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AB 35

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2009-2010, 8th Special Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Assembly
  • Senate
  • Governor

Energy: California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority.

Abstract

The California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority Act established the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority. The authority is authorized to do all things necessary and convenient to carry out the purposes of the act. The authority is also required to establish a renewable energy program to provide financial assistance, as defined, to certain entities for projects to generate new and renewable energy sources, develop clean and efficient distributed generation, and demonstrate the economic feasibility of new technologies. Existing law provides that the transfer of title of tangible personal property constituting a project under the act to the authority by a participating party or the lease or transfer of tangible personal property constituting a project under the act by the authority to a participating party pursuant to the act is not a "sale" or "purchase" for the purposes of the Sales and Use Tax Law. This bill would include as a project, machinery or equipment that is utilized for the design, technology transfer, manufacture, production, assembly, distribution, or service of an alternative source component. The bill would include as "financial assistance" for the purposes of the act purchases, sales, or lease arrangements that qualify for exclusion from the Sales and Use Tax Law. The bill would require the authority to consider specified criteria in approving a project for which the purchase, sale, or lease of tangible personal property qualifies for the sales and use tax exclusion. The bill would require, when the sales and use tax exclusion for projects approved by the authority exceeds $100,000,000 annually, the authority to provide a 20-day notice to the Legislature for additional project approval. The California Constitution authorizes the Governor to declare a fiscal emergency and to call the Legislature into special session for that purpose. The Governor issued a proclamation declaring a fiscal emergency, and calling a special session for this purpose, on January 8, 2010. This bill would state that it addresses the fiscal emergency declared by the Governor by proclamation issued on January 8, 2010, pursuant to the California Constitution.

Bill Sponsors (27)

Sam Blakeslee Ph.D.

  • Republican
Author

Anthony Adams

  • Republican
Coauthor

Roy Ashburn

  • Republican
Coauthor

Joan Buchanan

  • Democratic
Coauthor

Wilmer Amina Carter

  • Democratic
Coauthor

Arambula

Coauthor

Bill Berryhill

  • Republican
Coauthor

Fletcher

Coauthor

Gaines

Coauthor

Audra Strickland

  • Republican
Coauthor

Chuck DeVore

  • Republican
Coauthor

Bill Emmerson

  • Republican
Coauthor

Felipe Fuentes

  • Democratic
Author

Warren T Furutani

  • Democratic
Coauthor

Cathleen Galgiani

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 5
Coauthor

Danny D Gilmore

  • Republican
Coauthor

Curt Hagman

  • Republican
Coauthor

Isadore Hall

  • Democratic
Coauthor

Kevin D Jeffries

  • Republican
Coauthor

Steve Knight

  • Republican
Coauthor

Fiona Ma

  • Democratic
Coauthor

Jeff Miller

  • Republican
Coauthor

Brian Nestande

  • Republican
Coauthor

Jim Silva

  • Republican
Coauthor

Cameron Smyth

  • Republican
Coauthor

Jose Solorio

  • Democratic
Author

Michael Villines

  • Republican
Coauthor

Votes


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Actions


Mar 11, 2010

Assembly

Died at Desk.

Feb 05, 2010

Assembly

From printer.

Feb 04, 2010

Assembly

Read first time. To print.

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02/04/10 - Introduced PDF

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