By Brian White, KP Public Affairs, FLC Legislative Advocate and Larry Camp, FLC Legislative Committee
The tables below summarize the final history of legislation that the FLC monitored during the 2019 legislative session and the Governor’s approval/veto review.
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. Use the following link to find out additional information about any bill of interest http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/. Please contact Larry Camp or Deidre Bryant if you have any questions.
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2019 Legislation – Active Legislative Monitoring by Forest Landowners of California
|Support||Oppose||Neutral||Now 2 Year Bills|
|SB 462 - Stern - Died||SB 1 - Atkins - Vetoed by Governor||AB 454 - Kalra - After amendments - Signed by Gov.||AB 144 - Aguiar-Curry|
|SB 535 - Moorlach - Died||AB 5 - Gonzalez - Signed by Governor||SB 378 - Wiener - Tax provisions dropped||AB 257 - Mathis|
|SB 632 - Galgiani - Signed by Governor||AB 343 - Patterson - Support|
|AB 431 - Gallagher|
|AB 490 - Salas|
|AB 616 - Patterson - Support|
|AB 833 - Dahle|
|AB 1067 - Bigelow|
|AB 1151 - Daly|
|AB 1284 - Carrillo|
|AB 1298 - Mullin|
|AB 1375 - Bigelow|
|AB 1690 - Flora|
|AB 1778 - Boerner-Horvath|
|SB 69 - Wiener - Neutral after amendments|
|SB 515 - Caballero - Support|
2019 Legislation – Watch with No Current Position by Forest Landowners of California
|AB 38 - Wood; AB 1160 - Dahle; AB 293 - E. Garcia; AB 1516 – Friedman; AB 1823 - Assembly Natural Resources Committee|
|Assembly Bills Vetoed by the Governor|
|AB 296 - Cooley; AB 394 - Obernolte; AB 417 - Arambula|
|Assembly Bills Died in the Legislature|
|AB 247, AB 248 - Dahle; AB 235, AB 483, AB 915 - Mayes; AB 312 - Cooley; AB 409 - Limon; AB 572 - Kalra; AB 740 - Burke; AB 793 - Ting; AB 839 - Mullin; AB 933 - Petrie-Norris; AB 1167 – Mathis; AB 1276 - Bonta; AB 1299, AB 1388 – Flora; AB 1612 - Quirk|
|Senate Bills Signed by the Governor|
|SB 44 - Skinner; SB 190, SB 209, SB 247- Dodd; SB 395 - Archuleta|
|Senate Bills Died in the Legislature|
|SB 692 - Skinner; SB 45, SB 757 - Allen; SB 68, SB 133 Galgiani; SB 168 - Wieckowski; SB 502, SB 566 - Borgeas; SB 739 - Stern;|
|SB 761 - Jones|
Appellate Decision on WFMP Case
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 email@example.com.
Letter and Supporting Content from CAL FIRE to Board of Forestry
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: