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Legislative

June 5, 2020

Please see attachments (links below) regarding the bill status report for FLC as of Friday, June 5, 2020.


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May 2020

Note that Brian White assembled this summary in late February and early March 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic changed the legislative process and the financial picture for the state. The legislature was recessed until early May while the budget is…


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April 30, 2020

In Govenor Newsom's afternoon update on April 28, he laid out the steps and indicators that are needed to begin reopening the state, with different businesses being able to reopen in different stages. Most importantly he indicated that some movement…


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April 10, 2020

We hope this message finds you all safe and healthy during these uncertain and challenging times. This long message provides some insight into what is happening in Sacramento as we continue to adjust to a new normal in dealing with COVID-19. Below…


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July 2019

The tables below summarize the current legislation that the FLC is monitoring. Brian White and the Legislative Committee have been successful in amending AB 454 and SB 69 to minimize the adverse impacts from language in the original bills.


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March 2019

“School is back in session” is often a common statement made around the State Capitol when the Legislature returns from a long break. Such was the scene on January 7 when legislators returned to work after the November 2018 elections.


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December 2019

Brian White and the Legislative Committee were successful in amending AB 454 and SB 69 to minimize the adverse impacts from language in the original bills.


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Legislative Archives


Appellate Decision on WFMP Case

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Good News -- Exemptions and NTMPs

CAL FIRE has reversed its policy change regarding the acceptance of exemptions for NTMPs. Please refer to the link below to view the letter from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Ken Pimlott) to the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection (Keith Gilless).

Should you have any questions, please send an email to the FLC Legislative Committee at legchair@forestlandowners.org.
 
Letter and Supporting Content from CAL FIRE to Board of Forestry

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Legislative Committee Assignments


Public Policy Institute of California

The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) issued a report in mid-September on the status of forest health in the Headwaters Forests. On September 20, there was a panel debriefing on the report. Click on the links below to download the documents.

If you are interested in wathcing the panel debrief, the video is posted on the PPIC's website:


Agency and Advocacy Letters

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