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SB 31 (Pavley-D) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Specifies that revenues generated pursuant to AB 32 (Nunez-D and Pavley-D), Chapter 488, Statutes of 2006, are to be available for the purposes of carrying out the requirements of AB 32, including, but not limited to AB 32 administration, renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, investments in technologies to reduce greenhoutee)

SB 333 (Hancock-D) Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset Program Fund
Establishes a voluntary greenhouse gas emission offset program in the Natural Resources Agency. Funds given to the state on a voluntary basis are available for projects to offset the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

SB 385 (Wright-D) Vehicle emission: historic motor vehicles: preservation
Exempts vehicles from the smog check program provided the vehicle has a historic license plate, the registered owner of the vehicle owns two or more currently registered vehicles that are not registered as historic vehicles, the registered owner of the vehicle signs a statement under penalty of perjury that the vehicle will be used principally for the purpose of exhibition and historic vehicle club activities, and the vehicle has not been driven more than an average of 150 miles per month during the previous two-year cycle minus any mileage accrued from driving to and from events sponsored by charitable organizations, provided the mileage is documented by a receipt issued by the organization in accordance with Internal Revenue Service regulations.
(Died in Senate Transportation and Housing Committee)

SB 388 (Calderon-D) South Coast Air Quality Management District
Requires the Executive Officer of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) to transfer emission reduction credits from its internal emission credit accounts to eligible electrical generating facilities, and establishes eligibility criteria so that the powerplant must have a purchase agreement and be under the jurisdiction of SCAQMD and within the City of Industry.
(Died on Senate Rules Committee)
A similar bill was AB 1318 (V. Manuel Perez-D), Chapter 285, Statutes of 2009.

SB 435 (Pavley-D) Smog check program: motorcycles
Requires the Bureau of Automotive Repair, beginning 1/1/12, to incorporate specified motorcycles into the smog check program.
Chapter 407, Statutes of 2010

SB 462* (Strickland-R) Manufacturers of diesel exhaust filters
Authorizes a $10,000 credit for a manufacturer of "verified diesel emission control strategies" (VDECS), defined as emissions control strategies designed primarily for the reduction of diesel particulate emission, and are either approved or pending approval by the Air Resources Board (ARB). The taxpaying manufacturer must obtain a certification from ARB that it makes approved VDECS, and provides the certification to the Franchise Tax Board upon request. The credit may be carried over to subsequent taxable years.
(Died in Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee)

SB 464* (Strickland-R) Diesel particulate matter reduction
Enacts a tax credit equal to 5% of the amount paid or incurred to purchase qualified property used to meet the Air Resources Board (ARB) off-road diesel equipment regulations, not to exceed $10,000. The taxpayer must obtain and retain a letter from ARB certifying that the qualified property assists in meeting the regulations, and provide that letter to the Franchise Tax Board upon request. The tax credit may be carried over to subsequent years, but sunsets on 1/1/19.
(Died in Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee)

SB 507* (Cox-R) Gasoline: vapor recovery systems
Prohibits the Air Resources Board from requiring a gasoline dispensing facility that does not meet certain requirements from undergoing an Enhance Vapor Recovery Phase II upgrade until 4/1/10.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)
Similar bills are SCR 38 (Wright-D) which died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee; AB 96 (Ruskin-D), Chapter 69, Statutes of 2009; AB 453 (Garrick-R) which died in Assembly Appropriations Committee; AB 1188 (Ruskin-D), Chapter 649, Statutes of 2009; and AB 1384 (Miller-R) which died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee.

SB 554 (Hollingsworth-R) Residential wood-burning devices
Prohibits an air pollution control district and air quality management districts from adopting or implementing any rule or regulation restricting or prohibiting the installation or operation of any wood-burning fireplace, wood-burning heater, or wood-burning stove in any new or existing residential structure.
(In Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 721 (Steinberg-D) Energy: greenhouse gas emissions
Establishes in statute the Climate Action Team, with specified membership, and requires the Team to coordinate state policy with respect to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Requires the Team to develop specified reports and plans, and requires that certain research and development funds administered by the Department of Transportation be spent consistent with those plans.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

SB 778 (Pavley-D) South Coast Air Quality Management District
Authorizes the South Coast Air Quality Management District to sponsor, coordinate, and promote projects that will lead to the prevention, mitigation, or cure of the adverse effects of air pollution, including the adverse health effects of air pollution. Authorizes the District to determine what share, if any, of the intellectual property, or benefits resulting from intellectual property, developed from the use of district funds, including fund is charged as grants, will accrue to the District.
(Died on Assembly Third Reading)

SB 855* (Senate Budget And Fiscal Review Committee) Air pollution issues: budget trailer bill
Among other provisions, clarifies the intent of AB 1085 (Mendoza-D), Chapter 384, Statutes of 2009, which specified that the Air Resources Board (ARB) must make available to the public certain information associated with the rule-making process prior to the beginning of the comment period for any regulation proposed for adoption. Originally, the stated intent of AB 1085 was to require the provision of certain information such that interested parties could "easily and without undue effort reproduce and verify all aspects of" ARB staff analyses. The revised language would state the Legislature's intent that "the public is provided all of the information relied on" by ARB in the rule-making process. Requires the Governor to submit a zero-based fiscal year 2011-12 budget for all California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32 [Nunez-D], Chapter 488, Statutes of 2006) programs and expenditures.
Chapter 718, Statutes of 2010
A similar bill was AB 1615 (Assembly Budget Committee) which died on the Senate Third Reading File.

SB 960 (Dutton-R) Air Resources Board: regulations
Requires the Air Resources Board (ARB) to submit any major regulation to the Office of Administrative Law immediately upon completion of ARB's economic analysis. ARB must submit with the regulation all background information used in conducting the economic analysis and information on a specified form.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 1033 (Wright-D) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: allowances
Requires the Air Resources Board to distribute greenhouse gas emission allowances only to entities regulated under AB 32 (Nunez-D), Chapter 488, Statutes of 2006, and authorizes those regulated entities to sell or trade allowances only to another regulated entity.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

SB 1114 (Florez-D) Emission reduction credits: private and public moneys
Authorizes a district to create an emission reduction credit from a marine vessel or locomotive emission reduction project that is funded by both public and private moneys. An emission reduction credit created pursuant to this provision would be created only for the percentage of the emission reduction project that is paid for by private moneys. Provides that the state share of the credit would be 80%, and the State Treasurer would be required to sell this ownership share, and deposit the proceeds into the Emission Reduction Credit Sales Fund, which the bill creates.
(Died in Senate Transportation and Housing Committee)

SB 1120 (Dutton-R) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Prohibits the Air Resources Board from implementing a market-based compliance mechanism that includes caps on greenhouse gas emissions and trading among participants unless it is part of a legally enforceable regional or federal program.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 1156* (Cedillo-D) Air pollution: heavy-duty trucks: grants: compliance
Appropriates $20 million from the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Subaccount, in the High Polluter Removal and Repair Account, to the Air Resources Board to provide grants to owners of three or fewer heavy-duty diesel trucks that service the state's ports and railyards for the purchase of equipment that meets specified emission standards pursuant to drayage truck regulations.
(Died at Assembly Desk)

SB 1194 (Hollingsworth-R) Air districts: residential wood-burning devices
Prohibits an air pollution control district or air quality management district from adopting or implementing a rule or regulation prohibiting installation of a wood burning fireplace, heater, or stove in a new or existing residential structure.
(Failed passage in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 1224 (Wright-D) Air discharges
Authorizes an air district to adopt a rule or regulation that ensures district staff and resources are not used to investigate complaints alleging a nuisance odor violation that are determined to be repeated and unsubstantiated.
Chapter 411, Statutes of 2010

SB 1238 (Calderon-D) Diesel vehicles and engines
Requires the Air Resources Board to consult with businesses affected by specified diesel emissions.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 1241 (Wolk-D) Greenhouse gas emissions reduction: agriculture
Establishes the California Agricultural Climate Benefits Advisory Committee within the Department of Food and Agriculture. The Advisory Committee is required to advise the Air Resources Board on ways to support agricultural activities that reduce climate change impacts. The Advisory Committee is required to recommend strategies to implement several specified activities relating to agriculture and climate change.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

SB 1263 (Wyland-R) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Makes the provisions of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, and any regulation adopted pursuant to the Act, inoperative.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 1305 (Pavley-D) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Provides that revenues generated from fees to fund expenditures beyond the administrative costs of implementing the California Global Warming Solutions Act, revenues generated as a result of the implementation of market-based compliance mechanisms, or revenues generated from compliance mechanisms shall be appropriated by the Legislature in furtherance of the act for purposes determined by the Legislature.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 1328 (Lowenthal-D) Greenhouse gas emissions: motor vehicle cabin temperature
Requires the Air Resources Board to consider specified matters if adopting or amending regulations to reduce motor vehicle cabin temperature in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Chapter 648, Statutes of 2010

SB 1351 (Wright-D) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Requires the Air Resources Board to make available to the public certain materials related to an adopted AB 32 (Nunez-D), Chapter 488, Statutes of 2006 regulation.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 1433 (Leno-D) Air pollution penalties: inflation adjustments
Requires the Air Resources Board (ARB) to adjust for inflation the maximum values for specific stationary source fines and that are enforced by ARB and by local air districts beginning 3/1/11.
Vetoed

SB 1477* (Senate Environmental Quality Committee) California Pollution Control Financing Authority
Makes various technical and clarifying changes to the financial and administrative provisions of the governing statues for the California Pollution Control Financing Authority, including changes to the definitions of "project," and "pollution control facility."
Chapter 414, Statutes of 2010

SCR 38 (Wright-D) Gasoline: vapor recovery systems
Requests a delay in enforcement of the Air Resources Board's Enhanced Vapor Recovery Phase II requirements until October 2010.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)
Related bills are SB 507 (Cox-R) which died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee; AB 96 (Ruskin-D), Chapter 69, Statutes of 2009; AB 453 (Garrick-R) which died in Assembly Appropriations Committee; AB 1188 (Ruskin-D), Chapter 649, Statutes of 2009; and AB 1384 (Miller-R) which died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee.

SJR 17 (Leno-D) Climate change: ocean acidification: Arctic
Reaffirms the Legislature's commitment to reducing greenhouse gases in California to 1990 levels by 2020, and urges the United States Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse gases and the federal government to persevere in its commitment to leading the world in efforts to address global climate change and ocean acidification, and reduce the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million.
Resolution Chapter 7, Statutes of 210

AB 19 (Ruskin-D) Greenhouse gas emissions: consumer product labeling
Directs the Air Resources Board to develop a program for the voluntary labeling of consumer goods with information on the emissions of greenhouse gasses associated with the product.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

AB 28 (Jeffries-R) Natural gas engines: water movement
Prohibits air pollution control districts and air quality management districts from imposing specified emissions, testing, and reporting requirements for natural gas engines.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 118 (Logue-R) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Suspends the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 until the state's unemployment rate is 5.5% or lower for four consecutive calendar quarters.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)
Similar to Proposition 23 on the 2010 General Election which the voters rejected.

AB 376 (Nava-D) Voluntary greenhouse gas emission offsets
Places disclosure requirements on a person who sells voluntary greenhouse gas emission offsets.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 397 (Jeffries-R) South Coast Air Quality Management District
Requires the members of the South Coast Air Quality Management District's governing board to be elected by divisions commencing with the 2012 General Election.
(Died in Assembly Local Government Committee)

AB 414 (Galgiani-D) Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program
Requires the Air Resources Board to develop and implement a trade-down program that provides assistance to owners of high-use, newer model, heavy-duty fleet vehicles to convert those vehicles for lower use, commercial operations in a manner that reduces emissions of oxides of nitrogen and particulate matter.
(Died in Assembly Transportation Committee)

AB 478 (Chesbro-D) Greenhouse gas emissions: recycling and waste management
Requires the California Integrated Waste Management Board, in consultation with the Air Resources Board and the State Water Resources Control Board, to adopt rules and regulations relating to recycling and solid waste management to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and subjects violators of these rules and regulations to civil and criminal penalties.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

AB 580 (Galgiani-D) Air Quality Improvement Program: rebates
Requires rebates to be made available from existing program funds for the purchase of eligible medium- or heavy-duty commercial vehicles from a California manufacturer in an amount 40% greater than the rebates made available for the purchase of eligible medium- or heavy-duty commercial vehicles not from a California manufacturer.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

AB 782 (Jeffries-R) Regional transportation plans
Prohibits judicial review of specified Air Resources Board and local government decisions related to greenhouse gas emissions and land use. Expands specified California Environmental Quality Act exemptions which are currently available only to a residential project to any project.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 787 (Hill-D) Smog check: vehicle repair assistance and retirement program
Revises the income eligibility level for vehicle owners requesting assistance from the Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Automotive Repair and the amount a person can receive to retire their vehicle.
Chapter 231, Statutes of 2010

AB 835 (Monning-D) Volatile organic compound emissions: pesticides
Makes legislative findings and declarations regarding fumigants and pesticides, their impacts, costs and damages, Department of Pesticide Regulation failure, and the independence of Air Resources Board (ARB). Establishes a public hearing process for ARB dealing with emission data, changes the pesticide disclosure requirements and emission inventory baseline, and requires removal of reclassified products from the baseline.
(Died in Assembly Agriculture Committee)

AB 859 (Jones-D) Smog check: annual inspection: repair assistance program
Requires vehicles 15 years and older to undergo annual smog check inspections, and changes the amounts of financial assistant available for vehicle repair and the eligibility for that assistance.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 956 (Skinner-D) State Air Resources Board: pavement coatings
Requires the Department of Transportation (Caltrans), no later than 1/1/11, to establish standards for the solar reflectance of paved surfaces consistent with the specified criteria. Provides that, on and after 1/1/12, Caltrans, other state or local agency, and every other person, when paving or repaving any surface, shall comply with the requirements established by Caltrans, and provides that, if a building permit from a local agency is required for the paving of any surface that is subject to this requirement, that permit shall not be issued unless the paving will be constructed in compliance with this requirement.
(Died in Assembly Transportation Committee)

AB 1033 (Nielsen-R) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Requires a state or local agency, before adopting or amending a regulation after 1/1/10, to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of any regulations adopted by the state or local agency on or before 1/1/10, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and obtain an independent third-party economic impact analysis of any proposed regulation that the state or local agency determines will impose aggregate costs of $1 million or more on greenhouse gas emission sources subject to the proposed regulation, irrespective of the economic or noneconomic benefits of the regulation.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 1212 (Ruskin-D) Air resources: clean vehicle incentive program
Authorizes the Air Resources Board to adopt and implement a clean vehicle incentive, or feebate, program consisting of one-time rebates and one-time surcharges on the sale of new passenger motor vehicles.
(Died in Assembly Transportation Committee)

AB 1292 (Bonnie Lowenthal-D) Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program
Requires that priority for funds under the Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Bond Act of 2006 be given to projects that secure other supplemental funding in an amount that is above a percentage requirement required by existing law, as provided.
(Died in Assembly Transportation Committee)

AB 1305 (V. Manuel Perez-D) Air pollution: imported electricity: mitigation fee
Imposes an import fee of $0.001 per kilowatt hour on electricity from new power plants in Mexico to fund air pollution control in adjacent California air districts.
(Died in Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee)

AB 1405 (De Leon-D) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Directs a minimum of 10% of revenues generated pursuant to AB 32 (Nunez-D), Chapter 488, Statutes of 2006, to a Community Benefits Fund to be awarded by the Secretary of the Environmental Protection Agency to benefit disadvantaged communities.
Vetoed

