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AB-1822 Budget Act of 2018.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 06/21/2018 09:46 PM
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Amended  IN  Senate  June 21, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1822


Introduced by Committee on Budget (Assembly Members Ting (Chair), Arambula, Bloom, Caballero, Chiu, Cooper, Cristina Garcia, Jones-Sawyer, Limón, McCarty, Medina, Mullin, Muratsuchi, O’Donnell, Rubio, Mark Stone, Weber, and Wood)

January 10, 2018


An act relating to the Budget Act of 2018. An act to amend the Budget Act of 2018 by amending Items 0515-101-0001, 0521-101-0001, 0540-101-0001, 0540-101-6088, 0650-001-3228, 2660-102-0890, 2660-302-0890, 2740-001-0044, 2740-491, 3340-001-0318, 3340-001-3228, 3360-001-3117, 3540-002-3228, 3640-102-6088, 3640-103-6088, 3760-101-6088, 3790-101-0001, 3810-101-6088, 3860-101-6083, 3860-301-6088, 3900-001-3228, 3900-101-0115, 3930-001-0106, 3940-101-0001, 3970-001-8020, 4140-101-3085, 4260-101-0890, 4260-101-3305, 4440-490, 5180-001-0001, 5180-101-0001, 5180-111-0001, 5180-141-0001, 5227-107-0001, 6100-194-0001, 6610-001-0001, 6870-201-0001, 6870-491, 6980-101-0001, 7120-101-0001, 8570-101-0001, 8955-001-0001, and 8955-101-0001 of, and adding Items 0540-101-3228, 0650-101-3228, 0690-001-3228, 3360-001-3228, 3360-101-3228, 3540-001-3228, 3540-003-3228, 3600-101-3228, 3720-101-3228, 3760-101-3228, 3820-101-3228, 3850-101-6029, 3900-101-0226, 3900-101-3228, 3900-102-3228, 3970-101-3228, 4260-102-3305, 4260-495, 4700-001-3228, 4700-101-3228, 5180-495, 8570-101-3228, and 8660-493 to, Section 2.00 of, amending Section 39.00 of, and adding Section 15.14 to, that act, relating to the state budget, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, budget bill.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1822, as amended, Committee on Budget. Budget Act of 2018.
The Budget Act of 2018 made appropriations for the support of state government for the 2018–19 fiscal year.
This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2018 by amending and adding 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 2018.

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

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


SECTION 1.

 Item 0515-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
0515-101-0001—For local assistance, Secretary of Business, Consumer Services, and Housing ........................
500,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0260-Support ........................ 500,000,000
Provisions:
1.Up to $750,000 $1,000,000 of funds appropriated in this item may be transferred to Schedule (1) of Item 0515-001-0001, upon order of the Director of Finance, for the administration of block grants to Continuums of Care for emergency housing vouchers, rapid rehousing, emergency shelter construction, and use of armories to provide temporary shelter.

SEC. 2.

 Item 0521-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
0521-101-0001—For local assistance, Secretary of Transportation ........................
12,500,000
Schedule:
(1)0270-Administration of Transportation Agency ........................ 12,500,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $6,500,000 shall be available to Merced County as a grant for use in the development of the California AutoTech Testing and Development Project. This grant shall be administered by the Secretary of Transportation.
2.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $5,000,000 is one-time funding for a passenger rail planning and feasibility analysis, evaluation of alternatives, and conceptual engineering and initial design to be completed by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, that includes intermodal connectivity, station evaluation, and a potential new station in the Shinn Park region of Fremont connecting Bay Area Rapid Transit, the Altamont Corridor Express, and the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, and other station areas identified through the study with a focus on central and southern Alameda County.
3.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $1,000,000 is to be distributed to the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District to support bus services for the Oakland Unified School District to support bus service for students. District students.

SEC. 3.

