Legislative and Regulatory Update
By Brian White, KP Public Affairs, and Larry Camp, Legislative Committee Co-Chair
Please see attachments (links below) regarding the bill status report for FLC as of Friday, June 5, 2020.
Also, below are key upcoming legislative deadlines:
- June 5
Last day to pass 2020 Assembly bills from Fiscal Committee to Assembly Floor
- June 15
Legislature must pass State Budget
- June 19
Last day to pass 2020 Assembly bills from Assembly Floor to the Senate
- June 19
Last day to pass 2020 Senate bills from Fiscal Committee to Senate Floor
- June 26
Last day to pass 2020 Senate bills from Senate Floor to the Assembly
- June 19 - July 12
Assembly Summer Recess
- July 2 - July 12
Senate Summer Recess
- July 13
Senate and Assembly reconvene
Legislative Bill Table Update & Bill Status Report
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: