Sunshine Week 2014 Legislation

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

This legislation was introduced in 2014 by Senator Yee. Read more

Technical Standards

The datasets must be made available on the open data portal in an open format. Open Format is defined as, "that can be retrieved, downloaded, searched, and filtered by commonly used web...Read more


All open data will be published "free re-use to ensure clarity of copyright without legal responsibility or liability for publishing such data."Read more


The policy states that the City will use open licenses with no restrictions on "copying, publishing, distributing, transmitting, adapting, or otherwise using the information..." Read more


The CDO will establish licensing guidelines. A "Creative Commons" license is cited as an example as a license that would allow anyone to use the data at no cost. Read more

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