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AB-2734 California Transportation Commission.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 08/15/2018 09:00 PM
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Enrolled  August 15, 2018
Passed  IN  Senate  August 13, 2018
Passed  IN  Assembly  May 17, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2734


Introduced by Assembly Member Frazier

February 15, 2018


An act to amend Sections 13975 and 14500 of, and to repeal Section 14534.1 of, the Government Code, relating to transportation.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2734, Frazier. California Transportation Commission.
Existing law establishes in state government the Transportation Agency, which includes various departments and state entities, including the California Transportation Commission. Existing law vests the California Transportation Commission with specified powers, duties, and functions relative to transportation matters. Existing law requires the commission to retain independent authority to perform the duties and functions prescribed to it under any provision of law.
This bill would exclude the California Transportation Commission from the Transportation Agency, establish it as an entity in state government, and require it to act in an independent oversight role. The bill would also make conforming changes.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 13975 of the Government Code is amended to read:

13975.
 There is in the state government the Transportation Agency. The agency consists of the Department of the California Highway Patrol, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Department of Transportation, the High-Speed Rail Authority, and the Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun.

SEC. 2.

 Section 14500 of the Government Code is amended to read:

14500.
 There is in state government a California Transportation Commission. The commission shall act in an independent oversight role.

SEC. 3.

 Section 14534.1 of the Government Code is repealed.