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AB-2290 California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank.(2013-2014)

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Amended  IN  Senate  August 04, 2014

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2290


Introduced by Assembly Member John A. Pérez

February 21, 2014


An act to amend Section 63021.5 of, and to add Section 63024.2 to, the Government Code, relating to economic development.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2290, as amended, John A. Pérez. California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank.
Existing law establishes the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank in the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Existing law establishes that the board of directors of the bank consists of 5 members, as specified.
This bill would add a Member of the Assembly, or a designee of the member, Member, and a Member of the Senate, or a designee of the Senator, as advisory members of the board. This bill would require the bank to serve as the primary state agency for purposes of developing an application for, and applying to, any federal infrastructure bank or financing authority. authority, except where inconsistent with an operating agreement between another state agency and a federal agency.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 63021.5 of the Government Code is amended to read:

63021.5.
 (a) The bank shall be governed and its corporate power exercised by a board of directors that shall consist of the following persons:
(1) The Director of Finance or his or her designee.
(2) The Treasurer or his or her designee.
(3) The Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development or his or her designee, who shall serve as chair of the board.
(4) An appointee of the Governor.
(5) The Secretary of Transportation or his or her designee.
(6) A Member of the Assembly appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly and a Member of the Senate appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules. The Members of the Legislature shall be nonvoting and shall meet with and, except as otherwise provided by the California Constitution, advise the board, to the extent that their advisory participation is not incompatible with their duties as Members of the Legislature. A Member of the Legislature appointed under this paragraph may select a designee to serve in his or her place.
(b) Any designated director shall serve at the pleasure of the designating power.
(c) Three of the members shall constitute a quorum and the affirmative vote of three board members shall be necessary for any action to be taken by the board.
(d) A member of the board shall not participate in any bank action or attempt to influence any decision or recommendation by any employee of, or consultant to, the bank that involves a sponsor of which he or she is a representative or in which the member or a member of his or her immediate family has a personal financial interest within the meaning of Section 87100. For purposes of this section, “immediate family” means the spouse, children, and parents of the member.
(e) Except as provided in this subdivision, the members of the board shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties to the extent that reimbursement for these expenses is not otherwise provided or payable by another public agency, and shall receive one hundred dollars ($100) for each full day of attending meetings of the authority.

SEC. 2.

 Section 63024.2 is added to the Government Code, to read:

63024.2.
 The bank shall serve as the primary state agency for the purposes of developing an application for, and applying to, any federal infrastructure bank or financing authority. authority, except where inconsistent with an operating agreement between another state agency and a federal agency.