Article 10. Public Notice of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 11. >> Chapter 7. >> Article 10.
(a) All initial proposals of exclusive representatives and
of transit district employers, that relate to matters within the
scope of representation, shall be presented at a public meeting of
the transit district employer and thereafter shall be public records.
(b) Meeting and conferring shall not commence on an initial
proposal until a reasonable time has elapsed after the submission of
the proposal to enable the public to become informed and the public
has the opportunity to express itself regarding the proposal at a
meeting of the transit district employer.
(c) After the public has had the opportunity to express itself,
the transit district employer shall, at a meeting that is open to the
public, adopt a proposal, including any changes to its initial
proposal that the transit district employer deems appropriate based
on the public's comments.
(d) New subjects of meeting and conferring arising after the
presentation of initial proposals shall be made public within 24
hours. If a vote is taken on a new subject by the transit district
employer, the vote on the subject by each member voting shall also be
made public within 24 hours.
(e) The board may adopt regulations for the purpose of
implementing this section, which are consistent with the intent of
the section, that the public be informed of the issues that are being
met and conferred upon and have full opportunity to express their
views on the issues to the transit district employer, and to know of
the positions of the transit district employer.