be required to prepare or to submit any written report pursuant to Chapter 1.2 (commencing with Section 628) of Title 15 of Part 1 of the Penal Code.

(Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 153, Sec. 13. Effective July 11, 1994.)

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