AB 1416 (Galgiani-D) Emission control regulations: groundwater drilling
Prohibits the Air Resources Board from imposing specified emission control requirements on portable engines, off-road vehicles, or on-road vehicles used by a person holding a C-57 or C-61 (D-21 subcategory) license issued by the Contractors State License Board for water well drilling, reconstruction, or maintenance, or water pump installation, repair, or maintenance, until five years after the emergency declared by the Governor on 2/27/09, relating to a statewide water drought, has been proclaimed terminated.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

AB 1452 (Skinner-D) Air Resources Board: cement
Requires the Air Resources Board, on or before 1/1/11, to develop and adopt limitations on greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the production of cement sold in the state, regardless of the cement's origin and including greenhouse gas emission resulting from transportation.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 1507 (Block-D) Motor vehicle greenhouse gas emission reduction projects
Requires the Air Resources Board to revise project guidelines for the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program by 7/1/11, for a project that reduces greenhouse gas emissions, to allow certain federal and state funds to be used on a project without being factored into cost-effectiveness calculations.
Chapter 571, Statutes of 2010

AB 1527 (Lieu-D) Motor vehicle emission reduction projects
Requires the Air Resources Board to revise project guidelines for specified emission reduction programs by 1/1/11 to allow certain federal and state funds to be used on a project without being factored into criteria emission reduction cost-effectiveness calculations.
Vetoed

AB 1672 (Jeffries-R) Air Resources Board: election of board members
Requires members of the Air Resources Board to be elected by district.
(Failed passage in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 1686 (Jeffries-R) South coast district: diesel generators
Prohibits the South Coast Air Quality Management District from imposing requirements, or engaging in actions, that would prevent the operation, use, or maintenance of diesel-powered generators that would provide either primary or back-up electricity to specified facilities.
(Died in Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee)

AB 1772 (Mendoza-D) Vehicles: group axle weight exemption
Allows trucks equipped with idle reduction technology to exceed the group axle weight limit by up to 400 pounds or the actual weight of the idle reduction technology, whichever is less.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

AB 1833 (Logue-R) Air resources: regulations: economic impact analysis
Requires the California Environmental Protection Agency, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health and the Air Resources Board to complete an economic impact analysis prior to adopting, amending, or repealing an administrative regulation.
(Died in Assembly Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee)

AB 1846 (V. Manuel Perez-D) Gas emissions: climate change
Amends the California Environmental Quality Act to expand the authorized use of a "focused" environmental impact report (EIR) for installation of mandated pollution control equipment also to include a pollution control project that reduce greenhouse gas emissions to comply with the California Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32 [Nunez-D], Chapter 488, Statutes of 2006). Additionally authorizes the use of a focused EIR for projects consisting solely of greenhouse gas pollution control equipment or component installation pursuant to AB 32.
Chapter 195, Statutes of 2010

AB 1863 (Gaines-R) Diesel generators: health facilities
Extends, until 1/1/16, provisions of law related to resting diesel back-up generators in hospitals, and extends provisions according to national testing standards.
Chapter 164, Statutes of 2010

AB 2037 (V. Manuel Perez-D) Air pollution: electricity
Prohibits a load-serving entity or local publicly-owned electric utility from entering into, and the Public Utilities Commission from approving, a long-term financial commitment for a new electrical generating facility constructed in California or in a shared pollution area if that facility does not meet Best Available Control Technology standards and air pollution emission requirements.
Chapter 422, Statutes of 2010

AB 2289 (Eng-D) Smog check program: testing: penalties
Establishes new industry operating standards and technology upgrades to the current biennial inspections of vehicle emission control equipment and systems program.
Chapter 258, Statutes of 2010

AB 2299 (Blakeslee-R) Air Resources Board: rules and regulations
Requires the Air Resources Board to submit an impacts analysis for "major proposed regulation" to external peer review.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 2311 (Mendoza-D) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Requires the executive officer of the Air Resources Board to conduct three reviews of the low-carbon fuel standard regulation.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 2313 (Buchanan-D) Greenhouse gas: emissions: significant effects
Authorizes a lead agency, in adopting a regional transportation plan for a region in which a residential or mixed-use residential project is located, to use a threshold of significance for greenhouse gas emissions adopted for the residential or mixed-use residential project by the air pollution control district or air quality management district within which the project is located to determine whether the project may have a significant effect on the environment due to the emission of greenhouse gases.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

AB 2328 (Niello-R) Air Resources Board: membership: small business owner
Requires that at least one member of the Air Resources Board be a current or past owner of a small business.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

AB 2329 (Ruskin-D) Environmental protection: greenhouse gas emissions
Requires the Natural Resources Agency to develop a climate change adaptation strategy by 2012 and update it every three years. Establishes, in statute, the Climate Action Team and directs it to coordinate state policy to achieve the state's greenhouse gas emission reduction targets.
(Died on Senate Third Reading)

AB 2469 (Bill Berryhill-R) Air Resources Board: dispute resolutions
Establishes a "dispute resolution process" for a person who violates any Air Resources Board rule or regulation.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 2534 (Fuentes-D) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Authorizes the Air Resources Board to establish a fund, to deposit a portion of revenues from the distribution of "allowances," as defined, received pursuant to market-based compliance mechanisms, for expenditure on communities experiencing increased exposure to air pollutants to the extent that the state board establishes that the increased exposure to air pollutants is caused by the implementation of the market-based compliance mechanism regulation.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 2691 (Hall-D) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Preempts state and local entities from imposing greenhouse gas emissions fees on specified major sources of greenhouse gas emissions subject to regulation under AB 32 (Nunez-D), Chapter 488, Statutes of 2006.
(Failed passage in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

ACR 14 (Niello-R) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Calls upon the Air Resources Board, prior to any regulatory action being taken consistent with the scoping plan for the implementation of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, to perform an economic analysis that will give the State a more complete and accurate picture of the costs and benefits of the Act's implementation. Calls upon the Governor to use his authority under the Act to adjust deadlines for adoption of regulations.
(Failed passage in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

ACR 143 (Hagman-R) Pollution: Environmental Protection Agency
Resolves that the California Legislature supports federal Senate Joint Resolution 26 to prevent the United States Environmental Protection Agency from acting independently to regulate carbon dioxide as a pollutant.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AJR 24 (Bonnie Lowenthal-D) Air pollution: marine pollution
Requests that the International Maritime Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations, adopt the proposed North American Emission Control Area, as proposed by the United States, Canada, and France at the 60th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee, scheduled for March 2010.
(Died in Assembly Environmental, Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AJR 26 (Chesbro-D) Climate change
Requests the Congress of the United States to establish a comprehensive framework, including dedicated funding, for adapting our nation's wildlife, habitats, coasts, watersheds, rivers, and other natural resources and ecosystems to the impacts of climate change.
Resolution Chapter 114, Statutes of 2010

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SB 4 (Oropeza-D) Public resources: state beaches and parks: smoking ban
Makes it an infraction for an individual to smoke on a state beach or a state park, as specified.
Vetoed

SB 42 (Corbett-D) Coastal resources: once-through cooling
Requires that the location, design, construction, and capacity of cooling water intake structures reflect the best technology available for minimizing adverse environmental impact.
(Died in Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee)

SB 139 (Kehoe-D) Tidelands and submerged lands: ports
Provides that the master plan for the San Diego Unified Port District's jurisdiction shall not be subject to municipal, county, or district initiatives or referendums, but shall be subject to the California Coastal Act of 1976.
(Died in Senate Local Government Committee)

SB 539 (Wiggins-D) Salmon and steelhead trout
Expands the eligible uses of the Ocean Protection Trust Fund to include grants and loans to public agencies or private entities that assist in the restoration of the native population of salmon and steelhead trout and the restoration of the state's salmon fishery.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

SCR 56 (Oropeza-D) Coastal development and Marina del Rey
Requests the County of Los Angeles to undertake a comprehensive update of the Marina del Rey local coastal program prior to any further approvals of coastal development permits or amendments to the local coastal program for Marina del Rey, in order to ensure that any redevelopment proposals reflect the statewide goals and objectives of the California Coastal Act of 1975 and the California Environmental Quality Act.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

AB 234 (Huffman-D) Offshore oil drilling
Requires the State Lands Commission to report to the Legislature on regulatory action and statutory recommendations to ensure maximum safety and prevention of harm during offshore drilling.
Vetoed

AB 1253* (Harkey-R) Coastal resources: California Coastal Act: fireworks
Provides that "development," as described in the California Coastal Act of 1976, does not include a fireworks display conducted by a public entity.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources Committee)

AB 1552 (Assembly Utilities And Commerce Committee) Coastal powerplants
Provides that for a municipally-owned coastal powerplant that is not "new," as defined, the best available technology for a municipally owned powerplant shall be evaluated on a facility-wide basis using design flow. Provides that considerations regarding the feasibility of installing the best available technology shall rely on a specified definition of "feasibility." Requires the State Water Resources Control Board's statewide water quality control policy on the use of coastal and estuarine waters for powerplant cooling to allow municipally owned coastal powerplants to comply with certain requirements.
(Died in Senate Rules Committee)

AB 2125 (Ruskin-D) Coastal resources: marine spatial planning
Requires the Ocean Protection Council to support the state's use and sharing of scientific and geospatial information for coastal and ocean-relevant decision-making. Requires the Council to consider marine spatial planning as a tool for achieving comprehensive management of the state's ocean and resources.
Chapter 544, Statutes of 2010

AB 2138 (Chesbro-D) Product management: single-use recyclable packaging
Prohibits a food provider from distributing disposable food packaging (including take-out bags) unless the packaging is compostable or recyclable.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 2179 (Monning-D) Tidelands and submerged lands: Santa Cruz: Long Beach
Grants to the cities of Santa Cruz and Long Beach all rights, title, and interest of the state in certain public trust lands.
Chapter 377, Statutes of 2010

AB 2503 (John Perez-D) Ocean resources: marine resources and preservation
Enacts the California Marine Resources Legacy Act, authorizing partial removal of a decommissioned offshore oil platform as an alternative to full removal if the Ocean Protection Council determines there would be a net benefit to the marine environment and other requirements are met, and creates the California Endowment for Marine Preservation.
Chapter 687, Statutes of 2010

AB 2598 (Brownley-D) Tidelands and submerged lands: sea level action plan
Requires local government agencies that have been granted public trust lands to develop a sea level action plan.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

AB 2601 (Jeffries-R) Tranquillon Ridge offshore oil project
Annually appropriates $45.6 million of revenue received by the state from the proposed Tranquillon Ridge offshore oil and gas project for firefighting purposes.
(Failed passage in Senate Natural Resources Committee)

AB 2615 (Chesbro-D) Ocean resources: fishing
Encourages the Ocean Protection Council to give priority for assistance from the Council to specified fishing related priorities, and makes legislative findings regarding local sustainable fisheries.
(Died in Senate Rules Committee)

AJR 3 (Nava-D) Offshore oil drilling
Memorializes the Legislature's support of legislation currently pending in the Congress of the United States that would protect the Pacific Coast from new offshore oil drilling. Also memorializes the Legislature's opposition to the proposed expansion of oil and gas drilling off the Pacific Coast and any federal energy policies and legislation that would weaken California's role in energy siting decisions due to those policies.
(Died on Senate Inactive File)

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Environmental Quality

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SB 233* (Aanestad-R) Vacuum or suction dredge equipment: permits: refund
Requires the Department of Fish and Game, upon request, to refund the amount of the permit fee paid in 2009 by a person issued a vacuum or suction dredge equipment permit if that activity is subsequently ceased by a resolution based on an environmental impact report.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

SB 371* (Cogdill-R) Safe, Clean, Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2009
Enacts the Safe, Clean, Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2009 which, if approved by the voters, would authorize, for the purposes of financing specified water supply reliability and water source protection programs, the issuance of bonds in the amount of $9,980,000,000 pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law. Provides for the submission of the bond act to the voters at the next statewide election.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)
Similar bills were SB 456 (Wolk-D) and SB 735 (Steinberg-D) which died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee, AB 752 (Caballero-D) which died in Senate Natural Resources Committee, and AB 1187 (Huffman-D) which died in Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee.

SB 413 (Ducheny-D) Waste discharge requirements: fees
Clarifies that recoverable costs from a waste discharge under the Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act include costs incurred by the State Water Resources Control Board and the California regional water quality control boards in the preparation of water quality control plans.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

SB 456* (Wolk-D) Safe, Clean, Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010
Enacts the Safe, Clean, Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010 which, if approved by the voters, would authorize, for the purposes of financing specified water supply reliability and water source protection programs, the issuance of bonds in the amount of $9,805,000,000 pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law. Provides for submission of the bond act to the voters at an unspecified statewide general election.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)
Similar bills were SB 371 (Cogdill-R) and SB 735 (Steinberg-D) which are died Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee, AB 752 (Caballero-D) which died in Senate Natural Resources Committee, and AB 1187 (Huffman-D) which died in Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee.

SB 476 (Correa-D) Environment: CA Environmental Quality Act: noncompliance
Clarifies provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act that prescribe when and how a person may bring an action or a proceeding against a project before a public entity.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

SB 735* (Steinberg-D) Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010
Enacts the Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010, which, if approved by the voters, authorizes the issuance of bonds in the amount of $9.785 billion pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law to finance a water supply reliability and water source protection program.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)
Similar bills were SB 371 (Cogdill-R) and SB 456 (Wolk-D) which died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee, AB 752 (Caballero-D) which died in Senate Natural Resources Committee, and AB 1187 (Huffman-D) which died in Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee.

SB 759 (Leno-D) Aerial spraying of pesticides
Prohibits the use of pesticides for aerial spraying in emergency circumstances, unless the manufacturer had previously disclosed the pesticide ingredients to the state. Requires the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment to disclose ingredient information to local governments and specified health care providers in effected areas.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

SB 855* (Senate Budget And Fiscal Review Committee) Resources 2010 Budget Trailer Bill
Enacts various changes in the environmental program in the Resources 2010 Budget Trailer Bill.
Chapter 718, Statutes of 2010
A similar bill was AB 1615 (Assembly Budget Committee) which died on the Senate Floor.

