The California Ocean Protection Act establishes the Ocean Protection Council in state government and provides that the council consists of the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency, the Secretary for Environmental Protection, the Chair of the State Lands Commission, and 2 public members appointed by the Governor. The act requires the council, among other things, to coordinate activities of state agencies that are related to the protection and conservation of coastal waters and ocean ecosystems, and to establish policies to coordinate the collection and sharing of scientific data related to coast and ocean resources between agencies. The act also establishes the California Ocean Protection Trust Fund and authorizes moneys in the trust fund to be expended, upon appropriation by the Legislature, and upon authorization by the council, for grants or loans to public agencies, nonprofit corporations, or private entities for, and direct expenditures on, various projects and activities related to the protection of coastal and ocean resources. This bill would additionally include among the projects and activities eligible for funding from the trust fund projects and activities related to restoration of native salmon and steelhead trout populations and restoration of the state's salmon fishery.
From Assembly without further action.
From committee without further action.
Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
(Heard in committee on June 30.)
From committee: Do pass, but first be re-referred to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 2.) Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
To Com. on W.,P. & W.
In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 27. Noes 12. Page 1099.) To Assembly.
Set for hearing May 28.
Joint Rule 62(a) file notice suspended. (Page 1036.)
(Suspense - for vote only.)
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 7. Noes 5. Page 1072.)
Read second time. To third reading.
Placed on APPR suspense file.
Set for hearing May 26.
From committee: Do pass as amended, but first amend, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 4. Page 683.)
Set for hearing April 28.
To Com. on RLS.
Read first time.
From print. May be acted upon on or after March 30.
Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|02/27/09 - Introduced|
|04/02/09 - Amended Senate|
|05/05/09 - Amended Senate|
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