 Item 0540-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
0540-101-0001—For local assistance, Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency ........................
60,775,000
Schedule:
(1)
0320-Administration of Natural Resources Agency ........................
60,775,000
(a)
Armenian Museum ........................
(1,000,000)
(b)Italian American Museum of Los Angeles ........................ (250,000)
(c)Museum of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History and Culture ........................ (250,000)
(d)The AIDS Monument ........................ (250,000)
(e)Ocean Protection Council: Whale and Sea Turtle Entanglement ........................ (7,500,000)
(f)Los Lower Los Angeles River Community Restoration and Revitalization Projects ........................ (20,000,000)
(g)Muckenthaler Sprinkler System ........................ (25,000)
(h)City of San Francisco-Seawall Earthquake Safety and Disaster Prevention Center ........................ (5,000,000)
(i)City of Santa Ana-Advanced Water Metering Infrastructure ........................ (4,000,000)
(j)Lassen Courthouse ........................ (8,450,000)
(k)City of Daly City-Doelger Center Complex ........................ (1,500,000)
(l)City of Colton-Fireman’s Paseo Project ........................ (600,000)
(m)Cheech Marin Latino Art Museum ........................ (9,700,000)
(n)Oakland Museum ........................ (250,000)
(o)Stanislaus County: Camp Taylor Renovations ........................ (2,000,000)
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in Schedule (1)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (g), (h), (i), (j), (k), (l), (m), (n), and (o) shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure through June 30, 2022.
2.The funds appropriated in Schedule (1)(f) shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure through June 30, 2023. Upon direction of the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency, or his or her designee, all or part of these funds may be transferred to another state department or entity, from which they are also appropriated and available for encumbrance or expenditure through June 30, 2023, for the purposes specified in this item. The funds may be expended for capital or non-capital purposes, and may be granted to a local agency for the purposes of Lower Los Angeles River community restoration and revitilzation revitalization projects.
3.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1)(e), $1,000,000 shall be made available for the Marine Mammal Rescue and Rehabilitation Network for the purposes of sea lion and seal stranding rescue activities.
3.4.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1)(f), $1,000,000 shall be available for a grant to Turnaround Arts: California, to supplement its financial resources for direct services to priority schools along the Lower Los Angeles River corridor.

SEC. 4.

 Item 0540-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
0540-101-3228—For local assistance, Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
40,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0320-Administration of Natural Resources Agency ........................ 40,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $20,000,000 shall be available for urban greening programs.
2.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $20,000,000 shall be utilized for grants to support regional implementation of landscape-level forest health projects to expand the Sierra Nevada Conservancy’s Watershed Improvement Program model to the Northern, Coastal, and Southern California regions consistent with the recommendations of the Forest Carbon Plan.
3.The Secretary of the Natural Resource Agency and the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection shall develop and implement prioritized expenditures for the vegetation management program, healthy forests, prescribed burns, or other fuel treatment and forested watershed programmatic work. The prioritization shall include, but not be limited to, identification of key geographic locations that offer strategic importance for any of the following reasons:
(a)Reducing wildfire risk to communities.
(b)Protecting or enhancing carbon sequestered on the landscape including forests with larger diameter trees.
(c)Reducing risk to water supply and maintaining water quality benefits.
(d)Increasing climate resiliency of forests in California.
(e)Conserving existing biodiversity on the landscape.
4.The plan shall provide for the engagement of property owners in these locations and encourage their participation in this effort, including information regarding the financial assistance available, including, but not limited to, the funds allocated pursuant to section 4799.05 of the Public Resources Code.
5.These provisions shall not limit the ability of the Secretary for Natural Resources Agency to engage in fuels treatment work either through grants or directly on property that has not been prioritized.
6.The Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency shall report on the prioritization of areas for fuel treatment to the appropriate fiscal and policy committees of the Legislature on or before January 31, 2020. The Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency shall include in the report a summary of the outcomes for fuel reduction projects conducted in the prior fiscal year including projects in prioritized areas. The requirement for submitting this report shall be inoperative on January 31, 2025, pursuant to Section 10231.5 of the Government Code.
7.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, for support or local assistance. Not more than 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.
8.The funds allocated in Provision 1 of this item shall not be subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 5.

 Item 0540-101-6088 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
0540-101-6088—For local assistance, Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency, payable from the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund ........................

120,500,000
115,500,000
Schedule:
(1)
0320-Administration of Natural Resources Agency ........................

120,500,000
115,500,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item are available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020.
2.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $120,500,000 $115,500,000 shall be available for the following:
(a)
$28,750,000 shall be available for river recreation, creek, and waterway improvements, consistent with paragraphs (4), (5), (7), and (10) of subdivision (a) of Section 80100 of the Public Resources Code.
(b)$9,250,000 $4,250,000 shall be available for competitive grants for the California River Parkways Program, consistent with paragraph (8) of subdivision (a) of Section 80100 of the Public Resources Code.
(c)
$10,000,000 shall be available for grants related to marine wildlife and healthy ocean and coastal ecosystems, consistent with subdivision (a) of Section 80120 of the Public Resources Code.
(d)
$10,000,000 shall be available for projects that assist coastal communities, consistent with subdivision (a) of Section 80133 of the Public Resources Code.
(e)
$18,500,000 shall be available for multibenefit green infrastructure investments, consistent with subdivision (b) of Section 80137 of the Public Resources Code.
(f)$5,000,000 shall be available to the Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency to conduct sediment management in the Feather River, consistent with paragraph (8) of subdivision (a) of Section 80100 of the Public Resources Code.
(g)$39,000,000 shall be available to provide competitive grants, consistent with subdivision (a) of Section 80137 of the Public Resources Code. Not more than 5 percent of this amount may be used for the administrative costs of implementing this program.