SB 976* (Hollingsworth-R) California Environmental Quality Act: exemption
Exempts the expansion of an existing overpass, onramp, or offramp from CEQA if it is built within an easement or right-of-way controlled by a state or local transportation agency, a city, or a county.
(Failed passage in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 1010* (Correa-D) Environment: California Environmental Quality Act
Enacts the California Environmental Quality Act Litigation Protection Pilot Program of 2010.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 1107 (Kehoe-D) Water quality: interceptor and trap grease
Requires the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), on or before 1/1/12, to develop, adopt, and implement regulations that include specified requirements, for a manifest system to track the transportation of interceptor and trap grease. Requires the SWRCB to impose a fee sufficient to cover the costs of implementing the act, and requires the SWRCB to deposit all revenues from the fee in the Interceptor and Trap Grease Manifest Fund, which the bill establishes. Authorizes the SWRCB to expend monies in the fund to implement the act, subject to appropriation for that purpose.
(Died in Assembly Agriculture Committee)

SB 1169 (Lowenthal-D) Water: quality control
Clarifies that the State Water Resources Control Board, on its own motion, may review regional water quality control board basin planning actions and updates cross-references, deletes obsolete provisions, and makes technical changes.
Chapter 288, Statutes of 2010

SB 1207 (Kehoe-D) Environmental quality: land use
Requires the Office of Planning and Research to update its general plan advice document relating to fire hazards and its California Environmental Quality Act guidelines to address wildfire risks. Requires, beginning in 2015, some cities and counties to update the safety element of their general plans to address risks of wildfire.
Vetoed

SB 1284 (Ducheny-D) Water quality: mandatory minimum civil penalties
Exempts certain Water Code violations of waste discharge reporting requirements from existing mandatory minimum penalties. Extends the time limit under which dischargers must come into compliance with a permit requirement from five years to 10 years.
Chapter 645, Statutes of 2010

SB 1293* (Hollingsworth-R) Environment: guidelines: vegetation management projects
Requires the Governors Office of Planning and Research, on or after 1/1/11, at the time of the next update of the guidelines for implementing the California Environmental Quality Act, in cooperation with the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, to prepare, develop, and transmit to the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency recommended proposed changes or amendments to the initial study for the inclusion of questions related to vegetation management projects to reduce fire hazards that are located in state responsibility areas and high fire hazard severity zones. Requires the Secretary to certify and adopt these recommended proposed changes or amendments.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

SB 1445 (DeSaulnier-D) Land use and planning: environmental quality
Allows a fee increase of up to $4 annually on vehicle registration to fund regional planning activities by councils of governments, metropolitan planning organizations and other specified local planning entities subject to approval by voters, and adds additional members to the Planning Advisory and Assistance Council.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

SB 1456* (Simitian-D) Environmental quality: cumulative effects and mediation
Clarifies the circumstances under which cumulative effects are not required to be examined under the California Environmental Quality Act and makes several revisions to mediation and judicial review procedures.
Chapter 496, Statutes of 2010

SB 1477* (Senate Environmental Quality Committee) California Pollution Control Financing Authority
Makes various technical and clarifying changes to the financial and administrative provisions of the governing statutes for the California Pollution Control Financing Authority, including changes to the definitions of "project", and "pollution control facility".
Chapter 414, Statutes of 2010

AB 231* (Huber-D) CA Environmental Quality Act: overriding consideration
Authorizes a lead agency, under California Environmental Quality Act, until 1/1/16, to incorporate by reference on a finding of overriding consideration made in a prior environmental impact report for a later project if certain conditions are met, including if the lead agency determines that the later project's significant impacts on the environment are not greater than or different from those identified in the prior environmental impact report from which the project is tiered. Contingent on the passage of SB 1456 (Simitian-D), Chapter 496, Statutes of 2010.
Chapter 432, Statutes of 2010

AB 234 (Huffman-D) Oil spill prevention and response
Requires the Office of Spill Prevention and Response administrator to adopt regulations that would require booms to be deployed before all oil transfer operations unless this pre-booming is determined not to be safe and effective.
Vetoed

AB 268 (Gaines-R) Onsite sewage treatment systems
Repeals current requirements for the State Water Resources Control Board to adopt regulation and standards for the safe operation of on-site waste treatment systems.
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 499 (Hill-D) California Environmental Quality Act: determination: dispute
Revises California Environmental Quality Act judicial review procedures to clarify that only the recipients of a project approval identified by the lead agency are the real parties in interest that must be named by the plaintiff in an appeal of the lead agency's decision.
Vetoed

AB 696 (Hagman-R) California Environmental Quality Act: arbitration
Permits an applicant and a lead agency to agree to resolve disputes arising from an environmental impact report through private arbitration, in lieu of seeking judicial review.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 913 (Logue-R) Mandatory minimum civil penalties
Prohibits the state board or a regional board from imposing a mandatory minimum penalty for a violation for which an action to impose liability is not requested or imposed by the State Water Resources Control Board or a regional board within 12 months of either of the water boards receiving notice of the violation.
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 916 (Logue-R) Onsite sewage treatment systems: recommended standards
Requires the State Water Resources Control Board, in consultation with other specified persons and entities, to adopt recommended standards for the permitting and operation of specified onsite sewage treatment systems.
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 1107 (Blakeslee-R) CA Environmental Protection Agency: rules: economic analysis
Requires an economic cost-benefit analysis of regulations proposed by the departments, boards and offices of the California Environmental Protection Agency.
(Failed passage in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 1187 (Huffman-D) Safe, Clean, Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010
Enacts the Safe, Clean, Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010 which, if approved by the voters, would authorize, for the purposes of financing specified water supply reliability and water source protection programs, the issuance of bonds in the amount of $10,035,000,000 pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law. Requires that a fee be established and imposed on the users of water for the purposes of the act, upon appropriation by the Legislature.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)
Similar bills were SB 371 (Cogdill-R), SB 456 (Wolk-D), and SB 735 (Steinberg-D), and AB 752 (Caballero-D) all of which died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee.

AB 1581 (Torres-D) CA Environmental Quality Act: retail facilities: review
Exempts, until 1/1/14, the alteration of a vacant retail structure from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) if the structure existed prior to 1/1/08, is not more than 120,000 square feet in area, and meets certain requirements. Requires a lead agency to provide a scoping meeting notice to other entities not required receiving the notice pursuant to CEQA but that have failed a written request for the notice.
(Died on Senate Inactive File)

AB 1704 (Jeffries-R) California Environmental Quality Act: exemption
Exempts from review under the California Environmental Quality Act installation of a new recycled water pipeline and replacement of an existing water pipeline of less than eight miles in length within a paved public street, highway, or right-of-way. Provides that the bill does not limit an obligation to conduct a study for a pipeline project, including a traffic study, pursuant to other law.
(Failed passage in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 1728 (Gilmore-R) Automatic composite sampler: mandatory minimum penalties
Provides a publicly owned treatment works with the option of using an automatic composite sampler, in lieu of grab samples, to collect representative samples for monitoring constituents that are subject to the mandatory minimum penalties.
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 1805* (Charles Calderon-D) California Environmental Quality Act
Prohibits judicial review under the California Environmental Quality Act for 125 projects selected by the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 1833 (Logue-R) CalEPA: regulations: economic impact analysis
Requires the California Environmental Protection Agency, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health and the State Air Resources Board to complete an economic impact analysis prior to adopting, amending, or repealing an administrative regulation.
(Died in Assembly Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee)

AB 1978 (Harkey-R) CA regional water quality control boards
Revises the ex parte communication requirements for the California Regional Water Quality Control Boards.
(Failed passage in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 2165* (Knight-R) CEQA: health care center
Establishes a new California Environmental Quality Act exemption for construction of the proposed High Desert Health System Multi-Service Ambulatory Care Center in Lancaster, California.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 2202 (V. Manuel Perez-D) New River: cleanup
Requires that any funds from the proposed new water bond allocated for the cleanup of the New River Improvement Project only be spent consistent with a strategic plan developed by the California-Mexico Border Relations Council. Requires the Secretary for Environmental Protection to oversee the expenditure of those bond funds.
Vetoed

AB 2379 (Feuer-D) Environmental protection: hazardous waste source reduction
Expands the number of priority categories of hazardous waste generators that the Department of Toxic Substances Control must select for participation in the departments cooperative source reduction technical assistance and outreach program.
Chapter 386, Statutes of 2010

AB 2565 (Ammiano-D) CEQA: lead agency: documents
Authorizes a public agency to charge and collect a reasonable fee from members of the public for a copy of an "environmental document," as defined, that does not exceed the cost of reproducing the environmental document. Authorizes the public agency to provide the environmental document in an electronic format.
Chapter 210, Statutes of 2010

AB 2669 (V. Manuel Perez-D) Public water systems
Adds environmental documentation to the costs of a single project that the Department of Public Health is required to determine by an assessment of affordability under the California Safe Drinking Water Act. Specifies language requirements for public water system notices.
(Died on Senate Third Reading File)

AB 7X8* (Assembly Budget Committee) Environmental pollution: program funding
Enables California to access an estimated $145 million in federal funds by authorizing the State Water Resources Control Board to issue grants, forgive loan principal and provide other types of assistance from specified federal State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund funds, in conformance with federal law.
Chapter 5, Statutes of 2009-10, Eighth Extraordinary Session

AJR 26 (Chesbro-D) Climate change
Requests the Congress of the United States to establish a comprehensive framework, including dedicated funding, for adapting our nation's wildlife, habitats, coasts, watersheds, rivers, and other natural resources and ecosystems to the impacts of climate change.
Resolution Chapter 114, Statutes of 2010

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Forestry

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SB 144 (Pavley-D) Forest resources: management
Requires the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to take several actions to further state greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. Requires CAL FIRE to develop incentives for the conservation of private forest lands, to establish baseline information about forest lands in the state, and to develop regulations for mitigating the impacts of converting forest lands to other uses. States the intent of the Legislature to create an alternative method for regulating timber harvesting on private lands. Requires the Director of CAL FIRE to collaborate with the Air Resources Board (ARB) for the development and maintenance of trendline data, at multiple geographic scales, on forest land carbon stocks for the purpose of demonstrating consistency with the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. Requires the Director, in collaboration with ARB, to identify best available data sources and outstanding data needs necessary to generate information that will inform the development and maintenance of trendline data on forest land carbon stocks at multiple geographic scales. Specifies in the assessment report of California's forest resources that, subject to funding being made available from the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, fees or other sources, maintenance or improvement of carbon sequestration attributable to the state's forested lands, wood products in use and in landfills, and energy substitution for fossil fuels.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

SB 457 (Wolk-D) Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Requires the Delta Protection Commission to review all general plans of cities and counties within the Delta, and the resource management plan, to be consistent with any new Delta management plan that may be created or adopted by the Commission. Authorizes the Commission to cover the cost of the review by imposing a per acre-foot fee on any water diversion with in the Delta Watershed, and a fee on any water conveyed through or around the Delta.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

SB 855* (Senate Budget And Fiscal Review Committee) Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection: budget trailer bill
Among other provisions, requires the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) to report on Emergency Fund (E-Fund) expenditures and Schedule A contracts, and clarifies existing requirements for reporting on fire prevention activities and specifies that the Governor is to submit a zero-based budget for CAL FIRE expenditures previously supported from the E-Fund in fiscal year 2009-10 (but subsequently included in the base budget for 2010-11) in this Resources 2010 Budget Trailer Bill.
Chapter 718, Statutes of 2010
A similar bill was AB 1615 (Assembly Budget Committee) which died on the Senate Floor.

SB 1280 (Negrete McLeod-D) Forestry/fire protection: state facilities
Requires a fire station of the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to be the primary responder for an emergency call requesting emergency assistance that is made from a facility that is operated by the state if certain conditions are met, including if the fire station is immediately aware of the call, the call requests emergency assistance of a type for which the fire station is equipped to respond, the fire station is open, staffed, and available for response, and the fire station is within a specified vicinity of the facility.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

SCR 75 (Hollingsworth-R) Wildfires: United States Forest Service
Declares that there is an ongoing emergency due to the threat of wildfire, calls on the federal government to take immediate measures to prevent imminent catastrophic wildfires, and requests Governor Schwarzenegger to advocate at the federal level for the United States Forest Service to undertake prevention and maintenance work in the state's federal forest lands.
Resolution Chapter 56, Statutes of 2010

AB 126 (Jeffries-R) CalFIRE: employment: criminal background checks
Requires the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFIRE) to conduct a state and federal level criminal offender record information search through the Department of Justice (DOJ) prior to hiring an applicant for a position with CalFIRE or the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, with exceptions. Requires DOJ to provide the information electronically, and requires CalFIRE to request DOJ to provide subsequent arrest notification services. Requires CalFIRE to make and enforce those regulations necessary and proper for the implementation and maintenance of the requirements of these provisions.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)
A similar bill was AB 1669 (Jeffries-R) which failed passage in Assembly Natural Resources Committee.

AB 149 (Jeffries-R) Board of Forestry and Fire Protection: membership
Adds two members to the Board of Forestry, both county supervisors (one from a rural county) representing a county that has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to provide fire prevention and suppression services within that county.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 1252 (Portantino-D) Forestry: timber harvesting plans
Requires the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFIRE), by 7/1/10, to establish an online database of all timber harvest plans and nonindustrial timber management plans, and to post, online, comment letters on those timber plans from relevant state agencies or departments no later than seven days after receipt. Requires CalFIRE, by 1/1/11, to post, online, past timber harvest plans dating back to those approved in 2005 for all regions, searchable by geographical region, affected watershed, and other parameters that CalFIRE determines useful.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 1300 (Fletcher-R) Forestry/fire protection: fuels reduction grant program
Authorizes the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to develop and implement a fuels reduction grant program.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

AB 1504 (Skinner-D) Forest resources: carbon sequestration
Requires the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, in consultation with the Air Resources Board, by 3/1/11, to assess the capacity of its forest and rangeland regulations to meet or exceed the state's greenhouse gas reduction goals, pursuant to the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32 [Nunez-D] Chapter 488, Statutes of 2006).
Chapter 534, Statutes of 2010

AB 1669 (Jeffries-R) Department of Forestry and Fire Protection: employment
Requires the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFIRE) to conduct a state and federal level criminal offender record information search through the Department of Justice (DOJ) prior to hiring an applicant for a permanent position as a firefighter with CalFIRE or the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection, with exceptions, beginning on 1/1/12. Requires CalFIRE to conduct the same criminal offender record information search for applicants of both permanent and seasonal positions as a firefighter, with exceptions, beginning on 1/1/14. Requires DOJ to provide the information electronically, and requires CalFIRE to request DOJ provide subsequent arrest notification services. Requires the CalFIRE to make and enforce those regulations necessary and proper for the implementation and maintenance of the requirements of these provisions.
(Failed passage in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)
A similar bill was AB 126 (Jeffries-R) which died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee.

