SB 438

  • California Senate Bill
  • 2015-2016 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Feb 25, 2015
  • Passed Senate May 07, 2015
  • Passed Assembly Aug 22, 2016
  • Signed by Governor Sep 29, 2016

Earthquake safety: statewide earthquake early warning program and system.

Abstract

(1) The California Emergency Services Act requires the Office of Emergency Services, among other things, to develop in collaboration with specified entities a comprehensive statewide earthquake early warning system in California through a public-private partnership, as specified. The act requires the office to identify funding for the system through single or multiple sources of revenue, and requires those sources to exclude the General Fund and to be limited to federal funds, funds from revenue bonds, local funds, and funds from private sources. Under the act, the requirement that the office develop the system is not operative until funding is identified, and is repealed if funding is not identified by July 1, 2016. The act establishes the California Earthquake Safety Fund in the State Treasury to be used, upon appropriation by the Legislature, for seismic safety and earthquake-related programs, including the statewide earthquake early warning system. This bill would discontinue the requirement that the funding sources for the system exclude the General Fund and be limited to federal funds, funds from revenue bonds, local funds, and funds from private sources. The bill would delete the provisions providing for the repeal and the contingent operation of the requirement that the office develop the system. This bill would establish, within the office, the California Earthquake Early Warning Program and the California Earthquake Early Warning Advisory Board to support the development of the statewide earthquake early warning system, as specified. The bill would require the board to include 7 voting members, as specified, and the Chancellor of the California State University, or his or her designee, who would serve as a nonvoting member. The bill would authorize the President of the University of California, or his or her designee, to serve as an additional nonvoting member of the board. The bill would require all members to serve without compensation, but would require reimbursement for actual and reasonable travel and meal expenses to attend board meetings. The bill would require the board to comply with existing state open meeting and public record disclosure laws and would prohibit the disclosure of any information in a public record that is a trade secret, as defined, of a private entity cooperating with the board or participating in the statewide earthquake early warning system or the program. The bill would make legislative findings in support of its provisions. (2) Existing constitutional provisions require that a statute that limits the right of access to the meetings of public bodies or the writings of public officials and agencies be adopted with findings demonstrating the interest protected by the limitation and the need for protecting that interest. This bill would make legislative findings to that effect.

Bill Sponsors (14)

Votes


Actions


Sep 29, 2016

California State Legislature

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 803, Statutes of 2016.

California State Legislature

Approved by the Governor.

Sep 08, 2016

California State Legislature

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 5 p.m.

Aug 29, 2016

Senate

Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 39. Noes 0. Page 5474.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.

Aug 25, 2016

Senate

Set for hearing August 25.

Senate

From committee: That the Assembly amendments be concurred in. (Ayes 7. Noes 0. Page 5436.)

Aug 24, 2016

Senate

From committee: Be re-referred to Com. on APPR. pursuant to Senate Rule 29.10(d). (Ayes 5. Noes 0. Page 5326.) Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Com. on APPR. pursuant to Senate Rule 29.10(d). (Ayes 5. Noes 0. Page 5326.) Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

Senate

Re-referred to Com. on RLS. pursuant to Senate Rule 29.10(d).

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on RLS. pursuant to Senate Rule 29.10(d).

Aug 22, 2016

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 77. Noes 0. Page 6014.) Ordered to the Senate.

Senate

In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.

Aug 04, 2016

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Aug 03, 2016

Assembly

From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 20. Noes 0.) (August 3).

Aug 01, 2016

Assembly

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Committee-Passage
  • Reading-1
Com. on APPR.

Jun 30, 2016

Assembly

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Committee-Passage
  • Reading-1
Com. on APPR.

Assembly

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 20. Noes 0.) (June 30). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Committee-Passage
Com. on APPR.

Jun 22, 2016

Assembly

June 22 hearing postponed by committee.

Jun 14, 2016

Assembly

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on G.O.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Committee-Passage
  • Reading-1
Com. on G.O.

Mar 02, 2016

Assembly

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on G.O.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Committee-Passage
  • Reading-1
Com. on G.O.

Feb 22, 2016

Assembly

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on G.O.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Committee-Passage
  • Reading-1
Com. on G.O.

Sep 03, 2015

Assembly

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on G.O.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Committee-Passage
  • Reading-1
Com. on G.O.

Jul 15, 2015

Assembly

July 15 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

Jul 06, 2015

Assembly

From committee: Be re-referred to Com. on G.O. (Ayes 11. Noes 0.) (July 6). Re-referred to Com. on G.O.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Com. on G.O. (Ayes 11. Noes 0.) (July 6). Re-referred to Com. on G.O.

Jul 02, 2015

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on RLS. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on RLS. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96.

Jun 29, 2015

Assembly

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on TRANS.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Committee-Passage
  • Reading-1
Com. on TRANS.

Jun 17, 2015

Assembly

June 22 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

Jun 03, 2015

Assembly

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on TRANS.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Committee-Passage
  • Reading-1
Com. on TRANS.

May 22, 2015

Assembly

Referred to Coms. on TRANS. and JUD.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on TRANS. and JUD.

May 07, 2015

Senate

Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 37. Noes 0. Page 929.) Ordered to the Assembly.

Assembly

In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.

May 05, 2015

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

May 04, 2015

Senate

From committee: Be ordered to second reading pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.

Apr 24, 2015

Senate

Set for hearing May 4.

Apr 22, 2015

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To consent calendar. (Ayes 7. Noes 0. Page 728.) (April 21). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Committee-Passage
Com. on APPR.

Apr 10, 2015

Senate

Set for hearing April 21.

Apr 08, 2015

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 11. Noes 0. Page 526.) (April 7). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Committee-Passage
Com. on JUD.

Apr 06, 2015

Senate

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on T. & H.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Committee-Passage
  • Reading-1
Com. on T. & H.

Mar 10, 2015

Senate

Set for hearing April 7.

Mar 05, 2015

Senate

Referred to Coms. on T. & H. and JUD.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on T. & H. and JUD.

Feb 26, 2015

Senate

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 28.

Feb 25, 2015

Senate

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
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02/25/15 - Introduced PDF
04/06/15 - Amended Senate PDF
06/03/15 - Amended Assembly PDF
06/29/15 - Amended Assembly PDF
09/03/15 - Amended Assembly PDF
02/22/16 - Amended Assembly PDF
03/02/16 - Amended Assembly PDF
06/14/16 - Amended Assembly PDF
06/30/16 - Amended Assembly PDF
08/01/16 - Amended Assembly PDF
09/02/16 - Enrolled PDF
09/29/16 - Chaptered PDF

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