SEC. 6.

 Item 0650-001-3228 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
0650-001-3228—For support of Office of Planning and Research, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................

1,165,000
21,165,000
Schedule:
(1)
0370-Strategic Growth Council ........................

1,165,000
21,165,000
Provisions:
1.Funds Of the funds appropriated in this item item, $1,165,000 shall be included in, and any unused funds revert to, 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 funds appropriated in this item, $18,000,000 shall be used to fund research on reducing carbon emissions, including clean energy, adaptation, and resiliency, with an emphasis on California. Grants shall be issued on a competitive basis to institutions, including the University of California, the California State University, federal research laboratories, and private nonprofit colleges and universities located within the state to conduct research consistent with criteria established by the Strategic Growth Council.
3.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $2,000,000 shall be available to provide technical assistance to disadvantaged communities. The Institute for Local Government Beacon Program shall be eligible for up to $1,000,000 of these funds to provide technical assistance to cities and counties to help them take actions to address climate change.
4.The funds appropriated in Provisions 2 and 3 of this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2022. Not more than 5 percent of the amount allocated in Provisions 2 and 3 of this item may be used for administrative costs.
5.The amount allocated in Provision 3 of this item shall not be subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Control Section 15.14.

SEC. 7.

 Item 0650-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
0650-101-3228—For local assistance, Office of Planning and Research, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
40,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0370-Strategic Growth Council ........................ 40,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be used for the Transformative Climate Communities Program described in Part 4 (commencing with Section 75240) of Division 44 of the Public Resources Code.
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, for support or local assistance and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2022. Not more than 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.

SEC. 8.

 Item 0690-001-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
0690-001-3228—For support of Office of Emergency Services, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
25,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0380-Emergency Management Services ........................ 25,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be used for the procurement and maintenance of fire engines and support of the California Fire and Rescue Mutual Aid System.

SEC. 9.

 Item 2660-102-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
2660-102-0890—For local assistance, Department of Transportation, non-State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

2,055,539,000
2,153,574,000
Schedule:
(1)
1835020-Local Assistance ........................

1,906,000,000
2,004,035,000
(2)
1840019-State and Federal Mass Transit ........................
76,139,000
(3)
1845022-Regional Planning ........................
73,400,000
Provisions:
1.
Funds appropriated in Schedules (1) and (2) shall be available for allocation by the California Transportation Commission until June 30, 2020, and available for encumbrance and liquidation until June 30, 2024.
2.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred intraschedule or to Item 2660-101-0890, 2660-102-0042, 2660-108-0890, 2660-301-0890, 2660-302-0890, or 2660-308-0890. These transfers shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.
3.
For Program 1835020-Local Assistance. For purposes of the Streets and Highways Code, all expenditures from this item shall be deemed to be expenditures from the State Highway Account, State Transportation Fund.
4.
For Program 1835020-Local Assistance. Federal funds may be received from any federal source and shall be deposited in the Federal Trust Fund. Any federal reimbursements shall be credited to the account from which the expenditures were originally made.

SEC. 10.

 Item 2660-302-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
2660-302-0890—For capital outlay, Department of Transportation, non-State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

2,015,478,000
2,344,059,000
Schedule:
(1)
1835019-Capital Outlay Projects ........................

2,015,478,000
2,344,059,000
(a)
State Highway Operation and Protection Program ........................

(2,015,478,000)
(2,344,059,000)
Provisions:
1.
Funds appropriated in this item shall be available for allocation by the California Transportation Commission until June 30, 2020, and available for encumbrance and liquidation until June 30, 2024.
2.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, amounts scheduled in this item may be transferred to Item 2660-101-0890, 2660-102-0890, 2660-301-0890, or 2660-303-0890. These transfers shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.
3.
For purposes of the Streets and Highways Code, all expenditures from this item shall be deemed to be expenditures from the State Highway Account, State Transportation Fund.
4.
Federal funds may be received from any federal source and shall be deposited in the Federal Trust Fund. Any federal reimbursements shall be credited to the account from which the expenditures were originally made.
5.
Funds appropriated in this item are not available for expenditure on specialty building facilities. For the purpose of this item, specialty building facilities are equipment facilities, maintenance facilities, material laboratories, and traffic management centers.
6.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the California Transportation Commission may allocate up to $60,000,000 from this item to provide the required match to any state-sponsored project receiving a federal grant under the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) grants program authorized by the federal Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act).
7.
The Department of Transportation may expend up to $20,000,000 in state funds (matched with up to $20,000,000 in federal funds) on zero-emission vehicle charging infrastructure, including hydrogen fueling infrastructure, upon authorization of the Department of Finance. The Department of Finance may authorize the expenditure of funds from the proposed sources not less than 30 days after notification has been provided to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or whatever lesser time after that notification the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or his or her designee, may determine. The notification shall include an explanation of the sources of funding that were pursued to fund electric vehicle and zero-emission vehicle charging and hydrogen fueling infrastructure, why the proposed source was selected, and why other identified sources were not selected.