AB 1819 (Logue-R) Harts Mill Forest Fire Station: transfer
Requires the Director of General Services to transfer state property, known as the Harts Mill Forest Fire Station, to the Feather River Recreation and Park District.
(Died in Assembly Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee)

AB 2163* (Mendoza-D) Forest practices: timber harvesting plans
Makes timber harvesting plans, extended by the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection in 2008 and 2009, on which work has commenced but not been completed, eligible for a maximum of four one-year extensions in specified circumstances.
Chapter 376, Statutes of 2010

AB 2301 (Logue-R) Forestry/fire protection: public lands: defensible space
Defines "qualified organization" to mean a homeowners association, fire safe council, or other bona fide organization dedicated to fire protection and prevention, as determined by a state public lands management agency. Authorizes a state public lands management agency to establish a discretionary permitting and approval process to consider an application from a person subject to defensible space requirements to maintain defensible space on state public lands if that person's requirements encroach onto state public lands.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

AB 2351 (Chesbro-D) Forest resources: demonstration state forests: campgrounds
Authorizes the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFIRE) to assess recreational user fees for overnight camping and group activities on a demonstration state forest. These fees must be deposited in the Forest Resources Improvement Fund to reimburse CalFIRE's costs of maintaining and improving campground facilities, associated recreational facilities, and the natural environment.
Chapter 598, Statutes of 2010

AB 2360 (Chesbro-D) Forest resources: Forest Resources Improvement Fund
Dedicates funds in the Forest Resources Improvement Fund to forest uses and ends the requirement that excesses be deposited in the General Fund.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

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SB 25 (Padilla-D) Solid waste
Specifies that "renderer" and "rendering" do not include facilities or activities that are already licensed by the Department of Resources Recovery and Recycling.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

SB 26 (Simitian-D) Hazardous waste: household hazardous waste collection
Prohibits a household hazardous waste collection facility that is authorized by the Department of Toxic Substances Control to accept hazardous waste from a conditionally exempt small quantity generator from accepting more than 1,000 kilograms of recyclable latex paint. Makes a clarifying revision to the definition of "conditionally exempt small quantity generator."
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

SB 228 (DeSaulnier-D) Plastic bags: compostable plastic bags
Requires, beginning 7/1/11, manufacturers of compostable plastic bags that meet the American Society for Testing and Materials D6400 standard specification to ensure that the bag is readily identifiable from other plastic bags. Prohibits a compostable bag sold or distributed in this state from displaying the chasing arrow identification code or any other symbol. Clarifies that these provisions do not conflict with the Federal Trade Commission guidance for environmental claims.
Chapter 406, Statutes of 2010

SB 317 (Simitian-D) Fire Alarm Device Collection Act of 2009
Requires smoke alarm manufacturers to provide information to consumers regarding where and how to safely dispose of smoke alarms.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

SB 390 (Kehoe-D) Solid waste: recycling market development
Extends the sunset on California's Recycling Market Development Zone Program from 7/1/11 to 7/1/21, and makes related technical and clarifying changes.
Chapter 275, Statutes of 2010

SB 531 (DeSaulnier-D) Solid waste: at-store recycling program
Requires manufacturers of plastic carryout bags to develop specified educational materials to encourage the reduced use or recycling of those bags. Provides that the Department of Resources, Recovery and Recycling (CalRecycle) may modify the educational materials and requires CalRecycle to approve the educational materials by January 2012.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

SB 723 (DeSaulnier-D) Electronic waste recovery payments
Requires the California Integrated Waste Management Board to update its schedule for payments to recyclers of specified electronic wastes every year, rather than every other year as is currently required.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

SB 803 (DeSaulnier-D) Plastic waste: polyvinyl chloride clamshell packaging
Requires the California Integrated Waste Management Board, by 1/1/11, to develop regulations, after consultation with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) clamshell packaging manufacturers, product manufacturers, retailers, and the environmental community, to reduce the volume of hard-to-recycle PVC clamshell packaging, by 50%.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 855* (Senate Budget And Fiscal Review Committee) Beverage container recycling: budget trailer bill
Among other provisions, specifies the information to be provided in the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery's quarterly report to the Legislature on the condition of the Beverage Container Recycling Fund in this Resources 2010 Budget Trailer Bill.
Chapter 718, Statutes of 2010
A similar bill was AB 1615 (Assembly Budget Committee) which died on the Senate Floor.

SB 1326 (Oropeza-D) Solid waste: tires
Requires a public entity that applies for a grant from the Local Government Waste Tire Cleanup or the Amnesty Event Grant Program to ask a local community conservation corps if it wishes to participate in the cleanup and to include related information in its grant application.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

SB 1401 (Simitian-D) Beverage containers: redemption payments
Makes clarifying and technical changes to AB 7 X8 (Assembly Budget Committee), Chapter 5, Statutes of 2009-10, 8th Extraordinary Session, which made several changes to the bottle bill program to address a program funding shortfall.
(Died on Assembly Inactive File)

SB 1454 (DeSaulnier-D) Recycling: plastic products
Repeals the existing separate requirements for compostable or marine degradable plastic bags and food packaging and replaces them with a uniform requirement for all plastic products.
Vetoed

SB 57X3 (Corbett-D) Recycling: California redemption value containers
Expands the Beverage Container Recycling Program to cover beverages it currently covers regardless of size or container types with few exceptions. (Currently, glass, metal and plastic beverage containers are the only container types in the program.) Includes container types in the program, such as paper. Reforms the market development grant program to help aseptic containers be recycled and create green jobs. Provides assistance to our local conservation corps, recyclers and local government recycling programs.
(Died in Senate Rules Committee)
A similar bill was AB 983 (Skinner-D) which died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee.

AB 68 (Brownley-D) Solid waste: single-use carryout bags
Restricts grocery and convenience stores from providing single-use carry out bags to their customers.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 283 (Chesbro-D) Solid waste: extended producer responsibility program
Creates the California Product Stewardship Act of 2009, which requires the California Integrated Waste Management Board to administer an Extended Producer Responsibility program of product stewardship that encourages producers to be comprehensively responsible for the life cycle of their products.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 478 (Chesbro-D) Waste recycling and management
Requires the Air Resources Board to consult with the California Integrated Waste Management Board when developing regulations related to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from solid waste reduction and recycling.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

AB 479 (Chesbro-D) Solid waste: diversion
Requires the California Integrated Waste Management Board to increase the diversion of solid waste from the currently-required level of 50% to 75% by 2020. Requires certain businesses to arrange for recycling services and requires local governments to implement a commercial recycling program. Requires the Board to study whether required business recycling programs are achieving the state's greenhouse gas reduction targets and requires local governments to adopt a commercial recycling ordinance if the targets are not being met. Makes a number of technical and procedural changes to the laws governing solid waste facility regulation.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

AB 737 (Chesbro-D) Solid waste: diversion
Requires the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to report to the Legislature, by 1/1/13, on the current diversion rate in the state and potential strategies to increase the diversion rate to 75%, and report information on the costs of the strategies identified in the report. Requires certain businesses to arrange for recycling services and requires local governments to implement a commercial recycling program. Makes a number of technical and procedural changes to the laws governing solid waste facility regulation.
Vetoed

AB 747 (Emmerson-R) Recycling programs: school facilities
Authorizes and encourages school districts and each campus of the University of California, California State University, and the California Community Colleges to establish and maintain a beverage container recycling program in all classrooms, administrative offices, and other areas owned or leased by the school district or college campus where a significant quantity of beverage containers is generated or may be collected.
(Died in Senate Rules Committee)

AB 903 (Chesbro-D) Solid waste: compostable plastic bags
Requires manufacturers of compostable plastic bags to ensure that bags are readily identifiable by consumers. Requires manufacturers to submit reports to the state showing that their bags meet specified certifications. Gives the California Integrated Waste Management Board the authority to audit manufacturers to ensure compliance with reporting requirements.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

AB 925 (Saldana-D) Recycling: single-use plastic beverage container caps
Prohibits, beginning 1/1/12, a retailer from selling a single-use beverage container with a cap unless the cap is affixed to the container.
(Died on Senate Inactive File)

AB 983 (Skinner-D) Recycling: California redemption value containers
Makes a number of changes to the California Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Reduction Act for the purpose of providing incentives that will encourage more recycling and expand the number of containers that can be recycled under the program.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)
A similar bill was SB 57 X3 (Corbett-D) which died in Senate Rules Committee.

AB 994 (Fong-D) CA Integrated Waste Management Board: buildings
Requires the California Integrated Waste Management Board, which is now called the Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), to identify policy changes that may accelerate adoption of high performance building practices, as well as create educational training centers in state government and higher education facilities. Provides that CalRecycle is required to carry out these provisions to the extent that funding is obtained from local, federal, public, or other nonstate sources.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 1004 (Portantino-D) Solid Waste Postclosure and Corrective Action Trust Fund
Extends the deadline for 50% of landfill operators to opt into participation in the Solid Waste Postclosure and Corrective Action Trust Fund from 7/1/11 to 1/1/12. Makes related technical and clarifying changes.
Chapter 417, Statutes of 2010

AB 1141 (Charles Calderon-D) Recycling: carryout bags
Expands the single-use plastic carryout bag recycling program, establishes a 50% recycling goal for plastic bags, and establishes a $0.001 manufacturer fee on plastic bags.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 1150 (Gaines-R) Solid waste: resource recycling and recovery
Abolishes the California Integrated Waste Management Board and transfers all of its powers, duties, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction to the Department of Conservation and the Department of Toxic Substances Control.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)
A similar bill was AB 84XXX (Gaines-R) which died in the Assembly being unassigned to a committee.

AB 1329 (Brownley-D) Waste management
Delays the implementation of SB 63 (Strickland-R), Chapter 21, Statutes of 2009, which abolished the California Integrated Waste Management Board and transfers its functions to a new department, until 1/1/11.
(Died on Senate Third Reading File)

AB 1343 (Huffman-D) Solid waste: architectural paint: recovery program
Establishes the Architectural Paint Recovery program which is to be maintained by the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery for recycling and reuse purposes.
Chapter 420, Statutes of 2010

AB 1981 (Hill-D) Recycling: waste tires: fees
Exempts new car dealers from collecting the California tire fee for each new tire sold with a new or used vehicle, and instead allows dealers to collect a "vehicle tire fee" only on new vehicles sold.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

AB 1998 (Brownley-D) Solid waste: single-use carryout bags
Prohibits the use of single-use carryout bags by prohibiting grocery stores and convenience stores from providing all single-use carryout bags to customers after 2012, as specified. Makes a one-time appropriation of $2 million from the Recycling Market Development Revolving Loan Subaccount in the Integrated Waste Management Account to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to provide loans and grants to encourage plastic bag manufacturers to make bags with recycled content that meet the requirements for reusable bags.
(Failed passage on Senate Floor)

AB 2138 (Chesbro-D) Product mgmnt: single-use recyclable packaging containers
Prohibits a food provider from distributing disposable food packaging including take-out bags unless the packaging is compostable or recyclable.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 2139 (Chesbro-D) Solid waste: product stewardship
Enacts the California Product Stewardship Act which requires the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to administer a program to develop product stewardship protocols to foster "cradle-to-cradle" producer responsibility for products.
(Failed passage on Assembly Floor)

AB 2398 (John Perez-D) Product stewardship: carpet
Prohibits producers and retailers of carpet from selling carpet in California unless the producer or a carpet stewardship organization has submitted a stewardship plan to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery.
Chapter 681, Statutes of 2010

AB 2611 (Ma-D) Recycling: electronic waste
Increases the screen size for electronic devices currently included in the Electronic Waste Recycling Act from four-inches diagonal (or eight square inches) to nine square inches (or a minimum of 4.25 inches diagonally).
(Failed passage in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 2718 (Adams-R) Recycling: beverage containers: recycling centers
Requires the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to pay "handling fees" to dealers that accept used bottles and cans for recycling, provided that the dealer is located in an area where there is no dedicated recycling center. Authorizes recycling centers in underserved areas to be open less than 30 hours per week.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

AB 7X8* (Assembly Budget Committee) Beverage container recycling programs
Makes changes to provide fiscal stability and performance of the Beverage Container Recycling Programs.
Chapter 5, Statutes of 2009-10, Eighth Extraordinary Session

ACR 128 (Emmerson-R) Recycling programs: school districts
Encourages school districts to engage in recycling programs and to promote awareness of available state resources that schools may utilize to establish and maintain recycling programs.
Resolution Chapter 48, Statutes of 2010

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Toxics/Hazardous Waste

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SB 22 (Simitian-D) Hazardous materials: toxic substances
Authorizes the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Asssessment to recommend procedures for expediting the review and identification of hazard traits for substances to be included in the California Toxics Information Clearinghouse of chemicals contained in consumer products.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

SB 26 (Simitian-D) Hazardous waste: household hazardous waste
Prohibits a household hazardous waste collection facility that is authorized by the Department of Toxic Substances Control to accept hazardous waste from a conditionally exempt small quantity generator from accepting more than 1,000 kilograms of recyclable latex paint. Also makes a clarifying revision to the definition of "conditionally exempt small quantity generator".
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

SB 231 (Lowenthal-D) Hazardous waste: generator fees
Authorizes the Department of Toxic Substances Control to annually adjust the hazardous waste generator fee. Establishes the base rate for the fee at $3,949 per year.
(Died on Assembly Inactive File)

SB 346 (Kehoe-D) Hazardous materials: motor vehicle brake friction materials
Limits the use of copper in motor vehicle brake pads to no more than 5% by weight on or after 1/1/21, and no more than .5% by weight on or after 1/1/25.
Chapter 307, Statutes of 2010

SB 443 (Pavley-D) Hazardous waste: supermarkets: cleaning products
Requires the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment to conduct reviews of cleaning products used in supermarkets to determine whether there is any potential harm to consumers, employees, or the environment.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

SB 466 (Oropeza-D) Hazardous waste: transportation
Revises the condition for exempting manifest and transporter requirements pertaining to hazardous waste to an increased maximum weight of 10,000 pounds and increases the maximum 1,600 gallon hazardous wastewater exception for certain generators to a maximum of 5,000 gallons, as specified.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

SB 579 (Lowenthal-D) Used oil
Makes technical clean-up changes to the California Oil Recycling Enhancement Act. Corrects references to the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) within SB 63 (Strickland-R), Chapter 21, Statutes of 2009, which abolished the CIWMB and transferred all of its duties and responsibilities to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, which was created within the Natural Resources Agency, under the direction of an executive officer appointed by the Governor.
Chapter 504, Statutes of 2010

SB 855* (Senate Budget And Fiscal Review Committee) Hazardous waste: budget trailer bill
Among other provisions, provides for the deposit of penalties collected to enforce the requirements of the Hazardous waste control laws regarding lead-containing jewelry, toxic packaging, and wheel weights in the Toxic Substances Control Account in the Hazard Waste 2010 Budget Trailer Bill.
Chapter 718, Statutes of 2010
A similar bill was AB 1615 (Assembly Budget Committee) which died on the Senate Floor.

SB 929 (Pavley-D) Hazardous materials: children's jewelry: heavy metals
Prohibits, commencing on 1/1/12, a person from manufacturing, shipping, or selling children's jewelry that contains cadmium at any level above 300 parts per million.
Chapter 313, Statutes of 2010

SB 1052 (Oropeza-D) Electronic waste: state agencies
Requires the Department of General Services to identify methods state agencies are required to use to properly handle and dispose of electronic waste. Requires state agencies to include information on their management of electronic wastes in an existing report on waste management they are required to provide to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

SB 1100 (Corbett-D) Product stewardship: household batteries
Requires producers of household batteries to institute a stewardship program to manage used household batteries by 9/30/11.
(Died in Assembly Rules Committee)

SB 1291 (Leno-D) Chemicals of concern: flame retardants
Requires the Department of Toxic Substances Control to include, as a chemical under consideration, any chemical that is used, or is proposed to be used, as a flame retardant, in accordance with the review process under the current chemical of concern regulations.
(Died on Senate Inactive File)

SCR 60 (Negrete McLeod-D) Hazardous substances: Inherently Safer Technology
Urges the state, county, and local governments, the owners and operators of water utility facilities, and the chemical companies that supply these utilities, to mitigate the potential harm involved in the release of hazardous substances by substituting Inherently Safer Technology.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

AB 25 (Assembly Environmental Safety And Toxic Materials Committee) Hazardous waste transportation: consolidated manifest
Allows, on a one-time basis, for a used oil transporter to receive a load of used oil from a generator whose identification number has been suspended due to non-submittal of their annual identification number fees.
Vetoed

AB 256 (Bill Berryhill-R) Hazardous materials: farms: business plans and inventories
Exempts a business operating a farm for purposes of cultivating the soil or raising or harvesting an agricultural or horticultural commodity from establishing and implementing a business plan for emergency response to a release or threatened release of a hazardous material, as prescribed, if the only hazardous materials that the farm has onsite are specified amounts of lubricating oils, fertilizers, or other hazardous materials that are onsite for less than 10 days at a time.
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 536 (Arambula-IN) Hazardous waste: financial assurances
Includes a financial test as a financial assurance mechanism. Specifically, provides that a local government owner of a hazardous waste facility is eligible to meet its post-closure financial obligations by utilizing financial assurance mechanisms authorized by the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 738 (Assembly Environmental Safety And Toxic Materials Committee) Brownfield cleanup: loan or grant program
Allows the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to administer a loan and grant program initially funded by federal funds received under the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act of 2001, should DTSC receive such funds.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 907 (Chesbro-D) California Oil Recycling Enhancement Act
Makes a variety of changes to the statutes regulating used lubricating oil. Reduces the number of used oil collectors that can apply for recycling incentives. Creates a new incentive for re-refined oil. Allows additional funding for local government oil recycling efforts, providing sufficient revenues are available.
(Died on Senate Inactive File)

