Sec. 60855 - Training of First Eight Members of Commission

ยง 60855. Training of First Eight Members of Commission

Prior to any of the first eight members of the commission performing the duties necessary to select the final six members of the commission, the State Auditor's Office shall provide the first eight members of the commission with training in preparation for the performance of those duties. The training shall include the following subjects:

(a) The requirements for conducting a public meeting, including the requirements imposed by the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (commencing with section 11120 of the Government Code).

(b) The duties of the first eight members of the commission in selecting the final six members of the commission as described in the Voters FIRST Act and the regulations implementing its provisions.

(c) California's diverse demographics and geography.

(d) The responsibilities of the Commission as set forth in the Voters FIRST Act, the United States Constitution, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (commencing with section 1971 of title 42 of the United States Code).

(e) The process for performing redistricting, including the use of computer software to draw district lines.

(1. New section filed 11-5-2009; operative 11-6-2009 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2009, No. 45). 2. Repealer and new section filed 9-2-2010; operative 9-3-2010 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4. Submitted to OAL for printing only (Register 2010, No. 36). 3. Change without regulatory effect amending first paragraph filed 1-7-2019 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2019, No. 2).)

Note: Authority cited: Section 8546, Government Code. Reference: Section 2, Article XXI, California Constitution; and Sections 8252 and 8253, Government Code.

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