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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
OpenJustice Data Act of 2016

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

This legislation was introduced by Assemblymember Irwin in September 2016 and now it is in the California Codes. Read more

Documentation

The city manager must issue an annual report to the City Council which details the number, quality, and description of all of the datasets posted to the Open Data Portal. Read more

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

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

Public Records Legislation

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

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

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