Each state agency may contract with a joint powers authority that is created pursuant to an agreement entered into pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1, to perform examinations and related services for the state agency with respect to the issuance of professional and vocational licenses, certifications, commissions, permits, or other similar accreditations, subject to the approval of the Director of General Services, or to other approval as required by law. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Cooperative Personnel Services Joint Powers Authority is hereby authorized to administer examinations and perform related services for state agencies with respect to the issuance of professional and vocational licenses, certifications, commissions, permits, or other similar accreditations, subject to the approval of the Director of General Services, or to other approval as required by law.

(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 62, Sec. 1. Effective July 3, 2000.)

Terms Used In California Government Code 11016.5

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 19427
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000