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Enterprise System Catalog

Senate Bill 272 - California Public Records Act

Approved by California Governor Jerry Brown on October 11, 2015, Senate Bill 272 adds a section to the California Public Records Act requiring many local government agencies in California to create and post online a catalog of Enterprise Systems by July 1, 2016, with annual updates.

Enterprise System

An Enterprise System, as defined by Senate Bill 272, is a software application or computer system that collects, stores, exchanges, and analyzes information an agency uses that is both of the following:

  • A multi-departmental system or a system that contains information collected about the public

  • A system that serves as a 'system of record' or an original source of data within an agency

Enterprise System Catalog for Northshore Fire (click to open pdf)

Enterprise System Catalog

  1. The catalog of enterprise systems contains:

    • System’s purpose

    • Description of categories or types of data

    • Department that is the prime custodian of the data

    • Frequency that system data is collected

    • Frequency that system data is updated

  2. To make the catalog publicly available upon request

  3. To post the catalog in a prominent location on the agency's website

To read the text of Senate Bill 272: See external links below:

External Links

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