Approved by California Governor Jerry Brown on October 11, 2015, Senate Bill 272 adds a section to the California Public Records Act requiring state and most local government agencies to create a catalog of Enterprise Systems by July 1, 2016, with annual updates.
Enterprise systems catalog
An enterprise system, as defined by Senate Bill 272, is a software application or computer system that collects, stores, exchanges, and analyzes information an agency uses that is both of the following:
A multi-departmental system or a system that contains information collected about the public
A system that serves as a 'system of record' or an original source of data within an agency