Open Government Resources
A Handy Guide To The Bagley-Keene OpenMeeting Act 2004 PDF 1,571k 40 pgs]
Provides an explanation and full text of the California law governing notice and open meeting requirements for state agencies.
Guidelinesfor Access to Public Records
Provides information about obtaining public records. Included in the site are guidelines and procedures that need to be followed in order to request public records.
Public Records Act Summary (2004) [PDF 192k 84 pgs]
Provides an explanation and summary of the California Public Records Act for access to governmental information.
The Brown Act: Open Meetings For Legislative Bodies (2003) Intro [PDF 2,111k 14pgs]
Main [PDF 403k 100pgs]
Provides a brief overview of the main provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act, whichgovern open meetings for local legislative bodies. This pamphlet is intended to assist local legislative bodies in complying with California's open meeting laws and to assist those who monitor the performance of legislative bodies.