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Public Records Act   

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(a) Every agency may adopt regulations stating the procedures to be followed when making its records available in accordance with this section.

The following state and local bodies shall establish written guidelines for accessibility of records. A copy of these guidelines shall be posted in a conspicuous public place at the offices of these bodies, and a copy of the guidelines shall be available upon request free of charge to any person requesting that body?s records:

Department of Motor Vehicles

Department of Consumer Affairs

Transportation Agency

Bureau of Real Estate

Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Division of Juvenile Justice

Department of Justice

Department of Insurance

Department of Business Oversight

Department of Managed Health Care

Secretary of State

State Air Resources Board

Department of Water Resources

Department of Parks and Recreation

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

State Board of Equalization

State Department of Health Care Services

Employment Development Department

State Department of Public Health

State Department of Social Services

State Department of State Hospitals

State Department of Developmental Services

Public Employees? Retirement System

Teachers? Retirement Board

Department of Industrial Relations

Department of General Services

Department of Veterans Affairs

Public Utilities Commission

California Coastal Commission

State Water Resources Control Board

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District

All regional water quality control boards

Los Angeles County Air Pollution Control District

Bay Area Air Pollution Control District

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

Department of Toxic Substances Control

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

(b) Guidelines and regulations adopted pursuant to this section shall be consistent with all other sections of this chapter and shall reflect the intention of the Legislature to make the records accessible to the public. The guidelines and regulations adopted pursuant to this section shall not operate to limit the hours public records are open for inspection as prescribed in Section 6253.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 22, Sec. 7.)