California

Defining Data

The policy defines data as "Structured information" 

Open Data is defined as, "Data made open and freely available to the public to be republished, manipulated, or used in any other way...Read more

Privacy

The policy states the City Data must be consistent with the California Public Records Act and the Oakland Sunshire Oridinance in both the citizens right to information and privacy. 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

Homelessness Report Legislation

I adding this legislation to contribute to the research of open data in California. 

This legislation was introduced by Assemblymember Maienschein in 2016.Read more

Statewide Open Data Portal Legislation

I am adding this legislation to contribute to the research of open data in California. 

This legislation was introduced by Senator Pan by 2015. Read more

Technical Standards

All datasets must have the following metadata attached to it. 

  • Name of Department 
  • Name of Dataset Owner in the Department 
  • How often the data is updated
  • Data
  • ...Read more
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