SEC. 11.

 Item 2740-001-0044 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
2740-001-0044—For support of Department of Motor Vehicles, payable from the Motor Vehicle Account, State Transportation Fund ........................
1,096,275,000
Schedule:
(1)
2130-Vehicle/Vessel Identification and Compliance ........................
574,745,000
(2)
2135-Driver Licensing and Personal Identification ........................
345,324,000
(3)
2140-Driver Safety ........................
133,422,000
(4)
2145-Occupational Licensing and Investigative Services ........................
57,333,000
(5)
9900100-Administration ........................
111,637,000
(6)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................
−111,637,000
(7)
Reimbursements to 2130-Vehicle/Vessel Identification and Compliance ........................
−11,775,000
(8)
Reimbursements to 2135-Driver Licensing and Personal Identification ........................
−1,685,000
(9)
Reimbursements to 2140-Driver Safety ........................
−1,000,000
(10)
Reimbursements to 2145-Occupational Licensing and Investigative Services ........................
−89,000
Provisions:
1.The Director of Finance may augment the amount appropriated in Schedule (2) by up to $16,600,000 to provide additional resources to alleviate field office wait times. The Director of Finance may not approve any augmentation unless the approval is made in writing and filed with the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations not later than 30 days prior to the effective date of the approval, or prior to whatever lesser time the chairperson of the joint committee, or his or her designee, may determine.

SEC. 12.

 Item 2740-491 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
2740-491—Reappropriation, Department of Motor Vehicles. The balances of the appropriations provided in the following citations are reappropriated for the purposes and subject to the limitations, unless otherwise specified, provided for in those appropriations:
0044—​Motor Vehicle Account, State Transportation Fund
(.5)Item 2740-301-0044, Budget Act of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015)
(1)0000707-Delano: Field Office Replacement—Acquisition
(1)
Item 2740-301-0044, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016)
(1)
0000707-Delano: Field Office Replacement—​Working drawings
(2)
0000708-Santa Maria: Field Office Replacement—​Working drawings
(2)
Item 2740-301-0044, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017)
(1)(2)0000709-Inglewood: Field Office Replacement—Construction
(2)(3)
0000943-San Diego Normal Street: Field Office Replacement—​Working drawings

SEC. 13.

 Item 3340-001-0318 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3340-001-0318—For support of California Conservation Corps, payable from the Collins-Dugan California Conservation Corps Reimbursement Account ........................

34,880,000
39,880,000
Schedule:
(1)
2360-Training and Work Program ........................

34,880,000
39,880,000
(2)
9900100-Administration ........................
6,945,000
(3)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................
−6,945,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding Section 14316 of the Public Resources Code, the Department of Finance may make a loan from the General Fund to the Collins-Dugan California Conservation Corps Reimbursement Account in the amount of 25 percent of the reimbursements anticipated in the Collins-Dugan California Conservation Corps Reimbursement Account, not to exceed an aggregate total of $7,300,000, to meet cashflow needs from delays in collecting reimbursements. Any loan made by the Department of Finance pursuant to this provision shall only be made if the California Conservation Corps has a valid contract or certification signed by the client agency that demonstrates that sufficient funds will be available to repay the loan. All moneys so transferred shall be repaid to the General Fund as soon as possible, but not later than one year from the date of the loan.
2.
Notwithstanding Section 28.50, the Department of Finance may augment this item to reflect increases in reimbursements to the Collins-Dugan California Conservation Corps Reimbursement Account received from another officer, department, division, bureau, or other agency of the state that has requested services from the California Conservation Corps. Any augmentation that is deemed to be necessary on a permanent basis shall be submitted for review as a part of the regular budget process.
3.
Notwithstanding Section 28.00, the Department of Finance may augment this item to reflect increases in reimbursements to the Collins-Dugan California Conservation Corps Reimbursement Account received from a local government, the federal government, or nonprofit organizations requesting emergency services from the California Conservation Corps after it has notified the Legislature through a letter to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. Any augmentation that is deemed to be necessary on a permanent basis shall be submitted for review as a part of the regular budget process.
4.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $5,000,000 is from the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for forest health projects and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020.

