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  • Gift Reporting on Form 700 |
    interest in this issue it appears to be an appropriate time to review the gift reporting requirements of the Political Reform Act If an employee and official holds a position that requires the filing of a Form 700 either under Government Code section 87200 or the agency s conflict of interest code the employee s and official s ability to accept permissible gifts is limited Currently the annual gift limit from a single source is 440 00 and any gift aggregating 50 00 or more from a single source must be disclosed on the employee s and official s Form 700 Gov Code 89503 Cal Code Regs tit 2 18940 2 Gifts subject to disclosure on an employee s and official s Form 700 can come in many forms such as lunches dinners and event tickets Travel payments such as flights ground transportation and hotel rooms are subject to disclosure on the employee s and official s Form 700 as well Employees and officials who file Form 700s can refuse to accept a gift In the alternative the employee and official can choose to donate the gift or submit reimbursement for the gift within 30 days of receipt This information is meant to serve only as a broad overview of the gift reporting requirements and not as legal advice on a particular matter If you have specific questions about gift reporting or would like additional information please contact our office Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed

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  • Gift Reporting on Form 700 |
    interest in this issue it appears to be an appropriate time to review the gift reporting requirements of the Political Reform Act If an employee and official holds a position that requires the filing of a Form 700 either under Government Code section 87200 or the agency s conflict of interest code the employee s and official s ability to accept permissible gifts is limited Currently the annual gift limit from a single source is 440 00 and any gift aggregating 50 00 or more from a single source must be disclosed on the employee s and official s Form 700 Gov Code 89503 Cal Code Regs tit 2 18940 2 Gifts subject to disclosure on an employee s and official s Form 700 can come in many forms such as lunches dinners and event tickets Travel payments such as flights ground transportation and hotel rooms are subject to disclosure on the employee s and official s Form 700 as well Employees and officials who file Form 700s can refuse to accept a gift In the alternative the employee and official can choose to donate the gift or submit reimbursement for the gift within 30 days of receipt This information is meant to serve only as a broad overview of the gift reporting requirements and not as legal advice on a particular matter If you have specific questions about gift reporting or would like additional information please contact our office Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed

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  • AB 1266 Update |
    2014 electorate to vote on a repeal of the bill In total 619 244 signatures were gathered in support of the referendum 504 760 valid signatures must be obtained for the matter to be placed on the November 4 2014 ballot On January 8 2014 state election officials announced that based on a random sampling of signatures proponents of the referendum failed to obtain 504 760 or more valid signatures Referendum supporters did however obtain enough valid signatures to trigger a full count and validation of acquired signatures by state election officials If upon a full count and validation of signatures state election officials determine that 504 760 or more valid signatures were obtained in support of the referendum the matter will be placed on the November 4 2014 ballot It is important to note that during the full count and validation process AB 1266 will remain valid law Districts should continue their implementation of AB 1266 until the referendum is approved for placement on the November 4 2014 ballot If you have specific questions about the referendum to repeal AB 1266 or AB 1266 in general please contact our office Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of Effort Regulations Governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Proposed Law Adds Clarification and Teeth to Illegal Pupil Fees Complaint Procedure Attorney Billing Statements Exempt

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  • AB 1266 Update |
    2014 electorate to vote on a repeal of the bill In total 619 244 signatures were gathered in support of the referendum 504 760 valid signatures must be obtained for the matter to be placed on the November 4 2014 ballot On January 8 2014 state election officials announced that based on a random sampling of signatures proponents of the referendum failed to obtain 504 760 or more valid signatures Referendum supporters did however obtain enough valid signatures to trigger a full count and validation of acquired signatures by state election officials If upon a full count and validation of signatures state election officials determine that 504 760 or more valid signatures were obtained in support of the referendum the matter will be placed on the November 4 2014 ballot It is important to note that during the full count and validation process AB 1266 will remain valid law Districts should continue their implementation of AB 1266 until the referendum is approved for placement on the November 4 2014 ballot If you have specific questions about the referendum to repeal AB 1266 or AB 1266 in general please contact our office Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of Effort Regulations Governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Proposed Law Adds Clarification and Teeth to Illegal Pupil Fees Complaint Procedure Attorney Billing Statements Exempt

