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          ASSEMBLY THIRD READING


          ACR  
          20 (Mark Stone)


          As Introduced  February 9, 2015


          Majority vote


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          |Committee       |Votes |Ayes                |Noes                |
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          |Rules           |11-0  |Gordon, Chang,      |                    |
          |                |      |Burke, Campos,      |                    |
          |                |      |Cooley, Dodd,       |                    |
          |                |      |Jones, Mayes,       |                    |
          |                |      |Rodriguez, Waldron, |                    |
          |                |      |Wood                |                    |
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          SUMMARY:  Proclaims the week of February 15, 2015, through  
          February 21, 2015, as California Court Reporting and Captioning  
          Week in California.  Specifically, this resolution,  makes the  
          following legislative findings: 


          1)Court reporters and captioners are responsible for keeping a  
            complete, accurate, secure, and unbiased record of courtroom  
            proceedings and other legal matters, including civil  
            depositions.



          2)Court reporters and captioners are responsible for the closed  









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            captioning seen scrolling across television screens, at  
            sporting stadiums, and in other community and educational  
            settings, bringing information to millions of deaf and  
            hard-of-hearing Americans every day.



          3)There are approximately 8,500 Californians working as court  
            reports and captioners translating spoken word into text and  
            preserving our history.
          FISCAL EFFECT:  None



































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          Analysis Prepared by:         Nicole Willis / RLS. / (916)  
          319-2800          FN: 0000036