Governor Brown Acts to Boost Economic Competitiveness, Drive Fiscal Stability and Enact Regulatory Reform


10-6-2011

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced today that he has signed the following bills to boost California's economic competitiveness, bring greater fiscal stability to the state and reform the regulatory process to promote business growth:

• AB 29 by Assemblymember John A. Pιrez (D-Los Angeles) – Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development. A signing message can be found here.
• AB 341 by Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro (D-Eureka) – Solid waste: diversion.
• AB 410 by Assemblymember Sandre Swanson (D-Oakland) – Regulations: adoption: disability access.
• AB 418 by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) – Tidelands and submerged lands: City and County of San Francisco: Pier 70.
• AB 512 by Assemblymember Richard Gordon (D-Redwood City) – Local government renewable energy self-generation program.
• AB 554 by Assemblymember Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) – Employment: workforce services.
• AB 565 by Assemblymember William W. Monning (D-Santa Cruz) – Conservation: State Coastal Conservancy.
• AB 631 by Assemblymember Fiona Ma (D-San Francisco) – Public utilities: electric vehicle charging stations.
• AB 766 by Assemblymember William W. Monning (D-Santa Cruz) – Public works: payroll records.
• AB 892 by Assemblymember Wilmer Amina Carter (D-Rialto) – Department of Transportation: environmental review process: federal pilot program.
• AB 901 by Assemblymember V. Manuel Pιrez (D-Coachella) – Economic development: small business.
• AB 981 by Assemblymember Ben Hueso (D-Chula Vista) – California Pollution Control Financing Authority: Capital Access Loan Program.
• AB 982 by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) – Energy: land exchange for renewable energy-related projects.
• AB 1149 by Assemblymember Richard Gordon (D-Redwood City) – Beverage containers: recycling and litter reduction: funds.
• AB 1314 by Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) – Air resources: Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program.
• AB 1392 by Assemblymember Steven Bradford (D-Inglewood) – Energy.
• AB 1398 by Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro (D-Eureka) – Employment of minors: agricultural packing plants.
• AB 1423 by Assemblymember Henry Perea (D-Fresno) – Income taxes: federal conformity: Regulated Investment Company Modernization Act of 2010.
• SB 108 by Senator Michael Rubio (D-Bakersfield) – Surface mining: idle mines.
• SB 225 by Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) – California Pollution Control Financing Authority: Capital Access Loan Program.
• SB 555 by Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) – Local government: community facilities districts.
• SB 570 by Senator Michael Rubio (D-Bakersfield) – San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District: high polluter vehicles: schoolbuses.
• SB 617 by Senator Ronald Calderon (D-Montebello) – State government: financial and administrative accountability.
• SB 698 by Senator Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) – Workforce development: high-performance boards.
• SB 734 by Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) – State and local workforce investment boards: funding.

The Governor also announced that he has vetoed the following bills:

• AB 696 by Assemblymember Ben Hueso (D-Chula Vista) – Bergeson-Peace Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank Act. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 700 by Assemblymember Robert Blumenfield (D-Van Nuys) – Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 1379 by Assemblymember Steven Bradford (D-Inglewood) – Economic development: public pension funds. A veto message can be found here.

For full text of the bills, visit: http://leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html.

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