What is covered by SB 272?

Section 6270.5 defines an enterprise system as a software application or computer system that collects, stores, exchanges, and analyzes information that the agency uses that is:

  • A multidepartmental system or system that contains information collected about the public and
  • A system of record
  • A system of record means a system that serves as an original source of data within an agency. 

SB 272 requires local agencies to create a catalog of multidepartmental systems or systems containing information about the public that store original records and post the catalog on their agency website.

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