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SB-729 Local emergencies: state response.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 02/17/2017 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 729


Introduced by Senator Stone

February 17, 2017


An act relating to emergency services.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 729, as introduced, Stone. Local emergencies: state response.
The California Emergency Services Act establishes the Office of Emergency Services headed by the Director of Emergency Services and provides that the office is responsible for the state’s emergency and disaster response services for natural, technological, or manmade disasters and emergencies. The act requires the director, during a state of war emergency, a state of emergency, or a local emergency, to coordinate the emergency activities of all state agencies in connection with that emergency and further requires every state agency and officer to cooperate with the director in rendering all possible assistance in carrying out the provisions of the act.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to establish specific guidelines and timeframes with respect to the state’s response to a local proclamation of an emergency as set forth in a specified provision of the act.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to establish specific guidelines and timeframes with respect to the state’s response to a local proclamation of an emergency as set forth in Section 8588 of the Government Code.