CA Gov't Code Section 17527

In carrying out its duties and responsibilities, the commission shall have the following powers:


To examine any document, report, or data, including computer programs and data files, held by any local agency or school district.


To meet at times and places as it may deem proper.


As a body or, on the authorization of the commission, as a committee composed of one or more members, to hold hearings at any time and place it may deem proper.


Upon a majority vote of the commission, to issue subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of books, records, papers, accounts, reports, and documents.


To administer oaths.


To contract with other agencies or individuals, public or private, as it deems necessary, to provide or prepare services, facilities, studies, and reports to the commission as will assist it in carrying out its duties and responsibilities.


To adopt, promulgate, amend, and rescind rules and regulations, which shall not be subject to the review and approval of the Office of Administrative Law pursuant to the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act provided for in Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2.


To do any and all other actions necessary or convenient to enable it fully and adequately to perform its duties and to exercise the powers expressly granted to it.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 17527’s source at ca​.gov