2011-2012 session

AB 1946 ( Grove )

Legislative Open Records Act.

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Status:
Introduced Feb. 23, 2012
Failed Passage in Committee  
Location:
Assembly Committee Asm Rules
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Appropriations
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Tax levy
Majority
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Bill history [ Beta! ]

Location: Assembly Committee Rules Committee Asm Rules
April 26, 2012
In committee: Set, first hearing. Failed passage.
 Vote: Asm Rules
Ayes: 4
Noes: 5
Abstain: 2
April 25, 2012
March 26, 2012
Referred to Com. on RLS.
Feb. 24, 2012
From printer. May be heard in committee March 25.
Feb. 23, 2012
Read first time. To print.
 Version: Introduced
Headlines 1 - 4 (of 4):

NEW: Dems stonewall accountability for Legislature
CalWatchdog, April 27, 2012
... nery regularly used in the Assembly legislative process. Another of Grove's good government bills, AB 1946, was one of several good reform measures killed by the Assembly Rules Committee this week. When a bill is killed by that committee, its dead for the rest of the legislative s ...

Assembly scuttles bill to make budget disclosure permanent
Sacramento Bee, April 27, 2012
... publican said later. "Any good-government bills die in this building. It's just the way it works." AB 1946 would have required the state's Legislative Open Records Law to be interpreted with a "strong presumption in favor of public access to legislative records."The bill also stat ...

Assembly kills bill to require disclosure of member budgets
Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert, April 26, 2012
... yes, and two members abstained. The committee killed Grove's bill without comment or discussion. AB 1946 would have stated that public-records law be interpreted with a "strong presumption in favor of public access to legislative records." It also stipulated that member budgets ...

Capitol Alert: Assembly kills bill to require disclosure of member budgets
Sacramento Bee, April 26, 2012
... yes, and two members abstained. The committee killed Grove's bill without comment or discussion. AB 1946 would have stated that public-records law be interpreted with a "strong presumption in favor of public access to legislative records." It also stipulated that member budgets ...

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