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AB-2465 Burning of lands: private burns.(2013-2014)

Senate:
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Cmt
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Assembly:
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1st
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2nd
3rd
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Veto
Bill Status
AB-2465
Chesbro (A)
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Burning of lands: private burns.
03/25/14
An act to add Article 4 (commencing with Section 4495) to Chapter 7 of Part 2 of Division 4 of the Public Resources Code, relating to forestry.
Assembly
08/22/14
08/18/14

Type of Measure
Inactive Bill - Vetoed
Majority Vote Required
Non-Appropriation
Fiscal Committee
Non-State-Mandated Local Program
Non-Urgency
Non-Tax levy
Last 5 History Actions
Date Action
09/29/14 Vetoed by Governor.
09/04/14 Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.
08/21/14 Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 79. Noes 0. Page 6292.).
08/21/14 Assembly Rule 77 suspended. (Page 6285.)
08/20/14 Measure version as amended on August 18 corrected.
Governor's Veto Message
To the Members of the California State Assembly:
I am returning Assembly Bill 2465 without my signature. 
Today, California faces unprecedented wildfires due to high fuel accumulations, climate change, and in the last three years, drought.  There are many prevention activities that are needed to reduce the likelihood and the impacts of wildfires.  Prescribed fires are a longstanding form of land management that can help reduce the intensity of wildfires and renew ecosystems.
As part of the State's Strategic Fire Plan, CAL FIRE recognizes prescribed fire as an important tool for land managers to use to improve their lands and to address the poor health of many of our forests. 
Rather than creating an independent template as required by this bill, I am directing CAL FIRE to build further on their existing work and develop an Appendix to the State Fire Plan on prescribed fires for consideration by the Board of Forestry and Fire Protection.  CAL FIRE will work in collaboration with the Air Resources Board, local air districts, academics, nongovernmental organizations, local governments, and tribes on recommended actions for enhancing the practice of prescribed burns.
Sincerely,
 
Edmund G. Brown Jr.