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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 1. GENERAL [25 - 680.4]

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

DIVISION 7. MISCELLANEOUS [6000 - 7599.2]

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

CHAPTER 3.3. Governmental Linguistics [6219- 6219.]
  ( Chapter 3.3 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1637, Sec. 1. )

6219.
  

(a) Each department, commission, office, or other administrative agency of state government shall write each document that it produces in plain, straightforward language, avoiding technical terms as much as possible, and using a coherent and easily readable style.

(b) As used in this section, a “state agency document” means any contract, form, license, announcement, regulation, manual, memorandum, or any other written communication that is necessary to carry out the agency’s responsibilities under the law.

(Added by renumbering Section 6215 (as added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1637) by Stats. 2004, Ch. 183, Sec. 133. Effective January 1, 2005.)

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