SB 331, as introduced, Mendoza. Local government: transparency.
The California Public Records Act requires that the public records of a local agency be open to inspection and provides that every person has a right to inspect any public record, except as specified. The Ralph M. Brown Act requires that all meetings of a legislative body, as defined, of a local agency be open and public and all persons permitted to attend unless a closed session is authorized.
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would increase transparency in local government.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
2legislation that would increase transparency in local government.