AB 1131 (Feuer-D) Hazardous materials: green chemistry and accidental releases
Expands the Department of Toxic Substances Control's (DTSC) pollution prevention program. Transfers the state's hazardous materials emergency programs-the business and area plan program and the accidental release prevention program from the California Emergency Management Agency to DTSC.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 1147 (Arambula-IN) Medical waste: treatment, containment, and storage
Allows the Department of Public Health to approve alternatives to existing medical waste requirements for storage of medical waste.
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 1467 (Bass-D) Oil and gas operations: releases
Requires the State Oil and Gas Supervisor to require an operator to implement a monitoring program, designed to detect releases to the soil and water, including both groundwater and surface water, for aboveground oil production tanks and facilities.
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 1674 (Saldana-D) Hazardous substances: storage tanks
Provides exemptions for specified underground petroleum storage tanks from current construction and monitoring requirements.
Chapter 535, Statutes of 2010

AB 1824 (Monning-D) Hazardous materials: toxic chemicals: sewage systems
Prohibits a person from using or selling a chemical that is detrimental to a sewage disposal system, as specified.
Vetoed

AB 2176 (Blumenfield-D) Hazardous waste: lighting products
Enacts the California Lighting Toxics Reduction and Jobs in Recycling Act, which establishes a producer responsibility program for mercury-containing lamps and a fee program for inefficient lamps.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 2224 (Ruskin-D) Hazardous substances: underground storage tanks
Requires the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA), by 1/1/11, to develop a process by which local agencies can verify that the number identifying an underground storage tank is the number assigned to that tank by the Board of Equalization. Requires the local agency responsible for annual inspection of an underground storage tank to use Cal/EPA's process to verify the accuracy of the tank number.
(Died in Senate Environmental Quality Committee)

AB 2379 (Feuer-D) Environmental protection: hazardous waste source reduction
Expands the number of priority categories of hazardous waste generators that the Department of Toxic Substances Control must select for participation in the departments cooperative source reduction technical assistance and outreach program.
Chapter 386, Statutes of 2010

AB 2388 (Miller-R) Hazardous waste: identification number
Requires the Department of Toxic Substances Control, by 7/1/11, to provide a method for the immediate reactivation, by means of a wireless communication device, of a suspended identification number of a hazardous waste generator.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 2562 (Fuentes-D) Hazardous material: landfill gas
Eliminates the requirement for landfill gas, which is sold to a gas corporation, to meet Public Utilities Commission safety standards for vinyl chloride contamination.
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee)

AB 2583 (Hall-D) Hazardous materials: water treatment
Requires the California Emergency Management Agency to adopt regulations to require water system operators to consider the use of and, under specified circumstance, actually use "safer technologies", as defined.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

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SB 21 (Simitian-D) Fishing gear
Directs the Department of Fish and Game to publicize telephone numbers and Internet Web sites' addresses to which derelict fishing gear can be reported.
Vetoed

SB 51 (Ducheny-D) Salton Sea Restoration Council
Establishes the Salton Sea Restoration Council as a state agency in the Natural Resources Agency to oversee restoration of the Salton Sea.
Chapter 303, Statutes of 2010

SB 207 (Florez-D) Delta smelt
Requires the Department of Fish and Game to develop, by 1/1/11, the Delta Smelt Hatchery Program that will be designed to preserve and restore the delta smelt, and serve as a mitigation bank.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

SB 281 (Runner-R) Endangered species: incidental take
Creates a new mitigation provision in the California Endangered Species Act for renewable energy projects that are permitted after 1/1/08, but prior to the adoption of the final Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan required in Governor Schwarzenegger's Executive Order S-14-08 requiring that 33% of the state's electricity come from renewable energy sources by 2020. Provides that the mitigation standard requires compliance with the federal Bureau of Land Management 2006 Record of Decision, West Mojave Plan, Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

SB 301 (Florez-D) Salmon fisheries
Requires the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) to conduct a prescribed five-year study to assess interactions between "wild and naturally-spawned salmon," as defined, and to develop hatchery and stream management practices to ensure the viability of fish populations and to sustainably support fisheries. Requires DFG, on or before 1/1/15, to prepare and submit to the Legislature a report on the study. Requires DFG to establish a study team of not fewer than 12 members, with membership as prescribed.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

SB 309 (Ducheny-D) Public resources: conservation corps
Contains findings about the work of the California Conservation Corps (CCC) and it establishes a preference for emancipated foster youth and at-risk youth for membership to the CCC.
Vetoed
A similar bill was AB 455 (Huffman-D) which died in Assembly Public Safety Committee.

SB 457 (Wolk-D) Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Requires the Delta Protection Commission to review all general plans of cities and counties within the Delta, and the resource management plan, to be consistent with any new Delta management plan that may be created or adopted by the Commission. Authorizes the Commission to cover the cost of the review by imposing a per acre-foot fee on any water diversion with in the Delta watershed, and a fee on any water conveyed through or around the Delta.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

SB 536 (Hollingsworth-R) Commercial hunting clubs
Repeals the entire contents of Article 2, beginning with Section 3240.5, of Chapter 2 of Part 1 of Division 4 of the Fish and Game Code. Repeals the provisions governing commercial hunting clubs, thereby removing all requirements to obtain commercial hunting club licenses.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

SB 539 (Wiggins-D) Salmon and steelhead trout
Authorizes moneys deposited in the Ocean Protection Trust Fund to be expended, upon appropriation of the Legislature and approval of the Ocean Protection Council, for grants, loans, or direct expenditures on projects to restore native salmon and steelhead trout populations or restore the health of the state's salmon fishery.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

SB 550 (Florez-D) Natural resources: oil and gas: drilling
Requires, beginning 1/1/12, an operator to provide the surface rights owner with written notification and legal documentation of any underlying oil, mineral, or gas extraction operation agreement to the owner of the subsurface or mineral rights within 10 days of execution of the agreement. If the owner of surface property cannot be located or determined, the operator shall provide notice of that agreement by publication.
Vetoed

SB 615 (Ashburn-R) Off-highway vehicles
Authorizes a local jurisdiction to close its streets to regular vehicular traffic and, instead, allows off-highway motor vehicles to use those streets.
(Died in Senate Transportation and Housing Committee)

SB 808* (Wolk-D) Delta levee maintenance
Extends the inoperative date on the current Delta levee maintenance subvention program from 7/1/10 to 7/1/13.
Chapter 23, Statutes of 2010

SB 855* (Senate Budget And Fiscal Review Committee) Parks and off-highway vehicles: budget trailer bill
Among other provisions, specifies the terms under which the "Freeman Property" a portion of the land abutting both Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area may be acquired and divided between the park and the recreation area in this Resources 2010 Budget Trailer Bill.
Chapter 718, Statutes of 2010
A similar bill was AB 1615 (Assembly Budget Committee) which died on the Senate Floor.

SB 889* (Aanestad-R) Vacuum or suction dredge equipment: permits: refund
Requires the Department of Fish and Game to refund the amount of permit fees paid by persons who purchased a suction dredge permit in 2009 prior to the placement of the current moratorium on suction dredge mining.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

SB 904 (Hollingsworth-R) Hunting: commercial hunting clubs
Reduces the license fee for commercial hunt clubs with more than 11 properties.
(Failed passage in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

SB 991 (Wolk-D) Flood control
Appropriates $30 million in bond funds from Proposition 1E for flood control projects that improve the sustainability of the Delta.
Vetoed

SB 1001 (Strickland-R) San Buenaventura State Beach
Terminates the public recreation use restriction and right of reentry that is held by the state with respect to land consisting of a portion of San Buenaventura State Beach in order to provide for improved public access while allowing for compatible private commercial and recreational use.
(Died in Senate Governmental Organization Committee)

SB 1006 (Pavley-D) Natural resources: climate change: Strategic Growth Council
Expands the list of eligible applicants for urban greening project and planning monies available from the Strategic Growth Council.
Chapter 632, Statutes of 2010

SB 1034 (Ducheny-D) Archaeological resources: restitution
Increases the misdemeanor penalty for knowingly and willfully excavating, removing, destroying, or defacing any historic or prehistoric ruins, burial grounds, archaeological or paleontological site situated on public lands from a fine of up to $1,000 and/or up to six months in county jail, to a fine of up to $10,000 and/or up to one year in county jail.
Chapter 635, Statutes of 2010

SB 1039 (Ducheny-D) Harbors and ports: San Diego Unified Port District
Requires the San Diego Unified Port District Board, as part of implementing its master plan, to include funding for cooperative infrastructure and capital projects on and off tidelands and submerged lands, consistent with the public trust doctrine, that directly address maritime industrial impacts by the port in cities that host maritime terminals.
(Died in Assembly Local Government Committee)

SB 1058 (Harman-R) Hunting and fishing
Creates the Big Game Management Account and the Upland Game Bird Account within the Fish and Game Preservation Fund.
Chapter 408, Statutes of 2010

SB 1093 (Wiggins-D) Dungeness crab: pilot program
Extends the sunset on the Dungeness crab task force, and authorizes the Department of Fish and Game to institute a pilot program for Dungeness crab trap limits.
(Died on Senate Floor)

SB 1103 (Aanestad-R) Surface mining: idle mines: low gross exemption
Allows owners of idle surface mining operations to pay a reduced regulatory fee.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

SB 1124 (Negrete McLeod-D) Land conservation: County of San Bernardino
Authorizes San Bernardino County to exchange lands purchased with state park bond funds if the county meets certain requirements relating to conservation easements and deed restrictions on lands retained, sold, and acquired.
Chapter 321, Statutes of 2010

A similar bill was AB 1098 (Hagman-R) which died in Assembly Local Government Committee.

SB 1179 (Hollingsworth-R) Free hunting days
Authorizes the Department of Fish and Game to designate two free hunt days per year.
Chapter 410, Statutes of 2010

SB 1294 (Hollingsworth-R) Natural community conservation plans
Authorizes the use of both state and local community conservation corps with respect to implementing community conservation plans.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources Committee)

SB 1303 (Wolk-D) Protected species: accidental take: agricultural activities
Extends the repeal date on the exemption in the California Endangered Species Act for accidental take of species resulting from otherwise lawful routine and ongoing agricultural activities to 2014, and encourages public education of voluntary programs for agricultural activities that promote wildlife habitat.
Chapter 290, Statutes of 2010

SB 1334 (Wolk-D) Natural community conservation plans
Includes in the required finding under a natural community conservation plan, that the plan has been developed consistent with the planning agreement process an additional finding of cooperation with all local agencies that have land use permit authority over the activities proposed to be addressed in the plan.
Vetoed

SB 1349 (Cogdill-R) Endangered species: experimental populations: Chinook salmon
Amends the California Endangered Species Act to allow an experimental population of Chinook salmon to be reintroduced into the San Joaquin River as part of a settlement approved by the Congress of the United States.
Chapter 291, Statutes of 2010

SB 1350 (Kehoe-D) Public lands: records and uses
Exempts the State Lands Commission from reporting information regarding public trust lands to the Department of General Services (DGS) and requires the Commission to provide certain information regarding non-public trust lands and school trust lands to DGS.
Chapter 330, Statutes of 2010

SB 1443 (Simitian-D) Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Multi-Hazard Task Force
Extends the expiration date of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Multi-Hazard Coordination Task Force to the date it submits its report to the Legislature.
Chapter 293, Statutes of 2010

SB 1446 (Correa-D) Endangered and threatened species: habitat mitigation
Makes several statements of legislative intent, relating to the establishment of alternatives for financial assurances under the California Endangered Species Act for public agencies that would ensure that those agencies fully fund their obligations on an ongoing basis for habitat mitigation and the maintenance and monitoring of that mitigation.
(Died on Senate Inactive File)

SB 1469 (Simitian-D) Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: California Water Plan
Requires the State Water Resources Control Board to identify all parties that benefit from the waters originating in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta watershed, whose activities impact the Delta. Requires the Board to develop a process for determining how to attribute responsibility for impacts to the Delta environment to those parties. Requires the Department of Water Resources to include additional, quantitative information about the state's future water infrastructure needs and environmental mitigation responsibilities in the California Water Plan.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

SB 1478 (Senate Natural Resources And Water Committee) Water conservation: urban water management
Grants urban wholesale water suppliers a six-month extension to adopt urban water management plans that was granted to retail water suppliers.
Chapter 295, Statutes of 2010

SB 34X8* (Padilla-D) Endangered species: powerplants
Authorizes the Department of Fish and Game (DFG), in consultation with the California Energy Commission, to develop mitigation actions, including advance mitigation and interim mitigation strategies, to fully mitigate the impacts on endangered and threatened species of solar energy projects that are eligible for federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding, and are proposed for siting in the California desert in the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan planning area. Authorizes eligible project developers to meet their mitigation obligations by voluntarily paying fees for deposit into a fund which is used by DFG to complete the mitigation actions.
Chapter 9, Statutes of 2010, Eight Extraordinary Session

SJR 18 (Simitian-D) Marine aquaculture
Requests the Congress of the United States to develop a comprehensive federal regulatory framework for marine aquaculture that is at least as protective as that codified in California's Sustainable Oceans Act to address environmental and economic concerns.
Resolution Chapter 30, Statutes of 2010

AB 13 (Salas-D) Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy
Establishes the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy to restore, maintain, and enhance ecosystems, including habitats, wildlife corridors, native species, and open space, in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and to develop and implement projects to address the economic viability of the Delta region, consistent with a specified Delta Plan.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

AB 102 (Smyth-R) Santa Susana State Park
Requires the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation to establish the Santa Susana State Park Advisory Committee no later than 2/1/12.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

AB 135* (Jeffries-R) State parks: California Citrus State Historic Park
Requires the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into an operating agreement with the City of Riverside for the development, improvement, restoration, care, maintenance, administration, and control of California Citrus State Historic Park. Requires that the agreement contain certain provisions. Provides that, notwithstanding the existence of the operating agreement, the park shall be eligible for any grants or funding, for which the park was eligible prior to the agreement.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

AB 195* (Assembly Budget Committee) State parks: vehicle license fee
Imposes an annual surcharge in the amount of $15 on every vehicle subject to the vehicle license fee to sustain the operation and maintenance of the state park system to those vehicles subject to the fee.
(Died on Senate Third Reading File)

AB 291 (Saldana-D) Commercial fishing: lobster management
Revises the prescribed dimensions of wire lobster traps, and adds provisions relating to the use of wire to hold the escape gap in place.
Chapter 565, Statutes of 2010

AB 315* (De Leon-D) Public resources: Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
Requires the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy to develop a feasibility study on or before 6/30/12, for the creation of Los Angeles River parkway projects in, and adjacent to, the Los Angeles State Historic Park and Rio de Los Angeles State Park. Requires the study to include, among other things, objectives for extending regional wildlife linkages and exploring river recreational activities. Requires the Conservancy to develop the study with community input and to request voluntary cooperation of other governmental authorities with jurisdiction in the parks. Requires the Conservancy to use existing budget resources, and authorizes the Conservancy to use funds received from private and nonprofit sources in preparing the study.
(Died in Senate Rules Committee)

AB 408 (Saldana-D) Commercial fishing: lobster management enhancement
Requires the payment of a $300 Lobster Management Enhancement Supplement fee as a condition of taking lobster for commercial purposes, to be used to fund projects to improve the long-term sustainability and management of the California spiny lobster fishery. Creates an advisory committee to advise the Department of Fish and Game on project expenditures and to develop a plan for prioritizing expenditures.
Vetoed

AB 455 (Huffman-D) California Conservation Corps: participation
Requires that a minimum of 5% of selected participants in the California Conservation Corps represent young adults at risk of gang involvement, current gang members, and former gang members.
(Died in Assembly Public Safety Committee)
A similar bill was SB 309 (Ducheny-D) which was vetoed.

