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AB-1191 California Tahoe Conservancy.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 07/25/2017 09:00 PM
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Assembly Bill No. 1191
CHAPTER 113

An act to amend Section 66906.1 of the Government Code, relating to the California Tahoe Conservancy, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.

[ Approved by Governor  July 24, 2017. Filed with Secretary of State  July 24, 2017. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1191, Bigelow. California Tahoe Conservancy.
(1) Existing law establishes the governing body of the California Tahoe Conservancy, composed of 7 voting members and one ex officio nonvoting member. Existing law requires that the governing body include, among other members, one member appointed by the City Council of the City of South Lake Tahoe, one member appointed by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Placer, and one member appointed by the Board of Supervisors of the County of El Dorado.
This bill would revise the qualifications for membership, and would also authorize specified members to also serve as representatives to any nonstate body created pursuant to the Tahoe Regional Planning Compact to the extent that such service does not involve a conflict of interest.
(2) This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 66906.1 of the Government Code is amended to read:

66906.1.
 (a) The governing body of the conservancy shall be composed of seven voting members and one ex officio nonvoting member. The voting members shall be as follows:
(1) One member of the City Council of the City of South Lake Tahoe, or a designee appointed by that city council who is a resident of the City of South Lake Tahoe.
(2) One member of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Placer, or a designee appointed by that board of supervisors who is either an employee of the county or a resident of the county and the Lake Tahoe region.
(3) One member of the Board of Supervisors of the County of El Dorado, or a designee appointed by that board of supervisors who is either an employee of the county or a resident of the county and the Lake Tahoe region.
(4) The Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency or his or her designee.
(5) One member appointed from the general public by the Senate Committee on Rules.
(6) One member appointed from the general public by the Speaker of the Assembly.
(7) The Director of Finance or the director’s designee.
(b) The members appointed or designated pursuant to paragraphs (4) to (7), inclusive, shall not be residents of the region.
(c) The members of the governing body of the conservancy shall serve at the pleasure of the respective appointing authority.
(d) A representative of the United States Secretary of Agriculture shall be an ex officio, nonvoting member of the conservancy.
(e) A member appointed pursuant to paragraph (1), (2), or (3) of subdivision (a) may also serve as a representative to any nonstate body created pursuant to Title 7.4 (commencing with Section 66800), to the extent that such service does not involve a conflict of interest.
(f) For purposes of this section, “Lake Tahoe region” has the same meaning as in subdivision (c) of Section 66953.

SEC. 2.

 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 ensure the uninterrupted operations of the governing board of the California Tahoe Conservancy by enabling locally elected officials to serve on the board, consistent with established practices for the appointment of members, at the earliest possible time, it is necessary that this act take effect immediately.