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AB 1129 ( Portantino )

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Status:
Amended Senate Aug. 25, 2011
In Committee Process  
Location:
Senate Committee Sen Judiciary
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Appropriations
Local program
Urgency
Tax levy
Majority
No
No
No
No

Bill history [ Beta! ]

Location: Senate Committee Sen Judiciary Sen Judiciary
Feb. 2, 2012
Re-referred to Coms. on JUD. and RLS.
Aug. 29, 2011
Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
Aug. 25, 2011
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on L. & I.R.
 Version: Amended Senate
May 26, 2011
Referred to Com. on L. & I.R.
May 12, 2011
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 70
Noes: 0
Abstain: 10
May 12, 2011
Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 70. Noes 0. Page 1352.)
May 9, 2011
Read second time. Ordered to consent calendar.
May 5, 2011
From committee: Do pass. To consent calendar. (Ayes 17. Noes 0.) (May 4).
May 4, 2011
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 17
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
May 3, 2011
April 13, 2011
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: to consent calendar. (Ayes 12. Noes 0.) (April 13). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
 Vote: Asm Insurance
Ayes: 12
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
April 11, 2011
March 17, 2011
Referred to Com. on INS.
Feb. 20, 2011
From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.
Feb. 18, 2011
Read first time. To print.
 Version: Introduced
Headlines 1 - 8 (of 8):

Charge: Assembly ‘Cooks The Books'
Fox & Hounds Daily, Aug. 30, 2011
... ccusations of secretive bookkeeping practices by the Assembly. Thursday, Portantino introduced AB 1129 to force the Assembly to comply with the California Public Records Act, making access to Assembly financial and administrative records much easier. This came ...

NEW: Charge: Assembly ‘Cooks The Books'
CalWatchdog, Aug. 29, 2011
... accusations of secretive bookkeeping practices by the Assembly. Thursday, Portantino introduced AB 1129 to force the Assembly to comply with the California Public Records Act, making access to Assembly financial and administrative records much easier. This came after ...

Editorial: Legislative feud highlights rank double standard
Redding Record-Searchlight - Opinion, Aug. 27, 2011
... e keep otherwise open records closed. In his latest maneuver, Portantino on Thursday filed a bill, AB 1129, that would repeal the Legislative Open Records Act and make the Legislature subject to the same laws it imposes on the rest of the state. That's a good idea just in princip ...

NEW: Portantino Calls Out Assembly
CalWatchdog, Aug. 26, 2011
... s Act, which makes access to records much easier. In a press statement, Portantino said, "Under AB 1129, Portantino calls for elimination of the self-serving exemptions to transparency that the legislature follows. In place of the same transparency the legislature expects local ...

Portantino bill would require Legislature to open its records
Sacramento Bee, Aug. 26, 2011
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Slick move*
AroundTheCapitol.com - The Roundup, Aug. 26, 2011
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More legislative feuds like this one, please
Redding Record-Searchlight - Bruce Ross' blog, Aug. 25, 2011
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Portantino proposes repeal of Legislature's public records act
Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert, Aug. 25, 2011
August 25, 2011 Portantino proposes repeal of Legislature's public records act Legislation to force the Assembly and Senate to comply with the same public records standards imposed on local governments was proposed today by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino. The measure, Assembly Bill 1129, would repeal the Legislative Open Records Act and require the Legislature to abide by the California Public ...

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