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Reports on prevention of future occurrences of same claim   

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(a) If a request is made for certification of availability of funds, approval of a settlement, or inclusion of a claim in a claims bill pursuant to Section 948, 965, or 965.2 for a claim in excess of thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000) against the state which arose from the activities of any state agency or employee, the agency shall report to the Director of Finance concerning any action it has taken or proposes to take to prevent the future occurrence of circumstances similar to those upon which the claim was based, including any imposition of disciplinary action.

(b) This section does not apply to a judicial branch entity, as defined in Sections 900.3 and 940.3, or claims arising out of the activities of a judicial branch entity or a judge or employee thereof. However, in the case of the categories of claims and settlements described in subdivision (a) arising out of activities of a judicial branch entity or a judge, court executive officer, or employee thereof, the Administrative Director of the Courts shall report to the Judicial Council concerning any action the Administrative Office of the Courts has taken or proposes to take to prevent the future occurrence of circumstances similar to those upon which the claim was based, including any imposition of disciplinary action

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1007, Sec. 20.)