AB 2054

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Passed Assembly Jun 18, 2020
  • Passed Senate Aug 28, 2020
  • Governor

Emergency services: community response: grant program.

Abstract

Existing law creates the Office of Emergency Services within the office of the Governor. The office is responsible for the state's emergency and disaster response services for natural, technological, or man-made disasters and emergencies. Existing law requires the office to establish by rule and regulation various classes of disaster service workers, the scope of the duties of each class, and to adopt rules and regulations for the registration of each class of these workers. Existing law requires the office to work with advocacy groups representing the deaf and hard of hearing for the purpose of improving accessibility to emergency information and services for the populations that they serve. Existing law requires the office to develop a plan for state and local utilization of volunteers during a state of emergency. This bill would, until January 1, 2024, enact the Community Response Initiative to Strengthen Emergency Systems Act or the C.R.I.S.E.S. Act for the purpose of creating, implementing, and evaluating the C.R.I.S.E.S. Act Grant Pilot Program, which the act would establish. The bill would require the Office of Emergency Services to establish rules and regulations for the act with the goal of making grants to community organizations, over 3 years, for the purpose of expanding the participation of community organizations in emergency response for specified vulnerable populations. The bill would require that grantees receive a minimum award of $250,000 per year. The bill would require a community organization receiving funds pursuant to the program to use the grant to stimulate and support involvement in emergency response activities that do not require a law enforcement officer, as specified. The bill would require the director of the office to assemble staff and resources to carry out certain duties in support of the program. The bill would require the office to support an 11-member C.R.I.S.E.S. Advisory Committee, selected by the Governor, the Chair of the Senate Rules Committee, and the Speaker of the Assembly, as specified, to be inclusive of community organizations with a proven history of leadership and partnership on emergency response. The committee would establish grant application criteria and parameters for eligible community organizations, review and decide upon grant proposals, ensure grants are adhering to standards, and make recommendations to the office, among other things. The bill would establish the Community Response Initiative to Strengthen Emergency Systems Act Fund in the State Treasury in support of the program, to be administered by the director. The bill would require that the act be implemented only if appropriate funding is made available to the office, which would make a determination to this effect, to be published on its internet website. The bill would provide that if the appropriation was not made, the office would bear no responsibility for implementing the act. The bill would make findings and declarations in regard to innovative approaches to emergency responses.

Bill Sponsors (22)

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Actions


Sep 30, 2020

Assembly

Vetoed by Governor.

Sep 10, 2020

California State Legislature

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2:30 p.m.

Aug 30, 2020

Assembly

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 74. Noes 0. Page 5347.).

Aug 28, 2020

Assembly

In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending.

Senate

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 35. Noes 2. Page 4400.).

Aug 20, 2020

Senate

From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (August 20).

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Aug 19, 2020

Senate

In committee: Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR APPR. suspense file.

Aug 14, 2020

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 15. Noes 1.) (August 14). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

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

Aug 03, 2020

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on G.O.

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

Jul 08, 2020

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on G.O.

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

Jul 01, 2020

Senate

Referred to Com. on G.O.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on G.O.

Jun 18, 2020

Senate

In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 78. Noes 0. Page 4919.)

Jun 08, 2020

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Jun 04, 2020

Assembly

Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.

Jun 03, 2020

Assembly

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 18. Noes 0.) (June 3).

Jun 02, 2020

Assembly

In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR APPR. suspense file.

May 13, 2020

Assembly

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 20. Noes 0.) (May 12). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

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

Mar 10, 2020

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on G.O.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on G.O.

Mar 09, 2020

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on G.O. Read second time and amended.

Feb 14, 2020

Assembly

Referred to Com. on G.O.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on G.O.

Feb 04, 2020

Assembly

From printer. May be heard in committee March 5.

Feb 03, 2020

Assembly

Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
AB2054 HTML
02/03/20 - Introduced PDF
03/09/20 - Amended Assembly PDF
06/04/20 - Amended Assembly PDF
07/08/20 - Amended Senate PDF
08/03/20 - Amended Senate PDF
09/01/20 - Enrolled PDF

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