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Inspection of Public Records   

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(a) Computer software developed by a state or local agencyis not itself a public record under this chapter. The agency maysell, lease, or license the software for commercial or noncommercial use.

(b) As used in this section, "computer software" includes computermapping systems, computer programs, and computer graphics systems.

(c) This section shall not be construed to create an impliedwarranty on the part of the State of California or any local agencyfor errors, omissions, or other defects in any computer software asprovided pursuant to this section.

(d) Nothing in this section is intended to affect the publicrecord status of information merely because it is stored in acomputer. Public records stored in a computer shall be disclosed asrequired by this chapter.

(e) Nothing in this section is intended to limit any copyrightprotections.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 447, Sec. 1.)