AB 489 (Huffman-D) Commercial fishing
Replaces the existing system of species-specific landing taxes for commercial fish with an ad valorem landing fee.
(Died on Senate Inactive File)

AB 617 (Blumenfield-D) Environmental practices
Requires the Office of the Chief Information Officer to establish and enforce a state information technology strategic plan to protect the environment and reduce energy use.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 634 (Harkey-R) Hazardous recreational activities
Adds SCUBA (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) diving to the list of hazardous recreational activities and, as a result, provides a qualified immunity for public entities and public employees from damages for injuries sustained by those divers on public property.
Chapter 73, Statutes of 2010

AB 642 (Huber-D) Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy
Creates the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy within the Natural Resources Agency.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 687 (Salas-D) Tijuana River Valley Conservancy
Enacts the Tijuana River Valley Conservancy Act. Establishes, in the Natural Resources Agency, the Tijuana River Valley Conservancy. Specifies the composition of the Board of the Conservancy. Requires the Board to oversee the implementation of a comprehensive Tijuana River Valley cleanup and restoration program.
(Died in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 727 (Nielsen-R) Resource conservation districts
Includes resource conservation districts within the list of entities entitled to late payment penalties when a state entity fails to make payment for goods and services to a resource conservation district pursuant to a contract.
(Died in Senate Appropriations Committee)

AB 883 (Huffman-D) Fish and wildlife resources
Requires the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency to convene an advisory stakeholder committee to study and make recommendations to the Legislature and Governor with regard to actions to improve the state's management of fish and wildlife resources. Specifies that the committee will be required to seek input from elected officials, governmental agencies, including the Department of Fish and Game, certain private entities, and other interested parties. Requires the committee to review, among other matters, options for securing stable, dedicated funding to support the state's changing fish and wildlife conservation needs.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 979 (Tom Berryhill-R) Hunting and fishing: local regulation
Declares that the state fully occupies the fields of hunting and fishing, and that all local regulations are subject to that provision.
Vetoed

AB 1011 (Jones-D) Green investments: insurance investment
Requires the Department of Insurance to specifically collect data from insurers and to share it on its Internet Web site related to the aggregate amount of insurer investments in green investments as part of their community development and community development infrastructure.
Chapter 418, Statutes of 2010

AB 1012 (V. Manuel Perez-D) Endangered species: energy: renewable resources
Authorizes the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) to design and implement mitigation actions for proposed wind and geothermal powerplants in the planning area subject to the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan. Expands the definition of "eligible projects" to include wind and geothermal powerplants proposed to be constructed in the planning area subject to the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan. Requires DFG to enter into one or more planning agreements with appropriate plan participants, including, but not limited to, the California Energy Commission, one or more counties within the "San Joaquin Valley," as defined, and other persons or public entities for the purpose of preparing one or more natural community conservation plans, if certain conditions are met with regard to the plan and the parties to the planning agreement.
(Died on Senate Floor)

AB 1091 (Ruskin-D) Climate change
Allows, but does not require, the Natural Resources Agency to develop a climate change adaptation strategy to assess the state's vulnerability to climate change.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 1098 (Hagman-R) Chino Agricultural Preserve
Authorizes the County of San Bernardino to exchange property it owns within the Chino Agricultural Preserve that was purchased with the same bond funds under the same conditions. Revises one of those conditions to alternatively require the property received in an exchange and all the proceeds from a sale to be used for the improvement, operation, and maintenance of existing or replacement land within the Chino Agricultural Preserve.
(Died in Assembly Local Government Committee)
A similar bill was SB 1124 (Negrete-McLeod-D), Chapter 321, Statutes of 2010.

AB 1101 (Duvall-R) Streambed alteration agreements
Allows streambed alteration agreements to be extended for more than five years by mutual agreement, without having to meet the conditions otherwise required for an extension.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 1114 (Gilmore-R) Parks/recreation: grant funding: liquidating encumbrances
Extends the period to liquidate encumbrances contained in the 2004 Budget Act relative to reapportioned money to 6/30/11, rather than 6/30/10, for two specified grants totaling $3,039,000 and received by the Community Action Partnership of Kern County.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 1189 (Skinner-D) Fish passages
Requires the Department of Transportation to assess and remediate fish barriers associated with any state or federally funded transportation project, including repairs, retrofits, alterations, maintenance and construction, if the project affects a stream crossing on a stream where anadromous fish are or historically were found.
(Died in Assembly Transportation Committee)

AB 1254 (Tom Berryhill-R) Fish and Game Commission: wildlife
Modifies requirements for annual Fish and Game Commission meetings. Requires the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) to offer special hunting opportunities as incentives to hunter education instructors. Authorizes DFG to temporarily suspend or seek reimbursement of county expenditures of fish and wildlife propagation fund monies if it determines pursuant to an audit that the county's expenditures are not in compliance with fish and game laws.
Chapter 419, Statutes of 2010

AB 1321 (Eng-D) The Advance Infrastructure Mitigation Program Act
Authorizes the Natural Resources Agency to develop a program to mitigate the effect of infrastructure projects regionally or statewide and in advance of those projects.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 1345 (Swanson-D) State park system: beaches
Requires the Department of Parks and Recreation to erect on a state beach, or any other unit of the state park system that encompasses a beach, signs that warn the public of dangerous, unsafe, or contaminated waters or waters that are closed to public access due to safety concerns. Specifies that the signs are to be written in English and other languages that meet certain criteria.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 1426 (Fuller-R) Flood control: bonds
Extends, from 30 to 45 days, the time required before a delinquent sale on specified drainage district land can occur.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 1513 (Evans-D) State lands: wilderness areas
Requires the Secretary of the Resources Agency and the State Lands Commission, by 1/1/10, to review state-owned roadless areas under their respective jurisdictions, and to report to the Legislature their respective recommendations on whether any of these areas should be preserved as wilderness under the California Wilderness Act.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 1520 (Evans-D) Statewide Watershed Program
Establishes a Statewide Watershed Program in the Department of Conservation.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 1526 (Fletcher-R) Wildlife Center
Requires the Department of Food and Agriculture (DFA), upon inspection and approval of the facility, to grant the Wildlife Center a permit to operate for at least five years. Provides that DFA is the sole state licensing agency over the Wildlife Center. Authorizes DFA to charge the Wildlife Center a fee for the initial permit and for any subsequent renewals and inspections to cover DFA's costs for those activities. Requires the Department of Fish and Game, upon request of the Wildlife Center, to release the remains of Cotie, a dog/coyote hybrid, to the Wildlife Center.
(Died in Assembly Agriculture Committee)

AB 1594 (Huber-D) Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: peripheral canal
Prohibits the construction of a peripheral canal unless certain requirements are met.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 1677 (Caballero-D) Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Makes technical corrections to two sections of last year's historic water legislation by correcting a town name and the reference to a federal agency.
Chapter 39, Statutes of 2010

AB 1692 (Bill Berryhill-R) General Fund: fines
Requires fines and penalties imposed by the Department of Toxic Substances Control, the Air Resources Board, and the State Water Resources Control Board to be deposited in the General Fund. Exempts these funds from the requirement that the Legislature must authorize their expenditure.
(Failed passage in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 1780 (Yamada-D) Delta Stewardship Council: certifications of consistency
Makes a technical, nonsubstantive change to the requirement that state or local public agencies that propose to undertake certain actions within the boundaries of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta or the Suisun Marsh prepare, and submit to the Delta Stewardship Council, a specified written certification of consistency with a prescribed Delta Plan.
(Died in Assembly Rules Committee)

AB 1788 (Yamada-D) Water development projects: state financial assistance
Changes the eligibility criteria under which a flood control project in a disadvantaged community may receive increased state funding and corrects the name of the former Reclamation Board to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board.
Chapter 579, Statutes of 2010

AB 1797 (Bill Berryhill-R) State Water Resources Development System
Requires the Department of Water Resources to produce a study on the costs and benefits of the "Delta Corridors Plan."
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 1818 (Blumenfield-D) Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy: Upper Los Angeles River
Creates the Upper Los Angeles River and Watershed Program, administered by the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 1846 (V. Manuel Perez-D) Environment: expedited environmental review: climate change
Amends the California Environmental Quality Act to expand the authorized use of a "focused" environmental impact report (EIR) for installation of mandated pollution control equipment also to include a pollution control project that reduce greenhouse gas emissions to comply with the California Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32 [Nunez-D], Chapter 488, Statutes of 2006). Authorizes the use of a focused EIR for projects consisting solely of greenhouse gas pollution control equipment or component installation pursuant to AB 32.
Chapter 195, Statutes of 2010

AB 1884 (Galgiani-D) Local water supply projects: inventory
Requires the Department of Water Resources (DWR) to conduct a statewide inventory of local regional water supply projects and post the results of the inventory on the DWR's Internet Web site by 1/1/12.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 1886 (Yamada-D) Water use: Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta watershed: report
Requires the Department of Water Resources to include in its California Water Plan a report on progress towards the state's statutory goal of reducing reliance on Delta water.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 1929 (Hall-D) Invasive aquatic species: mussels
Provides that an operator of water delivery and storage facilities who has prepared, and is in compliance with, an approved plan to control and eradicate dreissenid mussels, in accordance with existing law, is immune from civil or criminal liability for introduction of mussels as a result of operation of those facilities. Exempts such operators from prohibitions on possession, importation, shipment or transport of mussels and related requirements.
Chapter 152, Statutes of 2010

AB 1956 (Monning-D) California condors: feeding
Exempts from a prohibition regarding the transport of a dead animal by a dead animal hauler or any other person to any place other than prescribed locations, a nonprofit organization promoting the recovery of California condors that participates in a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Fish and Game to provide food for free-ranging California condors and possesses a special permit for the transport of dead animals that this bill authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Food and Agriculture to issue a special permit to such an organization.
Vetoed

AB 1995 (Gaines-R) Fish and Game: licenses
Authorizes a person who purchases a fishing or hunting stamp through the Department of Fish and Game's Automated License Data System, that is lost or destroyed, to purchase a replacement stamp for a base fee of $3.
Chapter 148, Statutes of 2010

AB 2049 (Arambula-IN) Transfers of water: agricultural use to municipal use
Prohibits a transfer or assignment of surface water or water rights from an agricultural use to a municipal use, for a period of 20 years or more, without an economic, social, and environmental analysis of the effect of the transfer upon the service area losing the water supply. Prohibits the substitution of groundwater supplies for such transferred water unless the groundwater is monitored.
(Failed passage on Assembly Floor)

AB 2063 (Huffman-D) Fish: Chinook and Coho salmon
Designates the Chinook salmon as the official state anadromous fish, and proclaims and reaffirms goals for salmon recovery.
Vetoed

AB 2074 (Monning-D) Natural resources: Andrew Molera State Wilderness
Designates the Andrew Molera State Wilderness as a component of the California wilderness preservation system. Authorizes the California Coastal Trail to be located, designed, constructed, or operated within the Andrew Molera State Wilderness.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 2092 (Huffman-D) Delta Plan: financing
Requires the Delta Stewardship Council to develop a long-term finance plan to pay for the costs of implementing a management plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary, by 1/1/13.
(Failed passage on Senate Floor)

AB 2103 (Hill-D) San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority
Prescribes the method of how the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority places a proposal to levy a special tax before the voters of the Authority.
Chapter 373, Statutes of 2010

AB 2146 (Bill Berryhill-R) Water resources: bond funds: appropriations
Appropriates an unspecified amount from funds from the Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Bond Act of 2002 and the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006 for purposes of certain projects.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 2214* (Fuentes-D) Public resources: Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
Requires the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, by 6/30/12, to complete a feasibility study for the Pacoima Wash that establishes objectives for the development of a greenbelt around the Pacoima Wash to expand recreational opportunities and natural wildlife habitat improvement. The study must also include an inventory of existing land and its uses, and an analysis of land parcels along the Pacoima Wash that show potential for greenbelt and recreational development.
(Died in Senate Rules Committee)

AB 2223 (Nava-D) Wildlife management areas: nontoxic shot
Makes numerous legislative findings with regard to the best management practices of wildlife management areas, the value of wildlife management areas and hunting, and the well-documented adverse impacts of lead shot on various species of wildlife.
(Failed passage in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

AB 2277 (Fletcher-R) Water conservation: urban retail water suppliers
Updates requirements for urban water suppliers to consider military base water conservation targets set by Presidential Executive Order.
Chapter 257, Statutes of 2010

AB 2304 (Huffman-D) Groundwater management plans: components
Requires a local agency to include in its groundwater management plan (GMP), commencing 1/1/12, a map identifying areas that substantially contribute to the replenishment of the groundwater basin and explaining how those recharge areas contribute. Requires a local agency proposing to adopt a GMP to provide specific information to Department of Water Resources and interested persons as well as public notice of the intention to adopt the GMP.
Vetoed

AB 2336 (Fuller-R) Delta Stewardship Council
Requires the Delta stewardship Council, in the course of developing and adopting the Delta plan, to direct the Delta Independent Science Board to conduct an assessment of other stressors on populations of native fish species in the Delta.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

AB 2353 (Logue-R) Conservancies: reporting requirements
Requires the state's 10 land conservancies to report to the Legislature every two years on specified budgetary and programmatic information.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 2376 (Huffman-D) Fish and wildlife: strategic vision
Requires the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency to convene a committee to develop and submit to the Governor and Legislature, a strategic vision for the Department of Fish and Game and the Fish and Game Commission.
Chapter 424, Statutes of 2010

AB 2405 (Buchanan-D) Delta flood protection
Makes technical, nonsubstantive changes to the authorization of the Department of Water Resources to establish a maintenance area and thereafter annually maintain the nonproject levee in accordance with those plans and subject to specified provisions of law.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 2407 (Harkey-R) California regional water quality control boards: boundaries
Modifies the boundaries of the Santa Ana and San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Boards (RWQCB) to move that portion of the San Diego RWQCB area that is in Orange County into the Santa Ana RWQCB jurisdiction.
(Died in Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Material Committee)

AB 2420 (Huffman-D) Protected species: incidental take: determinations
States that the Department of Fish and Game is allowed to rely upon all binding measures in federal consultation documents when determining if a federal authorization also meet the California Endangered Species Act, including measures in the biological opinion or habitat conservation plan.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 2427 (Bill Berryhill-R) Hunting or taking game
Prohibits the Fish and Game Commission from imposing an absolute prohibition on hunting or taking game.
(Died in Assembly Water, parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 2453 (Tran-R) Oil and gas: operations: enforcement actions
Clarifies the judicial standard of review for an enforcement action of the State Oil and Gas Supervisor, and expands procedural safeguards for an administrative appeal of an enforcement action, including the use of the Office of Administrative Hearings
Chapter 264, Statutes of 2010

AB 2575 (Chesbro-D) Resources: watersheds
Imposes conditions on the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the Board of Forestry during its implementation of pilot projects to assess the cumulative impacts of timber harvest operations on a watershed.
Vetoed

