SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed several bills, including budget-implementing legislation. AB 179, the Budget Act of 2022, implements funding for key priorities, including $315 million General Fund over two years to help implement California’s Extreme Heat Action Plan and major funding to advance the state’s drought response, wildfire and forest resilience efforts, Zero-Emission Vehicle programs and expanded parks access.AB 209, the energy trailer bill, enacts important investments to support clean energy and energy reliability and affordability. The legislation directs funding from the $8 billion in energy investments in this year’s state budget to programs focused on building decarbonization, industrial decarbonization, strategic energy reliability resources, off-shore wind infrastructure, equitable access to solar and storage systems, long duration storage projects, and more. A full list of bills signed by the Governor can be found below:
- AB 151 by the Committee on Budget – State employment: State Bargaining units: agreements: compensation and benefits.
- AB 179 by Assemblymember Philip Ting (D-San Francisco) – Budget Act of 2022.
- AB 209 by the Committee on Budget – Energy and climate change.
- AB 1680 by Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San Jose) – Transportation: San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District: policing responsibilities.
- AB 1912 by Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D-Oakland) – Emergency apportionments: closure and consolidation requirements.
- AB 1959 by the Committee on Agriculture – Food and agriculture: omnibus bill.
- AB 1974 by Assemblymember Phillip Chen (R-Yorba Linda) – Correctional facilities: service of process.
- AB 2130 by Assemblymember Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo County) – Emergency medical services: training.
- AB 2293 by the Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials – Carpenter-Presley-Tanner Hazardous Substance Account Act: recodification.
- AB 2327 by the Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials – Carpenter-Presley-Tanner Hazardous Substance Account Act: conforming revisions.
- AB 2595 by Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Sr. (D-Los Angeles) – Juveniles: dependency: jurisdiction of the juvenile court.
- AB 2669 by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-North Hollywood) – Youth service organizations: child abuse and neglect prevention.
- AB 2887 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) – Public resources: Sales and Use Tax Law: exclusions.
- SB 895 by Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) – Solid waste: nonprofit convenience zone recycler: definition.
- SB 973 by Senator Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) – State Supplementary Program: administration.