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The next Council meeting is
Saturday Jan. 11, 2020
 
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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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SRGC is in urgent need of a Secretary, that position currently being vacant. The Secretary is a member of the SRGC board of directors. Job responsibilities include recording and publishing meeting minutes, handling general correspondence and maintaining organization records (except for membership which is managed by the Vice President). If you are interested or have any questions, please contact SRGC.

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 restricions 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.

January 11
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Sacramento Regional Genealogical Council Meeting
Come to the SRG quartery meeting to hear the latest news from member societies, provide a report on the activities of your own society, socialize ...
March 28
Root Cellar's Spring Seminar featuring D. Joshua Taylor
Speaker: D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS Topics:    • Bridging the Gap: Finding Ancestors in the United States between 1780 and 1840    • Online Resources ...
April 11
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Sacramento Regional Genealogical Council Meeting
Come to the SRG quartery meeting to hear the latest news from member societies, provide a report on the activities of your own society, socialize ...
May 2
SGGS' Spring Seminar featuring Teresa Steinkamp McMillin
Nationally recognized speaker Teresa Steinkamp McMillin, C.G. will present several German genealogy topics. Additional details will be posted soon. More information
July 11
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Sacramento Regional Genealogical Council Meeting
Come to the SRG quartery meeting to hear the latest news from member societies, provide a report on the activities of your own society, socialize ...