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  • Assembly Bill 218 |
    The new law will become operative on July 1 2014 Section 432 9 prohibits any state or local agency from asking an applicant for employment to disclose orally or in writing any information concerning the conviction history of the applicant including on any employment application The agency may not ask for information concerning the applicant s conviction history until the agency determines that the applicant meets the minimum employment qualifications set forth in the notice for the position for which the applicant has applied School district staff should note that exempted from the disclosure prohibition set forth in Section 432 9 are 1 positions for which the agency district is required by law to conduct a conviction history background check and 2 any position with a criminal justice agency Please contact Kingsley Bogard with any questions particularly if in doubt as to which positions require a criminal background check Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of Effort Regulations Governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Proposed Law Adds Clarification and Teeth to Illegal Pupil Fees Complaint Procedure Attorney Billing Statements Exempt from PRA Disclosure Trial Court Finds School Districts May Not Charge for Copies Made to Redact Exempt Information from PRA Request SB 1405 Schools Must Report Some Pesticide Use to Department of Pesticide Regulation Develop Integrated Pest Management Plan California Family Rights

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  • Assembly Bill 218 |
    The new law will become operative on July 1 2014 Section 432 9 prohibits any state or local agency from asking an applicant for employment to disclose orally or in writing any information concerning the conviction history of the applicant including on any employment application The agency may not ask for information concerning the applicant s conviction history until the agency determines that the applicant meets the minimum employment qualifications set forth in the notice for the position for which the applicant has applied School district staff should note that exempted from the disclosure prohibition set forth in Section 432 9 are 1 positions for which the agency district is required by law to conduct a conviction history background check and 2 any position with a criminal justice agency Please contact Kingsley Bogard with any questions particularly if in doubt as to which positions require a criminal background check Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of Effort Regulations Governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Proposed Law Adds Clarification and Teeth to Illegal Pupil Fees Complaint Procedure Attorney Billing Statements Exempt from PRA Disclosure Trial Court Finds School Districts May Not Charge for Copies Made to Redact Exempt Information from PRA Request SB 1405 Schools Must Report Some Pesticide Use to Department of Pesticide Regulation Develop Integrated Pest Management Plan California Family Rights

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  • SB 751 – Brown Act |
    a local agency shall publicly report any action taken and the vote or abstention on that action of each member present for the action Gov Code 54953 c 2 According to the Bill Analysis from Senate Floor this bill will improve the ability of the public and others who monitor legislative meetings of local agencies to be certain of how members voted on an issue when action is taken The practical impacts of this bill are twofold 1 a board or body governed by the Brown Act must report out the particular vote of each member and 2 the report of each vote must occur whether the vote occurs in closed or open session This bill goes into effect on January 1 2014 This update is informational and not intended as a substitute for legal advice If you would like more specific information about the provisions of the bill please contact us Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of Effort Regulations Governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Proposed Law Adds Clarification and Teeth to Illegal Pupil Fees Complaint Procedure Attorney Billing Statements Exempt from PRA Disclosure Trial Court Finds School Districts May Not Charge for Copies Made to Redact Exempt Information from PRA Request SB 1405 Schools Must Report Some Pesticide Use to Department of Pesticide Regulation Develop Integrated Pest Management Plan

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  • SB 751 – Brown Act |
    a local agency shall publicly report any action taken and the vote or abstention on that action of each member present for the action Gov Code 54953 c 2 According to the Bill Analysis from Senate Floor this bill will improve the ability of the public and others who monitor legislative meetings of local agencies to be certain of how members voted on an issue when action is taken The practical impacts of this bill are twofold 1 a board or body governed by the Brown Act must report out the particular vote of each member and 2 the report of each vote must occur whether the vote occurs in closed or open session This bill goes into effect on January 1 2014 This update is informational and not intended as a substitute for legal advice If you would like more specific information about the provisions of the bill please contact us Kingsley Bogard LLP 50 Iron Point Circle Suite 110 Folsom CA 95630 916 932 2500 phone 916 932 2510 fax admin kblegal us Post navigation Next Previous Article List by Title Recent PERB Cases May Expand Right to Union Representation in Meetings Emergency Changes to Healthy Workplace Healthy Families Act Add Flexibility to Accrual of Paid Sick Leave Governor signed SB 277 which eliminates the personal belief exemption from student immunization requirements SB 272 Local Agency Data Inventory Department of Education Changes Maintenance of Effort Regulations Governing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Proposed Law Adds Clarification and Teeth to Illegal Pupil Fees Complaint Procedure Attorney Billing Statements Exempt from PRA Disclosure Trial Court Finds School Districts May Not Charge for Copies Made to Redact Exempt Information from PRA Request SB 1405 Schools Must Report Some Pesticide Use to Department of Pesticide Regulation Develop Integrated Pest Management Plan

    Original URL path: http://kblegal.us/sb-751-brown-act/ (2016-02-17)
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