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The Brown Act and new California agenda posting requirements

on August 31, 2018 By | Sloane Dell'Orto | 0 Comments | California compliance Website requirements
The Ralph M. Brown Act is an act of the California State Legislature passed in 1953 that guarantees the public's right to attend and participate in meetings of local legislative bodies. It’s been updated multiple times since its original drafting, and now includes a website posting requirement for agendas. While it has always been required to physically post agendas a minimum of 72 hours before upcoming regular meetings, it now requires that those agendas also be posted on the agency’s website, if they have one.
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FAQs on SB 272 Compliance

on January 30, 2016 By | Sloane Dell'Orto | 0 Comments | California compliance Website requirements
From the CSDA Webinar on May 25, 2016 and the Streamline webinar June 29, 2016 – by Sloane Dell'Orto
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California Senate Bill 272 updates California Public Records Act with new mandate

on January 30, 2016 By | Sloane Dell'Orto | 0 Comments | California compliance Website requirements
SB-272, SECTION 6270.5 OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC RECORDS ACT: LOCAL AGENCIES: INVENTORY. SB 272 requires local agencies (excluding school districts) to create catalogs of all enterprise systems that store information about the public, and to post this catalog on their websites, if they have websites. If they do not have a website, they are required to publish the catalog in a way that can be provided to anyone who asks. This law applies to all California special districts, cities and counties, and compliance is required by July 1, 2016.
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