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AB-247 Disaster relief: Carr and Klamathon fires.(2019-2020)



SECTION 1.

 Section 8686 of the Government Code is amended to read:

8686.
 (a) For any eligible project, the state share shall amount to no more than 75 percent of total state eligible costs.
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), the state share shall be up to 100 percent of total state eligible costs connected with the following events:
(1) The October 17, 1989, Loma Prieta earthquake.
(2) The October 20, 1991, East Bay fire.
(3) The fires that occurred in southern California from October 1, 1993, to November 30, 1993, inclusive.
(4) The January 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake.
(5) Storms that occurred in California during the periods commencing January 3, 1995, and February 13, 1995, as specified in agreements between this state and the United States for federal financial assistance.
(6) The storms that occurred in California in December of  1996 and early January of  1997, as specified in agreements between this state and the United States for federal financial assistance.
(7) The winter storms and flooding that occurred from February 1, 1998, to April 30, 1998, inclusive, as specified in agreements between this state and the United States for federal financial assistance.
(8) The wildfires that occurred in southern California commencing October 21, 2003, as specified in agreements between this state and the United States for federal financial assistance.
(9) The December 22, 2003, San Simeon earthquake, as specified in agreements between this state and the United States for federal financial assistance.
(10) The severe storms, flooding, debris flows, and mudslides that occurred during December 27, 2004, to January 11, 2005, inclusive, in southern California, as specified in agreements between this state and the United States for federal financial assistance.
(11) The severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mud and debris flows that occurred in southern California during the period from February 16  16, 2005,  to February 23, 2005, inclusive, as specified in agreements between this state and the United States for federal financial assistance.
(12) The severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and landslides that occurred in northern California during the period from December 17, 2005, to January 3, 2006, inclusive, as specified in agreements between this state and the United States for federal financial assistance.
(13) The severe storms and flooding that occurred in northern and central California during the period from March 29, 2006, to April 16, 2006, inclusive, as specified in agreements between this state and the United States for federal financial assistance.
(14) The Klamathon fire that started on July 5, 2018, in the County of Siskiyou.
(15) The Carr fire that started on July 23, 2018, in the County of Shasta.
(c) For any federally declared disaster subsequent to January 1, 1995, that the Legislature has designated in subdivision (b), the state shall assume the increased share specified in subdivision (b) in those cases where the Federal Emergency Management Agency or another applicable federal agency has approved the federal share of costs.
(d) The state shall make no allocation for any project application resulting in a state share of less than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) under this section.
SEC. 2.
 The Legislature finds and declares that a special statute is necessary and that a general statute cannot be made applicable within the meaning of Section 16 of Article IV of the California Constitution because of the unique costs incurred by local agencies responding to the Klamathon fire that started on July 5, 2018, in the County of Siskiyou, and the Carr fire that started on July 23, 2018, in the County of Shasta.
SEC. 3.
 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the California Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
In order to provide timely essential relief to those persons who have suffered damage or loss as a result of the Klamathon fire, which started on July 5, 2018, in the County of Siskiyou, and the Carr fire, which started on July 23, 2018, in the County of Shasta, it is necessary that this act take effect immediately.