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AB-134 Budget Act of 2015.(2015-2016)

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Amended  IN  Senate  September 10, 2015

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2015–2016 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 134


Introduced by Committee on Budget (Weber (Chair), Bloom, Bonta, Campos, Chiu, Cooper, Gordon, Jones-Sawyer, McCarty, Mullin, Nazarian, O’Donnell, Rodriguez, Thurmond, Ting, and Williams)

January 09, 2015


An act relating to the Budget Act of 2015. to amend the Budget Act of 2015 by amending Items 0650-001-3228, 3900-001-3228, and 4700-001-3228 of, and adding Items 2665-001-3228, 3860-001-3228, 3860-101-3228, 3900-101-3228, 4700-101-3228, and 8570-001-3228 to, Section 2.00 of, and amending Section 39.00 of, that act, relating to the State Budget, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, budget bill.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 134, as amended, Committee on Budget. Budget Act of 2015.
The Budget Act of 2015 made appropriations for the support of state government for the 2015–16 fiscal year.
This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2015 by revising items of appropriation and making other changes.
This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as a Budget Bill.

This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact statutory changes relating to the Budget Act of 2015.

Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NOYES   Fiscal Committee: NOYES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Item 0650-001-3228 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2015 is amended to read:
0650-001-3228—For support of Office of Planning and Research, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................

1,199,000
1,817,000
Schedule:
(1)
0370-Strategic Growth Council ........................

1,199,000
1,817,000
Provisions:
1.Funds appropriated in this item shall count toward the share of annual proceeds continuously appropriated to the Strategic Growth Council as specified in subparagraph (C) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 39719 of the Health and Safety Code.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $500,000 shall be available to provide technical assistance to disadvantaged communities. The Strategic Growth Council shall report on the use of these funds at legislative budget hearings.

SEC. 2.

 Item 2665-001-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2015, to read:
2665-001-3228—For support of High-Speed Rail Authority, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
103,000
Schedule:
(1)1970-Administration ........................ 103,000
Provisions:
1.Funds appropriated in this item shall count towards the share of annual proceeds continuously appropriated to the High Speed Rail Authority as specified in paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 39719 of the Health and Safety Code.

SEC. 3.

 Item 3860-001-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2015, to read:
3860-001-3228—For support of Department of Water Resources, payable from the Green House Gas Reduction Fund ........................
1,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3230-Continuing Formulation of the California Water Plan ........................ 1,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2017, and available for liquidation until June 30, 2019.
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available to administer a grant program for local agencies, joint powers authorities, or nonprofit organizations to implement residential, commercial, or institutional water efficiency programs or projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and also reduce water and energy use.

SEC. 4.

 Item 3860-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2015, to read:
3860-101-3228—For local assistance, Department of Water Resources, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
19,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3230-Continuing Formulation of the California Water Plan ........................ 19,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2017, and available for liquidation until June 30, 2019.
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for assistance to local agencies, joint powers authorities, or nonprofit organizations to implement residential, commercial, or institutional water efficiency programs or projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and also reduce water and energy use.

SEC. 5.

 Item 3900-001-3228 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2015 is amended to read:
3900-001-3228—For support of State Air Resources Board, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................

16,486,000
18,686,000
Schedule:
(1)
3510-Climate Change ........................

16,486,000
18,686,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $1,000,000 is available to fund the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund expenditure project tracking system upon project approval by the Department of Technology, and shall be available for expenditure until June 30, 2017.

SEC. 6.

 Item 3900-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2015, to read:
3900-101-3228—For local assistance, State Air Resources Board, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
90,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3510-Climate Change ........................ 90,000,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding Section 16304.1 of the Government Code, the funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance until June 30, 2018, and be available for liquidation of encumbrances until June 30, 2021.

SEC. 7.

 Item 4700-001-3228 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2015 is amended to read:
4700-001-3228—For support of Department of Community Services and Development, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................

4,700,000
8,773,000
Schedule:
(1)
4180-Energy Programs ........................

4,700,000
8,773,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department may transfer funds from this item to Item 4700-101-3228, upon the Department of Finance’s approval.
2.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any unexpended funds of this appropriation as of June 30, 2016, shall be available for encumbrances in the subsequent fiscal year and for liquidation through June 30, 2018.

SEC. 8.

 Item 4700-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2015, to read:
4700-101-3228—For local assistance, Department of Community Services and Development, for Weatherization and Renewable Energy Projects, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
70,000,000
Schedule:
(1)4180-Energy Programs ........................ 70,000,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department may transfer funds from this item to Item 4700-001-3228, upon the Department of Finance’s approval.
2.Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any unexpended funds of this appropriation as of June 30, 2016, shall be available for encumbrances in the subsequent fiscal year; and, available for liquidation through June 30, 2018.

SEC. 9.

 Item 8570-001-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2015, to read:
8570-001-3228—For support of Department of Food and Agriculture, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
40,000,000
Schedule:
(1)6590-General Agricultural Activities ........................ 40,000,000
(3)9900100-Administration ........................ 781,000
(4)9900200-Administration—Distributed ........................ −781,000
Provisions:
1.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $40,000,000 shall be available for expenditure or encumbrance until June 30, 2017, to support greenhouse gas emission reductions through water and energy efficiency grants promoting water and energy savings.

SEC. 10.

 Section 39.00 of the Budget Act of 2015 is amended to read:

SEC. 39.00.

 The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the following bills are other bills providing for appropriations related to the Budget Bill within the meaning of subdivision (e) of Section 12 of Article IV of the California Constitution: AB 94, AB 95, AB 104, AB 105, AB 106, AB 107, AB 108, AB 109, AB 110, AB 111, AB 112, AB 113, AB 114, AB 115, AB 116, AB 117, AB 118, AB 119, AB 120, AB 121, AB 122, AB 123, AB 124, AB 125, AB 126, AB 127, AB 128, AB 129, AB 130, AB 131, AB 132, AB 133, AB 134, AB 135, AB 136, AB 137, AB 138, SB 70, SB 71, SB 72, SB 73, SB 74, SB 75, SB 76, SB 77, SB 78, SB 79, SB 80, SB 81, SB 82, SB 83, SB 84, SB 85, SB 86, SB 87, SB 88, SB 89, SB 90, SB 91, SB 92, SB 93, SB 94, SB 95, SB 96, SB 97, SB 98, SB 99, SB 100, SB 101, SB 102, SB 103, SB 104, SB 105, SB 106, SB 107, SB 108, and SB 109, in the form that these bills existed at the time that the act amending this section of the Budget Act of 2015 took effect.

SEC. 11.

 This act is a Budget Bill within the meaning of subdivision (c) of Section 12 of Article IV of the California Constitution and shall take effect immediately.
SECTION 1.

It is the intent of the Legislature to enact statutory changes relating to the Budget Act of 2015.