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In order to protect our Members’  health, and to slow the spread
of the COVID-19 virus, the April 2020 SRGC Council Meeting has been Cancelled. 
A new date has yet to be set.
 
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Announcements

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The 2019 SPEAKERS DIRECTORY in the form of a PDF file was emailed to all member societies on Oct. 27, 2019. If you did not receive that or would like it resent, please contact SRGC.
 
Unlike prior years, paper copies will not be provided. But receipients have permission get paper copies printed from the provided file.
 
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Legal Alerts and News

Disclosure: SRGC cannot provide legal advice or assistance. These alerts are intended to provide sufficient information for member societies to do their own research.
 
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AB 5: California's Employee versus Contractor Test (effective Jan. 1, 2020)
California has added new restrictions about classifying a paid person as a contractor. This is known as the ABC Test. A person must be considered to be an employee unless all the following conditions are true:
  1. The person is free from the control and direction of the hiring entity in connection with the performance of the work, both under the contract for the performance of the work and in fact.
  2. The person performs work that is outside the usual course of the hiring entity’s business.
  3. The person is customarily engaged in an independently established trade, occupation, or business of the same nature as that involved in the work performed.
 
AB 375: California's Data Privacy Requirements (effective Jan. 1, 2020)
Details personal data management procedure and the rights of consumers. According to the California Attorney General's draft 1 regulations, the definition those reference and the economic impact form, it apparently applies only to organizations with annual incomes of $25 million or higher.
 
GDPR: Europe's Data Privacy Law & Regulations (effective May 2018 and retroactive)
May be applicable if you do business in the European Union (sell merchandise or memberships to EU residents).
 
CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (a U.S. law)
Emailing a membership renewal or other solicitation (advertising) to former members whose membership expired more than one year ago could subject you to a fine of up to $42,530 per emailed message. It also establishes content requirements for any emailed solicitation to members or the public.

April 7
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
April Workshop - Roseville Genealogical Society
Workshop - CANCELLED due to COVID-19. Roseville Main Library is CLOSED, also.
April 11
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Sacramento Regional Genealogical Council Meeting-CANCELLED
In order to protect our Members’  health, and to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the SRGC Meeting has been Cancelled.
April 14
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
April General Meeting - Roseville Genealogical Society
Meeting - CANCELLED due to COVID-19. Roseville Main Library is CLOSED, also.  
May 2
SGGS' Spring Seminar featuring Teresa Steinkamp McMillin
  SEMINAR IS CANCELLED SGGS is canceling this seminar to safeguard the health of attendees. All those currently registered will receive a full refund.   ...
May 5
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
May Workshop - Roseville Genealogical Society
Workshop - Searching for Land Records and Maps and General Question & Answer Time