Is the lab subject to the open records law in its state? No
Is the lab subject to federal FOIA? No
Name: California Anti-Cruelty Laws
Citation: Cal Penal Code §§ 2865,596 - 6005
Post-Research Adoption Law
Name: California Post-Research Adoption Law
Citation: Cal.Educ.Code § 66017.7
Open Records Law
Name: California Public Records Act
Citation: C.G.C. § 6250 et seq.
Anyone can file a request. Initial response time is ten days. There are no appeals. Universities can charge only “direct costs of duplication” and even that can be waived (and often is, in our experience). Most campuses in the University of California system are extremely slow. Irvine, Riverside, and Merced are the exceptions, but the other seven can easily take six months or more to send documents.
Name: entering Animal Enclosures
Citation: West's Ann. Cal. Penal Code § 602.13