AB 2601 (Jeffries-R) Firefighting
Annually appropriates $45.6 million of revenue received by the state from the proposed Tranquillon Ridge offshore oil and gas project for firefighting purposes.
(Failed passage in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 2637 (Chesbro-D) Bay pilots: Humboldt Bay
Allows pilots for the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District to be eligible for the pilot trainee program of the Board of Pilot Commissioners, pursuant to specified criteria.
(Died in Senate Governmental Organization Committee)

AB 2655 (Eng-D) Natural resources: Advance Infrastructure Mitigation Program
Authorizes the Natural Resources Agency to develop a program to mitigate the effect of infrastructure projects regionally or statewide and in advance of those projects.
(Died in Assembly Appropriations Committee)

AB 2660* (Jeffries-R) State parks: California Citrus State Historic Park
Requires the Department of Park and Recreation to enter into an operating agreement with the City of Riverside for the development, improvement, restoration, care, maintenance, administration, and control of California Citrus State Historic Park.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AB 2664 (Chesbro-D) Public lands: State Lands Commission: violations
Prohibits certain activities on state lands under the State Lands Commission's jurisdiction without an applicable easement, lease, or permit. Subjects a violator to penalties and authorizes the Commission to pursue an administrative action to obtain legal remedies.
Vetoed

AB 2719 (DeVore-R) Oil and gas leases: state waters
Creates an Interim Resources Management Board for the limited purpose of considering an oil and gas lease application. Authorizes the Board chair to execute the lease if approved by the Board. Sunsets the Board on 7/1/11.
(Failed passage in Assembly Natural Resources Committee)

AB 2739 (Blakeslee-R) Oil spill prevention and response
Requires the Office of Spill Prevention and Response administrator to conduct an assessment of the SS Montebello wreck in coordination with National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration and the United States Coast Guard. If the assessment indicates an imminent threat of oil release, the administrator is directed to request federal reimbursement for the assessment. If there is no imminent threat, the administrator will recommend preferred and alternate monitoring methods, including the likely cost of each.
(Died in Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee)

AB 2761 (Assembly Natural Resources Committee) Natural resources
Clarifies that the State Geologist may enter into certain technical geologic contracts with school districts, among other entities; deletes the requirement that the Attorney General must be the legal advisor for the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources.
Chapter 271, Statutes of 2010

AB 2775* (Huffman-D) Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010
Deletes a provision in the Safe, Clean and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act authorizing joint powers authorities to include in their membership governmental and nongovernmental partners that are not located within their respective hydrologic regions in financing surface storage projects. Clarifies that a joint powers authority may not include a for-profit corporation, or a mutual water company that includes a for-profit corporation or private entity.
(Died on Senate Floor)

AB 2776 (Huffman-D) Water resources development
Prohibits the State Water Resources Control Board or the Department of Water Resources from approving a transfer of water lasting more than 20 years from agricultural to urban use, unless the proponents of the transfer prepare an analysis of the economic, social, and environmental impacts of the transfer on the service area from which the water is to be transferred.
(Failed passage in Senate Appropriations Committee)

ACA 11 (Bill Berryhill-R) Hunting
Proposes to amend the State Constitution to establish a constitutional right to hunt wildlife in the state.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

ACR 132 (Nielsen-R) John F. Reginato Boat Ramp
Designates the South Bonnyview Boat Ramp as the John F. Reginato Boat Ramp.
Resolution Chapter 103, Statutes of 2010

ACR 133 (John Perez-D) Earth Hour
Endorses efforts to raise awareness of global climate change and energy efficiency and declares the hour of 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the last Saturday of March to be "Earth Hour" throughout the state. Encourages city, county, and state employees, and businesses to turn off nonessential lights in government buildings, public schools, public landmarks, and other buildings for that hour on 3/27/10.
Resolution Chapter 4, Statutes of 2010

ACR 173 (Evans-D) Native Plant Week
Proclaims the third week of April as California Native Plant Week, and encourages community groups, schools, and citizens to undertake appropriate activities to promote the conservation, restoration, and appreciation of California's native plants.
Resolution Chapter 156, Statutes of 2010

AJR 26 (Chesbro-D) Climate change
Requests the Congress of the United States to establish a comprehensive framework, including dedicated funding, for adapting our nations wildlife, habitats, coasts, watersheds, rivers, and other natural resources and ecosystems to the impacts of climate change.
Resolution Chapter 114, Statutes of 2010

AJR 35 (Fuller-R) Two-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project
Requests the United States Department of the Interior to reconsider its decision to abandon implementation of the Two-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project and to restart the series of meetings designed to result in completion of the necessary environmental review and engineering design to construct the Two-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project in 2010, and respectfully requests United States Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, and all other members of the California congressional delegation to request the United States Department of the Interior to restart its involvement in the Two-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project with the goal of completing the necessary environmental review and engineering design to construct the Two-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project in 2010.
(Died in Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee)

AJR 38 (Caballero-D) Public resources: Two-Gates Fish Protection Project
Requests the United States Department of the Interior to complete its study of the Two-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary.
Resolution Chapter 121, Statutes of 2010

AJR 44 (Hill-D) Commercial whaling: moratoriums
Requests the President and the Congress of the United States to provide for conservation of whale stocks and memorializes the Legislature's opposition to any proposal that would result in the International Whaling Commission's lifting of the current moratorium on commercial whaling.
Resolution Chapter 146, Statutes of 2010

