(a) When a statute is enacted establishing a new program or requiring interpretation pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, the state agency responsible for the program or regulatory action shall, six months after the operative date or the effective date of the statute, whichever is later, issue a clear and concise summary of actions taken to implement the statute to the author of the statute, the policy committees in each house of the Legislature that considered the statute and, if the statute has been considered by the fiscal committee of either house of the Legislature, to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and to the fiscal committee of each house of the Legislature that considered the statute.
(b) In addition, the state agency responsible for the program or regulatory action shall send copies of all regulations proposed to implement the statute, and notice of any hearings held on those regulations before those hearings are held, to the author of the statute, so long as the author is a Member of the Legislature.
Terms Used In California Government Code 11017.5
- 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
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
(Amended by Stats. 1981, Ch. 827, Sec. 1.)