California Government Code

Sec. § 8310.7


(a)

This section shall only apply to the following state agencies:

(1)

The Department of Industrial Relations.

(2)

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing.

(b)

In addition to the duties imposed under Section 8310.5, the state agencies described in subdivision (a), in the course of collecting demographic data directly or by contract as to the ancestry or ethnic origin of California residents, shall collect and tabulate data for the following:

(1)

Additional major Asian groups, including, but not limited to, Bangladeshi, Hmong, Indonesian, Malaysian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Taiwanese, and Thai.

(2)

Additional major Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander groups, including, but not limited to, Fijian and Tongan.

(c)

The state agencies identified in subdivision (a) shall make any data collected pursuant to subdivision (b) publicly available, except for personal identifying information, which shall be deemed confidential, by posting the data on the Internet Web site of the agency on or before July 1, 2012, and annually thereafter. This subdivision shall not be construed to prevent any other state agency from posting data collected pursuant to subdivision (b) on the agency’s Internet Web site, in the manner prescribed by this section.

(d)

The state agencies identified in subdivision (a) shall, within 18 months after the decennial United States Census for the year 2020 is released to the public, update their data collection to reflect the additional Asian groups and additional Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander groups as they are reported by the United States Census Bureau.
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