Amended in Assembly March 26, 2015

California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 783


Introduced by Assembly Member Daly

February 25, 2015


An act to amend Sectionbegin delete 37104end deletebegin insert 37105end insert of the Government Code, relating to local government.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 783, as amended, Daly. Cities: legislativebegin delete body.end deletebegin insert bodies: subpoena power.end insert

Existing law authorizes the legislative body of a city to issue subpoenas requiring the attendance of witnesses or production of books or other documents for evidence or testimony in any action or proceeding pending before the legislative body.begin insert Existing law requires these subpoenas to be signed by the mayor and attested by the city clerk.end insert

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This bill would make a nonsubstantive change to this provision.

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This bill would authorize a city attorney to attest to a subpoena signed by a mayor.

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Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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begin insertSECTION 1.end insert  

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begin insertSection 37105 of the end insertbegin insertGovernment Codeend insertbegin insert is
2amended to read:end insert

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37105.  

begin deleteSubpenas end deletebegin insertSubpoenas end insertshall be signed by the mayor and
4attested by the city clerkbegin insert or the city attorneyend insert. They may be served
5asbegin delete subpenasend deletebegin insert subpoenasend insert are served in civil actions.

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SECTION 1.  

Section 37104 of the Government Code is amended
2to read:

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37104.  

The legislative body may issue subpoenas requiring
4attendance of witnesses or production of books or other documents
5for evidence or testimony in any action or proceeding pending
6before it.

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