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AB 23

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2015-2016, 1st Special Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Assembly
  • Senate
  • Governor

Transportation.

Bill Subjects

Transportation.

Abstract

(1) Existing law requires the Department of Transportation to prepare a State Highway Operation and Protection Program every other year for the expenditure of transportation capital improvement funds for projects that are necessary to preserve and protect the state highway system, excluding projects that add new traffic lanes. Existing law provides for the programming of transportation capital improvement funds for other objectives through the State Transportation Improvement Program administered by the California Transportation Commission, which includes projects recommended by regional transportation planning agencies through adoption of a regional transportation improvement program and projects recommended by the department through adoption of an interregional transportation improvement program, as specified. This bill, by January 1, 2017, would require the California Transportation Commission to establish a process whereby the department and local agencies receiving funding for highway capital improvements from the State Highway Operation and Protection Program or the State Transportation Improvement Program prioritize projects that provide meaningful benefits to the mobility and safety needs of disadvantaged community residents, as specified. (2) Existing law creates the Active Transportation Program in the Department of Transportation for the purpose of encouraging increased use of active modes of transportation, such as biking and walking, with specified available funds to be awarded to eligible projects by the California Transportation Commission and regional transportation agencies, as specified. This bill would specifically require $125,000,000 to be appropriated annually from the State Highway Account to the Active Transportation Program, with these additional funds to be used for network grants that prioritize projects in underserved areas, as specified.

Bill Sponsors (13)

Eduardo Garcia

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 56
Author

Luis Alejo

  • Democratic
Principal Coauthor

Richard Bloom

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 50
Coauthor

Autumn R. Burke

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 62
Author

Cristina Garcia

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 58
Coauthor

Roger Hernández

  • Democratic
Coauthor

David Chiu

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 17
Author

Mike Gatto

  • Democratic
Coauthor

Kevin McCarty

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 7
Coauthor

Adrin Nazarian

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 46
Coauthor

Anthony Rendon

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 63
Coauthor

Miguel Santiago

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 53
Coauthor

Philip Y. Ting

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 19
Coauthor

Votes


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Actions


Sep 05, 2015

Assembly

From printer.

Sep 04, 2015

Assembly

Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

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09/04/15 - Introduced PDF

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