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* 1. What Council policy governs the Boards and Commissions?

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* 2. Which of the Following is a Charter Commission

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* 3. What is the difference between an Advisory Body and a Decision Making Body?

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* 4. What is the purpose of the Brown Act?

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* 5. To whom does the Brown Act apply?

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* 6. How does the Brown Act define a Meeting?

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* 7. Which of these are not a meeting? (Select all that apply)

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* 8. Which of these is an example of a Daisy Chain Serial Meeting?

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* 9. Which of these is an example of a Hub and Spoke meeting?

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* 10. How can a member use email to violate the Brown Act?

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* 11. The City Clerk’s office has an agenda item template that should be used. Any deviation from this template requires approval by your Commission’s designated Council Committee.

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* 12. Which of the following applies to public comment at a meeting? (Select all that apply)

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* 13. Which of the following is appropriate for the commission to respond to public comment? (Select all that apply)

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* 14. How does the City’s Sunshine (Open Government) Rules differ from the Brown Act?

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* 15. In what situations should the Commissioner recuse herself?

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* 16. What should the Commissioner do if he thinks he could have a conflict?

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* 17. Sources of potential financial interests include but are not limited to: (select all that apply)

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* 18. Real property interest of $2,000 or more include: (Select all that apply)

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* 19. Though City policy 1.2.2 has detailed extensive exceptions, when it comes to gifts as a general rule:

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* 20. If you think you have a disqualifying interest you should: (Select all that apply)

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* 21. The parliamentary procedures for commissions include:

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* 22. You are required to vote:

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* 23. Consolidated Board and Commission Policy 0-4 is very comprehensive; this council policy 0-4 consists of these topics: (Select all that apply)

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* 24. Based on council policy 0-4 the role of a chair is to preside at a meeting, what does this entail? (select all that apply)

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* 25. Based on council policy 0-4 the acceptable use of commission titles is:

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* 26. Council policy 0-4 also lists several don’ts including don’t: (Select all that apply)

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* 27. Standing Committees are made solely of less than a quorum of the commission, have a continuing subject matter jurisdiction or meeting scheduled fixed by the commission, are Brown Act bodies that require additional staff support, and are generally not allowed unless pre-approved by Council Committee

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* 28. Ad Hoc (Temporary) Committees are made solely of less than a quorum of the commission, have specific short term tasks or projects, and last less than 6 months.

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* 29. San Jose Municipal Code 2.08 states that an automatic resignation will happen if there are unexcused absences from any 3 consecutive regular meetings, or more than 20% of the total number of regular meetings in any calendar year. They can be reappointed by the council of the council finds that there was a good excuse for the absences and that it is in the City’s best interest.

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* 30. You must have a quorum to hold a meeting; a quorum is a majority of the total number of seats whether filled or vacant.

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* 31. Out of a 11-member commission 6 are present, a vote has been held with 4 voting for and 2 against; does it pass and if not why?

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* 32. Why must the agenda contain a brief description of every item to be discussed and the proposed action, and this must be clear enough for the public to understand what is going to be discussed

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* 33. Commissioners can comment on certain unagendized items as long as there is no discussion or action. The types of comments that are acceptable include: (select all that apply)

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* 34. The Consequences for a Brown Act Violation are:

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* 35. For those required to file, Form 700’s and Family Gift Reports are required within 30 days of assuming or leaving office, and annually on:

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* 36. Enter Your Name and Commission

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