SEC. 14.

 Item 3340-001-3228 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3340-001-3228—For support of California Conservation Corps, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................

2,513,000
8,513,000
Schedule:
(1)
2360-Training and Work Program ........................

2,513,000
8,513,000
(2)
9900100-Administration ........................
965,000
(3)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................
−965,000
Provisions:
1.
The Of the funds appropriated in this item are item, $2,513,000 is available pursuant to Section 4213.05 of the Public Resources Code.
2.The amount appropriated in this item is not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 15.

 Item 3360-001-3117 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3360-001-3117—For support of State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, payable from the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Fund ........................

107,858,000
165,358,000
Schedule:
(1)
2390010-Transportation Technology and Fuels ........................

107,858,000
165,358,000
Provisions:
1.

Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 1.80, funds appropriated in this item shall be available for expenditure or encumbrance during the 2018–19 and 2019–20 fiscal years.

2.

Notwithstanding Section 16304.1 of the Government Code, funds appropriated in this item shall be available for liquidation of encumbrances or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

3.

Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 1.80, up to $20,000,000 of the funds appropriated in this item, not to exceed 20 percent of the moneys appropriated, pursuant to Chapter 401 of the Statutes of 2013, shall be available for expenditure for hydrogen-fueling stations and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2022.

4.

Notwithstanding Section 16304.1 of the Government Code, the $20,000,000 or 20 percent of the moneys appropriated as identified in Provision 3 shall be available for liquidation of encumbrances until June 30, 2026.

5.Funds appropriated in this item shall be available for allocation by the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission until June 30, 2022, and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026.
6.Of the amount provided in Schedule (1), up to $134,500,000 shall be made available to support zero-emission vehicle infrastructure.

SEC. 16.

 Item 3360-001-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3360-001-3228—For support of State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
12,500,000
Schedule:
(1)2390010-Transportation Technology and Fuels ........................ 12,500,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be made available to support low carbon fuel production.
2.Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 1.80, funds appropriated in this item shall be available for expenditure or encumbrance until June 30, 2020.
3.Notwithstanding Section 16304.1 of the Government Code, funds appropriated in this item shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2024.
4.Not more than 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.

SEC. 17.

 Item 3360-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3360-101-3228—For local assistance, State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
68,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2390019-Research and Development ........................ 64,000,000
(2)(2) 2390028-Renewable Energy ........................ 4,000,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be used to provide grants, loans, or any financial incentives to food processors to implement projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in Schedule (2) shall be used to support renewable energy projects in the agriculture sector.
3.Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 1.80, funds appropriated in this item shall be available for expenditure or encumbrance until June 30, 2020.
4.Notwithstanding Section 16304.1 of the Government Code, funds appropriated in this item shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2024.
5.Not more than 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.
6.The funds allocated in Schedule (2) of this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 18.

 Item 3540-001-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3540-001-3228—For support of the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
165,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2470-Resource Management ........................ 165,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $160,000,000 shall be used for state and local healthy forest and fire prevention programs and projects that improve forest health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions caused by uncontrolled wildfires, including, but not limited to, vegetation management, forest overgrowth reduction, biomass energy generation, and measures to ensure future wildfires are more consistent with historic regenerative fire regime.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $155,000,000 shall be available for the following:
(a)Healthy forests in, or adjacent to, state responsibility areas.
(b)Local assistance grants that benefit habitable structures within the state responsibility areas, including public education, that are provided by counties and other local agencies, including special districts, with state responsibility areas within their jurisdictions.
(c)Grants to Fire Safe Councils or certified local conservation corps for fire prevention projects and activities in, or adjacent to, the state responsibility areas.
(d)Grants to qualified nonprofit organizations with a demonstrated ability to satisfactorily plan, implement, and complete a fire prevention project applicable to the state responsibility areas.
(e)Inspections by the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and local fire departments for compliance with defensible space requirements around habitable structures in, or adjacent to, state responsibility areas, as required by Section 4291 of the Public Resources Code, and in Very High Fire Severity Zones, as required by Chapter 6.8 (commencing with Section 51175) of Part 1 of Division 1 of Title 5 of the Government Code.
(f)Public education to reduce fire risk in, or adjacent to, the state responsibility areas. Fire severity and fire hazard mapping by the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection in, or adjacent to, the state responsibility areas.
(g)Other fire prevention projects in, or adjacent to, the state responsibility areas, as authorized by the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection.
3.Notwithstanding any other law, of the amount appropriated in this item, not less than 10 percent shall be granted to city, county, city and county, special district, or other political subdivisions of the state providing fire protection.
4.Of the amount appropriated in this item, not less than $5,000,000 shall be made available to the California Conservation Corps for fire prevention projects and activities in, or adjacent to, the state responsibility areas.
5.Of the amount appropriated in this item, up to 5 percent shall be available to pay salaries, benefits, and associated operating and equipment expenses.
6.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $5,000,000 shall be for urban forestry programs.
7.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2022.
8.The funds allocated in Provision 6 of this item shall not be subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 19.

