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AB-179 California Transportation Commission.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 14504 of the Government Code is amended to read:

14504.
 (a) In appointing members, the Governor shall make every effort to ensure both of the following:
In (1)   appointing members, the Governor shall make every effort to assure that  That  there is a geographic balance of representation on the commission as a whole, with members from the northern and southern areas and from the urban and rural areas of the state.
(2) That the commission has a diverse membership with expertise in transportation issues, taking into consideration factors including, but not limited to, socioeconomic background and professional experience, which may include experience working in, or representing, disadvantaged communities.
(b)  Each member of the commission shall represent the state at large.

SEC. 2.

 Section 14516 is added to the Government Code, to read:

14516.
 The commission and the State Air Resources Board shall hold at least two joint meetings per calendar year to coordinate their implementation of transportation policies, including interagency efforts, which shall include, but not be limited to, implementation of the sustainable freight action plan developed pursuant to Executive Order B-32-15, development of the California Transportation Plan update pursuant to Section 65071, and the setting of targets pursuant to subparagraph (A) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 65080.