California

Open Data Implementation Policy

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Standards

The data in the Open Data Portal must:

  • Be able to be found by "commonly used Internet search applications" 
  • Machine readable and "platform independent" 
  • Free to the
  • ...Read more
San Diego Open Data Policy

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Long Beach Open Data Policy

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Liabilities

The policy explicitly states that the information provided is only for information purposes and the City does not guarantee that is complete, accurate, or fit for any particular purpose. It also...Read more

Public Records Legislation

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This legislation was introduced by Assemblymember Gatto in 2015. Read more

Defining Data

Open Data is defined as, "raw data generated or collected by government agencies made freely available for use by the public..."  Read more

Compliance

Within 3 months of the effecitve date, each department must appoint a Data Coordinator

Within 6 months, each department must begin conducting reviews on their progress of putting data on the...Read more

Technical Standards

Each dataset must have metadata descriptions, API documentation, and licensing requirements. 

The metadata will include fields for: title, description, tags, last update, publisher,...Read more

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