 Item 3540-002-3228 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3540-002-3228—For support of Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
28,070,000
Schedule:
(1)
2465-Fire Protection ........................
16,228,000
(2)
2470-Resource Management ........................
10,904,000
(3)
2475-Board of Forestry and Fire Protection ........................
938,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item are available pursuant to Section 4213.05 of the Public Resources Code.
2.
For the purposes of the 2018–19 fiscal year, the funds appropriated in this item and in Item 3340-001-3228 shall not be included in determining the amount of annual proceeds of the fund for purposes of the calculation in Section 39719 of the Health and Safety Code.
3.
The Director of Finance may adjust amounts in Schedule (1) to provide equivalent fire protection base funding changes to contract counties in accordance with Section 4130 of the Public Resources Code.
4.The funds appropriated in this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 20.

 Item 3540-003-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3540-003-3228—For support of Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
30,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2470-Resource Management ........................ 30,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available to complete more prescribed fire and other fuel reduction projects through proven forestry practices consistent with the recommendations of the Forest Carbon Plan, including the operation of year-round prescribed fire crews and implementation of a research and monitoring program for climate change adaptation.
2. Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $7,000,000 shall be available for emissions monitoring of wildfire and prescribed fire as a component of Forest Carbon Plan implementation. Additional funding needs for these efforts will be identified collaboratively between the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the Air Resources Board. Upon approval by the Director of Finance and 30-day notification in writing to the chairpersons of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, funding provided in this section to implement the Forest Carbon Plan may be allocated to the Air Resources Board or local air districts for identified wildfire and prescribed fire emissions monitoring needs.
3.The Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency and Department of Forestry and Fire Protection shall develop and implement prioritized expenditures for the vegetation management program, healthy forests, prescribed burns, or other fuel treatment and forested watershed programmatic work. The prioritization shall include, but not be limited to, identification of key geographic locations that offer strategic importance for any of the following reasons:
(a)Reducing wildfire risk to communities.
(b)Protecting or enhancing carbon sequestered on the landscape, including forests with larger diameter trees.
(c)Reducing risk to water supply and maintaining water quality benefits.
(d)Increasing climate resiliency of forests in California
(e)Conserving existing biodiversity on the landscape.
4.The plan shall provide for the engagement of property owners in these locations and to encourage their participation in this effort, including information regarding the financial assistance available, including, but not limited to, the funds allocated pursuant to section 4799.05 of the Public Resources Code.
5.These provisions shall not limit the ability of the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to engage in fuels treatment work either through grants or directly on property that has not been prioritized.
6.The Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency shall report on the prioritization of areas for fuel treatment to the appropriate fiscal and policy committees of the Legislature on or before January 31, 2020. The Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency shall include in the report a summary of the outcomes for fuel reduction projects conducted in the prior fiscal year, including projects in prioritized areas.
7.The requirement for submitting a report imposed under Provision 6 is inoperative on January 31, 2025, pursuant to Section 10231.5 of the Government Code.
8.The funds appropriated in this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 21.

 Item 3600-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3600-101-3228—For local assistance, Department of Fish and Wildlife, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
5,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2600-Management of Department Lands and Facilities ........................ 5,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be used for wetland restoration projects that will be managed to maintain benefits for at least 50 years, underpinned by conservation easements or equivalently enforceable conservation agreements that endure for at least 50 years. The Department of Fish and Wildlife shall prioritize projects with longer environmental benefits.
2.The Department of Finance may transfer up to 5 percent of funding from this item to Item 3600-001-3228 for administrative expenses associated with this item.
3.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023, for local assistance or capital outlay, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2025.
4.The funds appropriated in this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 22.

