Code of Civil Procedure Section 1094.6

Compiled October, 2023

Our review of the annotated history reveals the following legislative history (every “c.” below represents a separate legislative bill):

Added: 1976, c. 276
•  1983, c. 818:  substituted “a decision subject to review pursuant to Section 1094.5” for “adjudicatory administrative decision made, after hearing” and substituted “revoking, or denying an application for a permit, license or other entitlement,” for “revoking or denying an application for a permit or a license,” in subdivision (e); rewrote the definition of “party” in subdivision (f); and added “, unless the conflicting provision is a state or federal law which provides a shorter statute of limitations, in which case the shorter statute of limitations shall apply” at the end of the second sentence of subdivision (g).
•  1991, c. 1090:  in subdivision (b), in the second sentence, inserted “or for written decision or written findings supporting the decisions”, and substituted “announced” for “made”; inserted the third sentence relating to circumstances when a decision is not announced; inserted the fifth sentence relating to final decisions; and made nonsubstantive changes throughout.
•  1993, c. 926:  in the first sentence of subdivision (c), substituted “190 days” for “90 days”; and in subdivision (g), deleted “shall be applicable to a local agency only if the governing board thereof adopts an ordinance or resolution making this section applicable. If such ordinance or resolution is adopted, the provisions of this section”.
•  1995, c. 898:  inserted “imposing a civil or administrative penalty, fine, charge, or costs,” following “other entitlement,”; and made a nonsubstantive change.

Five bills affected this section.

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