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Bill Author and Bill Title Reference Links
Index (in bill order)
SB 4 Oropeza-D
Public resources: state beaches and parks: smoking ban
Coastal Resources
SB 21 Simitian-D
Fishing gear
Miscellaneous
SB 22 Simitian-D
Hazardous materials: toxic substances
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 25 Padilla-D
Solid waste
Solid Waste Management
SB 26 Simitian-D
Hazardous waste: household hazardous waste collection
Solid Waste Management
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 31 Pavley-D
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
SB 42 Corbett-D
Coastal resources: once-through cooling
Coastal Resources
SB 51 Ducheny-D
Salton Sea Restoration Council
Miscellaneous
SB 128 Padilla-D
California Climate Change Institute
Air Pollution
SB 139 Kehoe-D
Tidelands and submerged lands: ports
Coastal Resources
SB 144 Pavley-D
Forest resources: management
Forestry
SB 207 Florez-D
Delta smelt
Miscellaneous
SB 225* Florez-D
Emission reduction credits
Air Pollution
SB 228 DeSaulnier-D
Plastic bags: compostable plastic bags
Solid Waste Management
SB 231 Lowenthal-D
Hazardous waste: generator fees
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 233* Aanestad-R
Vacuum or suction dredge equipment: permits: refund
Environmental Quality
SB 281 Runner-R
Endangered species: incidental take
Miscellaneous
SB 295* Dutton-R
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
SB 301 Florez-D
Salmon fisheries
Miscellaneous
SB 309 Ducheny-D
Public resources: conservation corps
Miscellaneous
SB 317 Simitian-D
Fire Alarm Device Collection Act of 2009
Solid Waste Management
SB 333 Hancock-D
Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset Program Fund
Air Pollution
SB 346 Kehoe-D
Hazardous materials: motor vehicle brake friction materials
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 371* Cogdill-R
Safe, Clean, Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2009
Environmental Quality
SB 385 Wright-D
Vehicle emission: historic motor vehicles: preservation
Air Pollution
SB 388 Calderon-D
South Coast Air Quality Management District
Air Pollution
SB 390 Kehoe-D
Solid waste: recycling market development
Solid Waste Management
SB 413 Ducheny-D
Waste discharge requirements: fees
Environmental Quality
SB 435 Pavley-D
Smog check program: motorcycles
Air Pollution
SB 443 Pavley-D
Hazardous waste: supermarkets: cleaning products
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 456* Wolk-D
Safe, Clean, Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010
Environmental Quality
SB 457 Wolk-D
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Forestry Miscellaneous
SB 462* Strickland-R
Manufacturers of diesel exhaust filters
Air Pollution
SB 464* Strickland-R
Diesel particulate matter reduction
Air Pollution
SB 466 Oropeza-D
Hazardous waste: transportation
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 476 Correa-D
Environment: CA Environmental Quality Act: noncompliance
Environmental Quality
SB 507* Cox-R
Gasoline: vapor recovery systems
Air Pollution
SB 531 DeSaulnier-D
Solid waste: at-store recycling program
Solid Waste Management
SB 536 Hollingsworth-R
Commercial hunting clubs
Miscellaneous
SB 539 Wiggins-D
Salmon and steelhead trout
Coastal Resources
Miscellaneous
SB 550 Florez-D
Natural resources: oil and gas: drilling
Miscellaneous
SB 554 Hollingsworth-R
Residential wood-burning devices
Air Pollution
SB 579 Lowenthal-D
Used oil
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 615 Ashburn-R
Off-highway vehicles
Miscellaneous
SB 721 Steinberg-D
Energy: greenhouse gas emissions
Air Pollution
SB 723 DeSaulnier-D
Electronic waste recovery payments
Solid Waste Management
SB 735* Steinberg-D
Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010
Environmental Quality
SB 759 Leno-D
Aerial spraying of pesticides
Environmental Quality
SB 778 Pavley-D
South Coast Air Quality Management District
Air Pollution
SB 803 DeSaulnier-D
Plastic waste: polyvinyl chloride clamshell packaging
Solid Waste Management
SB 808* Wolk-D
Delta levee maintenance
Miscellaneous
SB 855* Senate Budget And Fiscal Review Committee
Air pollution issues: budget trailer bill
Air Pollution
Environmental Quality
Forestry
Solid Waste Management
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
Miscellaneous
SB 889* Aanestad-R
Vacuum or suction dredge equipment: permits: refund
Miscellaneous
SB 904 Hollingsworth-R
Hunting: commercial hunting clubs
Miscellaneous
SB 929 Pavley-D
Hazardous materials: children's jewelry: heavy metals
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 960 Dutton-R
Air Resources Board: regulations
Air Pollution
SB 976* Hollingsworth-R
California Environmental Quality Act: exemption
Environmental Quality
SB 991 Wolk-D
Flood control
Miscellaneous
SB 1001 Strickland-R
San Buenaventura State Beach
Miscellaneous
SB 1006 Pavley-D
Natural resources: climate change: Strategic Growth Council
Miscellaneous
SB 1010* Correa-D
Environment: California Environmental Quality Act
Environmental Quality
SB 1033 Wright-D
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: allowances
Air Pollution
SB 1034 Ducheny-D
Archaeological resources: restitution
Miscellaneous
SB 1039 Ducheny-D
Harbors and ports: San Diego Unified Port District
Miscellaneous
SB 1052 Oropeza-D
Electronic waste: state agencies
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 1058 Harman-R
Hunting and fishing
Miscellaneous
SB 1093 Wiggins-D
Dungeness crab: pilot program
Miscellaneous
SB 1100 Corbett-D
Product stewardship: household batteries
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 1103 Aanestad-R
Surface mining: idle mines: low gross exemption
Miscellaneous
SB 1107 Kehoe-D
Water quality: interceptor and trap grease
Environmental Quality
SB 1114 Florez-D
Emission reduction credits: private and public moneys
Air Pollution
SB 1120 Dutton-R
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
SB 1124 Negrete McLeod-D
Land conservation: County of San Bernardino
Miscellaneous
SB 1156* Cedillo-D
Air pollution: heavy-duty trucks: grants: compliance
Air Pollution
SB 1169 Lowenthal-D
Water: quality control
Environmental Quality
SB 1179 Hollingsworth-R
Free hunting days
Miscellaneous
SB 1194 Hollingsworth-R
Air districts: residential wood-burning devices
Air Pollution
SB 1207 Kehoe-D
Environmental quality: land use
Environmental Quality
SB 1224 Wright-D
Air discharges
Air Pollution
SB 1238 Calderon-D
Diesel vehicles and engines
Air Pollution
SB 1241 Wolk-D
Greenhouse gas emissions reduction: agriculture
Air Pollution
SB 1263 Wyland-R
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
SB 1280 Negrete McLeod-D
Forestry/fire protection: state facilities
Forestry
SB 1284 Ducheny-D
Water quality: mandatory minimum civil penalties
Environmental Quality
SB 1291 Leno-D
Chemicals of concern: flame retardants
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SB 1293* Hollingsworth-R
Environment: guidelines: vegetation management projects
Environmental Quality
SB 1294 Hollingsworth-R
Natural community conservation plans
Miscellaneous
SB 1303 Wolk-D
Protected species: accidental take: agricultural activities
Miscellaneous
SB 1305 Pavley-D
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
SB 1326 Oropeza-D
Solid waste: tires
Solid Waste Management
SB 1328 Lowenthal-D
Greenhouse gas emissions: motor vehicle cabin temperature
Air Pollution
SB 1334 Wolk-D
Natural community conservation plans
Miscellaneous
SB 1349 Cogdill-R
Endangered species: experimental populations: Chinook salmon
Miscellaneous
SB 1350 Kehoe-D
Public lands: records and uses
Miscellaneous
SB 1351 Wright-D
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
SB 1401 Simitian-D
Beverage containers: redemption payments
Solid Waste Management
SB 1433 Leno-D
Air pollution penalties: inflation adjustments
Air Pollution
SB 1443 Simitian-D
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Multi-Hazard Task Force
Miscellaneous
SB 1445 DeSaulnier-D
Land use and planning: environmental quality
Environmental Quality
SB 1446 Correa-D
Endangered and threatened species: habitat mitigation
Miscellaneous
SB 1454 DeSaulnier-D
Recycling: plastic products
Solid Waste Management
SB 1456* Simitian-D
Environmental quality: cumulative effects and mediation
Environmental Quality
SB 1469 Simitian-D
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: California Water Plan
Miscellaneous
SB 1477* Senate Environmental Quality Committee
California Pollution Control Financing Authority
Air Pollution
Environmental Quality
SB 1478 Senate Natural Resources And Water Committee
Water conservation: urban water management
Miscellaneous
SCR 38 Wright-D
Gasoline: vapor recovery systems
Air Pollution
SCR 56 Oropeza-D
Coastal development and Marina del Rey
Coastal Resources
SCR 60 Negrete McLeod-D
Hazardous substances: Inherently Safer Technology
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
SCR 75 Hollingsworth-R
Wildfires: United States Forest Service
Forestry
SJR 17 Leno-D
Climate change: ocean acidification: Arctic
Air Pollution
SJR 18 Simitian-D
Marine aquaculture
Miscellaneous
SB 57X3 Corbett-D
Recycling: California redemption value containers
Solid Waste Management
SB 34X8* Padilla-D
Endangered species: powerplants
Miscellaneous
AB 13 Salas-D
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy
Miscellaneous
AB 19 Ruskin-D
Greenhouse gas emissions: consumer product labeling
Air Pollution
AB 25 Assembly Environmental Safety And Toxic Materials Committee
Hazardous waste transportation: consolidated manifest
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 28 Jeffries-R
Natural gas engines: water movement
Air Pollution
AB 68 Brownley-D
Solid waste: single-use carryout bags
Solid Waste Management
AB 102 Smyth-R
Santa Susana State Park
Miscellaneous
AB 118 Logue-R
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
AB 126 Jeffries-R
CalFIRE: employment: criminal background checks
Forestry
AB 135* Jeffries-R
State parks: California Citrus State Historic Park
Miscellaneous
AB 149 Jeffries-R
Board of Forestry and Fire Protection: membership
Forestry
AB 195* Assembly Budget Committee
State parks: vehicle license fee
Miscellaneous
AB 231* Huber-D
CA Environmental Quality Act: overriding consideration
Environmental Quality
AB 234 Huffman-D
Offshore oil drilling
Coastal Resources
Environmental Quality
AB 256 Bill Berryhill-R
Hazardous materials: farms: business plans and inventories
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 268 Gaines-R
Onsite sewage treatment systems
Environmental Quality
AB 283 Chesbro-D
Solid waste: extended producer responsibility program
Solid Waste Management
AB 291 Saldana-D
Commercial fishing: lobster management
Miscellaneous
AB 315* De Leon-D
Public resources: Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
Miscellaneous
AB 376 Nava-D
Voluntary greenhouse gas emission offsets
Air Pollution
AB 397 Jeffries-R
South Coast Air Quality Management District
Air Pollution
AB 408 Saldana-D
Commercial fishing: lobster management enhancement
Miscellaneous
AB 414 Galgiani-D
Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program
Air Pollution
AB 455 Huffman-D
California Conservation Corps: participation
Miscellaneous
AB 478 Chesbro-D
Greenhouse gas emissions: recycling and waste management
Air Pollution
Solid Waste Management
AB 479 Chesbro-D
Solid waste: diversion
Solid Waste Management
AB 489 Huffman-D
Commercial fishing
Miscellaneous
AB 499 Hill-D
California Environmental Quality Act: determination: dispute
Environmental Quality
AB 536 Arambula-IN
Hazardous waste: financial assurances
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 580 Galgiani-D
Air Quality Improvement Program: rebates
Air Pollution
AB 617 Blumenfield-D
Environmental practices
Miscellaneous
AB 634 Harkey-R
Hazardous recreational activities
Miscellaneous
AB 642 Huber-D
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy
Miscellaneous
AB 687 Salas-D
Tijuana River Valley Conservancy
Miscellaneous
AB 696 Hagman-R
California Environmental Quality Act: arbitration
Environmental Quality
AB 727 Nielsen-R
Resource conservation districts
Miscellaneous
AB 737 Chesbro-D
Solid waste: diversion
Solid Waste Management
AB 738 Assembly Environmental Safety And Toxic Materials Committee
Brownfield cleanup: loan or grant program
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 747 Emmerson-R
Recycling programs: school facilities
Solid Waste Management
AB 782 Jeffries-R
Regional transportation plans
Air Pollution
AB 787 Hill-D
Smog check: vehicle repair assistance and retirement program
Air Pollution
AB 835 Monning-D
Volatile organic compound emissions: pesticides
Air Pollution
AB 859 Jones-D
Smog check: annual inspection: repair assistance program
Air Pollution
AB 883 Huffman-D
Fish and wildlife resources
Miscellaneous
AB 903 Chesbro-D
Solid waste: compostable plastic bags
Solid Waste Management
AB 907 Chesbro-D
California Oil Recycling Enhancement Act
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 913 Logue-R
Mandatory minimum civil penalties
Environmental Quality
AB 916 Logue-R
Onsite sewage treatment systems: recommended standards
Environmental Quality
AB 925 Saldana-D
Recycling: single-use plastic beverage container caps
Solid Waste Management
AB 956 Skinner-D
State Air Resources Board: pavement coatings
Air Pollution
AB 979 Tom Berryhill-R
Hunting and fishing: local regulation
Miscellaneous
AB 983 Skinner-D
Recycling: California redemption value containers
Solid Waste Management
AB 994 Fong-D
CA Integrated Waste Management Board: buildings
Solid Waste Management
AB 1004 Portantino-D
Solid Waste Postclosure and Corrective Action Trust Fund
Solid Waste Management
AB 1011 Jones-D
Green investments: insurance investment
Miscellaneous
AB 1012 V. Manuel Perez-D
Endangered species: energy: renewable resources
Miscellaneous
AB 1033 Nielsen-R
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
AB 1091 Ruskin-D
Climate change
Miscellaneous
AB 1098 Hagman-R
Chino Agricultural Preserve
Miscellaneous
AB 1101 Duvall-R
Streambed alteration agreements
Miscellaneous
AB 1107 Blakeslee-R
CA Environmental Protection Agency: rules: economic analysis
Environmental Quality
AB 1114 Gilmore-R
Parks/recreation: grant funding: liquidating encumbrances
Miscellaneous
AB 1131 Feuer-D
Hazardous materials: green chemistry and accidental releases
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 1141 Charles Calderon-D
Recycling: carryout bags
Solid Waste Management
AB 1147 Arambula-IN
Medical waste: treatment, containment, and storage
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 1150 Gaines-R
Solid waste: resource recycling and recovery
Solid Waste Management
AB 1187 Huffman-D
Safe, Clean, Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010
Environmental Quality
AB 1189 Skinner-D
Fish passages
Miscellaneous
AB 1212 Ruskin-D
Air resources: clean vehicle incentive program
Air Pollution
AB 1252 Portantino-D
Forestry: timber harvesting plans
Forestry
AB 1253* Harkey-R
Coastal resources: California Coastal Act: fireworks
Coastal Resources
AB 1254 Tom Berryhill-R
Fish and Game Commission: wildlife
Miscellaneous
AB 1292 Bonnie Lowenthal-D
Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program
Air Pollution
AB 1300 Fletcher-R
Forestry/fire protection: fuels reduction grant program
Forestry
AB 1305 V. Manuel Perez-D
Air pollution: imported electricity: mitigation fee
Air Pollution
AB 1321 Eng-D
The Advance Infrastructure Mitigation Program Act
Miscellaneous
AB 1329 Brownley-D
Waste management
Solid Waste Management
AB 1343 Huffman-D
Solid waste: architectural paint: recovery program
Solid Waste Management
AB 1345 Swanson-D
State park system: beaches
Miscellaneous
AB 1405 De Leon-D
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
AB 1416 Galgiani-D
Emission control regulations: groundwater drilling
Air Pollution
AB 1426 Fuller-R
Flood control: bonds
Miscellaneous
AB 1452 Skinner-D
Air Resources Board: cement
Air Pollution
AB 1467 Bass-D
Oil and gas operations: releases
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 1504 Skinner-D
Forest resources: carbon sequestration
Forestry
AB 1507 Block-D
Motor vehicle greenhouse gas emission reduction projects
Air Pollution
AB 1513 Evans-D
State lands: wilderness areas
Miscellaneous
AB 1520 Evans-D
Statewide Watershed Program
Miscellaneous
AB 1526 Fletcher-R
Wildlife Center
Miscellaneous
AB 1527 Lieu-D
Motor vehicle emission reduction projects
Air Pollution
AB 1552 Assembly Utilities And Commerce Committee
Coastal powerplants
Coastal Resources
AB 1581 Torres-D
CA Environmental Quality Act: retail facilities: review
Environmental Quality
AB 1594 Huber-D
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: peripheral canal
Miscellaneous
AB 1669 Jeffries-R
Department of Forestry and Fire Protection: employment
Forestry
AB 1672 Jeffries-R
Air Resources Board: election of board members
Air Pollution
AB 1674 Saldana-D
Hazardous substances: storage tanks
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 1677 Caballero-D
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
Miscellaneous
AB 1686 Jeffries-R
South coast district: diesel generators
Air Pollution
AB 1692 Bill Berryhill-R
General Fund: fines
Miscellaneous
AB 1704 Jeffries-R
California Environmental Quality Act: exemption
Environmental Quality
AB 1728 Gilmore-R
Automatic composite sampler: mandatory minimum penalties
Environmental Quality
AB 1772 Mendoza-D
Vehicles: group axle weight exemption
Air Pollution
AB 1780 Yamada-D
Delta Stewardship Council: certifications of consistency
Miscellaneous
AB 1788 Yamada-D
Water development projects: state financial assistance
Miscellaneous
AB 1797 Bill Berryhill-R
State Water Resources Development System
Miscellaneous
AB 1805* Charles Calderon-D
California Environmental Quality Act
Environmental Quality
AB 1818 Blumenfield-D
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy: Upper Los Angeles River
Miscellaneous
AB 1819 Logue-R
Harts Mill Forest Fire Station: transfer
Forestry
AB 1824 Monning-D
Hazardous materials: toxic chemicals: sewage systems
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 1833 Logue-R
Air resources: regulations: economic impact analysis
Air Pollution
Environmental Quality
AB 1846 V. Manuel Perez-D
Gas emissions: climate change
Air Pollution
Miscellaneous
AB 1863 Gaines-R
Diesel generators: health facilities
Air Pollution
AB 1884 Galgiani-D
Local water supply projects: inventory
Miscellaneous
AB 1886 Yamada-D
Water use: Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta watershed: report
Miscellaneous
AB 1929 Hall-D
Invasive aquatic species: mussels
Miscellaneous
AB 1956 Monning-D
California condors: feeding
Miscellaneous
AB 1978 Harkey-R
CA regional water quality control boards
Environmental Quality
AB 1981 Hill-D
Recycling: waste tires: fees
Solid Waste Management
AB 1995 Gaines-R
Fish and Game: licenses
Miscellaneous
AB 1998 Brownley-D
Solid waste: single-use carryout bags
Solid Waste Management
AB 2037 V. Manuel Perez-D
Air pollution: electricity
Air Pollution
AB 2049 Arambula-IN
Transfers of water: agricultural use to municipal use
Miscellaneous
AB 2063 Huffman-D
Fish: Chinook and Coho salmon
Miscellaneous
AB 2074 Monning-D
Natural resources: Andrew Molera State Wilderness
Miscellaneous
AB 2092 Huffman-D
Delta Plan: financing
Miscellaneous
AB 2103 Hill-D
San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority
Miscellaneous
AB 2125 Ruskin-D
Coastal resources: marine spatial planning
Coastal Resources
AB 2138 Chesbro-D
Product management: single-use recyclable packaging
Coastal Resources
Solid Waste Management
AB 2139 Chesbro-D
Solid waste: product stewardship
Solid Waste Management
AB 2146 Bill Berryhill-R
Water resources: bond funds: appropriations
Miscellaneous
AB 2163* Mendoza-D
Forest practices: timber harvesting plans
Forestry
AB 2165* Knight-R
CEQA: health care center
Environmental Quality
AB 2176 Blumenfield-D
Hazardous waste: lighting products
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 2179 Monning-D
Tidelands and submerged lands: Santa Cruz: Long Beach
Coastal Resources
AB 2202 V. Manuel Perez-D
New River: cleanup
Environmental Quality
AB 2214* Fuentes-D
Public resources: Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
Miscellaneous
AB 2223 Nava-D
Wildlife management areas: nontoxic shot
Miscellaneous
AB 2224 Ruskin-D
Hazardous substances: underground storage tanks
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 2277 Fletcher-R
Water conservation: urban retail water suppliers
Miscellaneous
AB 2289 Eng-D
Smog check program: testing: penalties
Air Pollution
AB 2299 Blakeslee-R
Air Resources Board: rules and regulations
Air Pollution
AB 2301 Logue-R
Forestry/fire protection: public lands: defensible space
Forestry
AB 2304 Huffman-D
Groundwater management plans: components
Miscellaneous
AB 2311 Mendoza-D
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
AB 2313 Buchanan-D
Greenhouse gas: emissions: significant effects
Air Pollution
AB 2328 Niello-R
Air Resources Board: membership: small business owner
Air Pollution
AB 2329 Ruskin-D
Environmental protection: greenhouse gas emissions
Air Pollution
AB 2336 Fuller-R
Delta Stewardship Council
Miscellaneous
AB 2351 Chesbro-D
Forest resources: demonstration state forests: campgrounds
Forestry
AB 2353 Logue-R
Conservancies: reporting requirements
Miscellaneous
AB 2360 Chesbro-D
Forest resources: Forest Resources Improvement Fund
Forestry
AB 2376 Huffman-D
Fish and wildlife: strategic vision
Miscellaneous
AB 2379 Feuer-D
Environmental protection: hazardous waste source reduction
Environmental Quality
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 2388 Miller-R
Hazardous waste: identification number
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 2398 John Perez-D
Product stewardship: carpet
Solid Waste Management
AB 2405 Buchanan-D
Delta flood protection
Miscellaneous
AB 2407 Harkey-R
California regional water quality control boards: boundaries
Miscellaneous
AB 2420 Huffman-D
Protected species: incidental take: determinations
Miscellaneous
AB 2427 Bill Berryhill-R
Hunting or taking game
Miscellaneous
AB 2453 Tran-R
Oil and gas: operations: enforcement actions
Miscellaneous
AB 2469 Bill Berryhill-R
Air Resources Board: dispute resolutions
Air Pollution
AB 2503 John Perez-D
Ocean resources: marine resources and preservation
Coastal Resources
AB 2534 Fuentes-D
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
AB 2562 Fuentes-D
Hazardous material: landfill gas
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 2565 Ammiano-D
CEQA: lead agency: documents
Environmental Quality
AB 2575 Chesbro-D
Resources: watersheds
Miscellaneous
AB 2583 Hall-D
Hazardous materials: water treatment
Toxics/Hazardous Waste
AB 2598 Brownley-D
Tidelands and submerged lands: sea level action plan
Coastal Resources
AB 2601 Jeffries-R
Tranquillon Ridge offshore oil project
Coastal Resources
Miscellaneous
AB 2611 Ma-D
Recycling: electronic waste
Solid Waste Management
AB 2615 Chesbro-D
Ocean resources: fishing
Coastal Resources
AB 2637 Chesbro-D
Bay pilots: Humboldt Bay
Miscellaneous
AB 2655 Eng-D
Natural resources: Advance Infrastructure Mitigation Program
Miscellaneous
AB 2660* Jeffries-R
State parks: California Citrus State Historic Park
Miscellaneous
AB 2664 Chesbro-D
Public lands: State Lands Commission: violations
Miscellaneous
AB 2669 V. Manuel Perez-D
Public water systems
Environmental Quality
AB 2691 Hall-D
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
AB 2718 Adams-R
Recycling: beverage containers: recycling centers
Solid Waste Management
AB 2719 DeVore-R
Oil and gas leases: state waters
Miscellaneous
AB 2739 Blakeslee-R
Oil spill prevention and response
Miscellaneous
AB 2761 Assembly Natural Resources Committee
Natural resources
Miscellaneous
AB 2775* Huffman-D
Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010
Miscellaneous
AB 2776 Huffman-D
Water resources development
Miscellaneous
ACA 11 Bill Berryhill-R
Hunting
Miscellaneous
ACR 14 Niello-R
California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006
Air Pollution
ACR 128 Emmerson-R
Recycling programs: school districts
Solid Waste Management
ACR 132 Nielsen-R
John F. Reginato Boat Ramp
Miscellaneous
ACR 133 John Perez-D
Earth Hour
Miscellaneous
ACR 143 Hagman-R
Pollution: Environmental Protection Agency
Air Pollution
ACR 173 Evans-D
Native Plant Week
Miscellaneous
AJR 3 Nava-D
Offshore oil drilling
Coastal Resources
AJR 24 Bonnie Lowenthal-D
Air pollution: marine pollution
Air Pollution
AJR 26 Chesbro-D
Climate change
Air Pollution
Environmental Quality
Miscellaneous
AJR 35 Fuller-R
Two-Gates Fish Protection Demonstration Project
Miscellaneous
AJR 38 Caballero-D
Public resources: Two-Gates Fish Protection Project
Miscellaneous
AJR 44 Hill-D
Commercial whaling: moratoriums
Miscellaneous
AB 7X8* Assembly Budget Committee
Environmental pollution: program funding
Environmental Quality
Solid Waste Management

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