 Item 3640-102-6088 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3640-102-6088—For local assistance, Wildlife Conservation Board, payable from the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund ........................
39,000,000
Schedule:
(1)
2710-Wildlife Conservation Board ........................
39,000,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item shall be available as follows:
(a)
$2,000,000 for the development of regional conservation investment strategies, consistent with subdivision (a) of Section 80111 of the Public Resources Code.
(b)
$26,000,000 to facilitate the implementation of natural community conservation plans, consistent with subdivision (b) of Section 80111 of the Public Resources Code. Not more than 5 percent of this amount may be used for administrative costs.
(c)
$4,000,000 for matching grants to the University of California Natural Reserve System, consistent with subdivision (c) of Section 80111 of the Public Resources Code.
(d)
$7,000,000 for projects according to Wildlife Conservation Board’s governing statutes for its specified purposes, consistent with subdivision (d) of Section 80111 of the Public Resources Code. Of this amount, $150,000 shall be available for a grant to Trinity County for watershed protection.
2.
The amount appropriated in this item is available for encumbrance or expenditure for capital outlay or local assistance until June 30, 2020.
3.
The funds appropriated in this item are provided in accordance with the provisions of the Wildlife Conservation Law of 1947 and, therefore, shall not be subject to State Public Works Board review.

SEC. 23.

 Item 3640-103-6088 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3640-103-6088—For local assistance, Wildlife Conservation Board, payable from the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund ........................

10,000,000
30,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2710-Wildlife Conservation Board ........................
10,000,000
30,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item Of the amount appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 shall be available for wildlife corridor infrastructure projects, consistent with paragraph (1) of subdivision (e) of Section 80132 of the Public Resources Code.
2.The amount appropriated in this item is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020 for capital outlay or local assistance. Not more than 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.
3.The funds appropriated in this item are provided in accordance with the provisions of the Wildlife Conservation Law of 1947 and, therefore, are not subject to State Public Works Board review.
4.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 shall be available for projects consistent with subdivision (a) of Section 80132 of the Public Resources Code. These funds may be for grants to conservancies for climate adaptation and resiliency projects that are consistent with their governing statutes.
5.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 shall be available for projects consistent with subdivision (f) of Section 80132 of the Public Resources Code. These funds may be for grants to conservancies for climate adaptation and resiliency projects that are consistent with their governing statutes.

SEC. 24.

 Item 3720-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3720-101-3228—For local assistance, California Coastal Commission, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
1,500,000
Schedule:
(1)2730-Coastal Management Program ........................ 1,500,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, for support or local assistance and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2023. Not more than 5 percent of the funds allocated shall be used for administrative costs.
2.The funds appropriated in this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 25.

 Item 3760-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3760-101-3228—For local assistance, State Coastal Conservancy, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
3,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2805032-Conservancy Programs ........................ 3,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item are for the Climate Ready Program.
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, for support, local assistance, or capital outlay, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2023. Not more than 5 percent of the funds allocated shall be used for administrative costs.
3.The funds appropriated in this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 26.

 Item 3760-101-6088 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3760-101-6088—For local assistance, State Coastal Conservancy, payable from the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund ........................

59,052,000
53,552,000
Schedule:
(1)
2805032-Conservancy Programs ........................

59,052,000
53,552,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item are available for encumbrance or expenditure for local assistance or capital outlay until June 30, 2020.
2.
The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for the following:
(a)
$2,935,000 shall be available for the San Francisco Bay Area Conservancy, consistent with subdivision (d) of Section 80120 of the Public Resources Code.
(b)
$1,937,000 shall be available for the San Francisco Bay Conservancy Program, consistent with subdivision (b) of Section 80133 of the Public Resources Code.
(c)$9,750,000 shall be available for river parkway projects along the Santa Margarita River, consistent with paragraph (6) of subdivision (a) of Section 80100 of the Public Resources Code. Not more than $500,000 of this amount may be used for program delivery costs, and not more than $1,000,000 of this amount may be used for planning and monitoring costs.
(d)$19,430,000 shall be available for coastal forest watershed projects, consistent with subdivision (e) of Section 80120 of the Public Resources Code. Not more than $930,000 of this amount may be used for program delivery costs, and not more than $2,000,000 of this amount may be used for planning and monitoring costs.
(g)(e)$19,500,000 shall be available for San Francisco Bay wetlands restoration, consistent with paragraph (10) of subdivision (b) of Section 80110 of the Public Resources Code. Not more than $1,000,000 of this amount may be used for program delivery costs, and not more than $2,000,000 of this amount may be used for planning and monitoring costs.
(h)$5,500,000 shall be available for San Francisco wetlands restoration, consistent with subdivision (d) of Section 80120 of the Public Resources Code. Not more than 5 percent of this amount may be used for administrative costs.

SEC. 27.

 Item 3790-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3790-101-0001—For local assistance, Department of Parks and Recreation ........................
43,300,000
Schedule:
(1)
2855047-Local Grants ........................
43,300,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for the following:
(a)
$2,000,000 shall be available for a grant to the California Museum.
(b)
$2,500,000 shall be available for local grants for the Fox Fullerton Theater Project.
(c)
$5,000,000 shall be available for local grants for the Anaheim Family YMCA Active Living Center.
(d)$10,000,000 shall be available for a grant to the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance.
(e)$1,400,000 shall be available for a grant to the City of Whittier for rehabilitation of local parks and a trail.
(f)$400,000 shall be available for a grant to the City of Whittier La Mirada for rehabilitation of the La Mirada Theatre for Performing Arts.
(g)$1,500,000 shall be available for a grant to the City of Los Angeles to develop a landfill site into the Cesar Chavez Park.
(h)$2,000,000 shall be available for a grant to the City and County of San Francisco for the Richmond Community Center.
(i)$5,000,000 shall be available for a grant to the County of Sonoma to replace a community center.
(j)$300,000 shall be available for a grant to the City of Los Angeles for the Mid Valley Multipurpose Center.
(k)$6,000,000 shall be available for a grant to the City of Twentynine Palms for Project Phoenix.
(l)$5,000,000 shall be available for a grant to the East Bay Regional Parks District, for the purpose of state-owned land that the district operates and maintains on behalf of the state, including Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore.
(m)$1,200,000 shall be available for a grant to the City of La Habra for two splash pads at area parks.
(n)$1,000,000 shall be available for a grant to the City of Lodi for erosion control at Lodi Lake.

SEC. 28.

 Item 3810-101-6088 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3810-101-6088—For local assistance, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, payable from the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund ........................
33,375,000
Schedule:
(1)
2945-Local Assistance Grants ........................
33,375,000
Provisions:
1.
The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy may encumber or expend funds for either capital outlay or local assistance grants until June 30, 2020. The conservancy shall not encumber or expend funds for any grant not approved by the Attorney General.
2.
The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy shall issue grants from this appropriation only in accordance with the State General Obligation Bond Law and specific provisions of the bond funds from which appropriations have been made, and according to advice it has received from the Attorney General, and, if appropriate, from the Treasurer, respecting the permissible use of bond funds available to the conservancy.
3.
Any time that the Attorney General concludes that any use of bond funds has not been consistent with the advice provided by the Attorney General, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy shall follow the instructions of the Attorney General with respect to recovery, refund, or other settlement.
4.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for the following:
(a)$8,375,000 shall be available for the Protect or Enhance the Los Angeles River Watershed and its Tributaries Program, consistent with subparagraph (A) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 80100 of the Public Resources Code. Of this amount, $150,000 shall be available for a grant to the City of Los Angeles for Los Angeles River greenways restoration in Studio City.
(b)$25,000,000 shall be available for conservancy specified purposes consistent with paragraph (8) of subdivision (b) of Section 80110 of the Public Resources Code.

SEC. 29.

 Item 3820-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3820-101-3228—For local assistance, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
500,000
Schedule:
(1)2980-Bay Conservation and Development ........................ 500,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, for support or local assistance, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2023. Not more than 5 percent of the funds allocated shall be used for administrative costs.
2.The funds appropriated in this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 30.

 Item 3850-101-6029 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3850-101-6029—For local assistance, Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy, payable from the California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Fund ........................
198,000
Schedule:
(1)3180-Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy ........................ 198,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item are available for encumbrance or expenditure for capital outlay or local assistance until June 30, 2021.

SEC. 31.

 Item 3860-101-6083 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3860-101-6083—For local assistance, Department of Water Resources, payable from the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Fund of 2014 ........................
61,541,000
Schedule:
(1)
3230-Continuing Formulation of the California Water Plan ........................

61,541,000
43,541,000
(2)3245-Public Safety and Prevention of Damage ........................ 18,000,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $43,541,000 is available for desalination grants and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2021.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $18,000,000 is available for coastal and San Francisco Bay flood protection protection, to be awarded as competitive grants or through direct expenditure, and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2021.

SEC. 32.

 Item 3860-301-6088 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3860-301-6088—For capital outlay, Department of Water Resources, payable from the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund ........................
94,000,000
Schedule:
(0.5)0000743-Urban Flood Risk Reduction Program ........................ 25,000,000
(a)Design-build ........................ 25,000,000
(1)
0000745-Systemwide Flood Risk Reduction Program ........................
69,000,000
(a)
Preliminary plans ........................
50,600,000
(b)
Design-build ........................
18,400,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for multibenefit capital outlay projects that achieve public safety improvements and measurable fish and wildlife enhancement, consistent with paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 80145 of the Public Resources Code.
2.By March 1, 2019, and annually thereafter, the Department of Water Resources shall submit a report to the fiscal committee of each house of the Legislature and to the Legislative Analyst’s Office summarizing activities undertaken on multibenefit flood improvement projects, including a description of expenditures, projects, and planned activities and projects for the forthcoming year.
3.The amounts appropriated in this item are provided for the following purposes: (a) $52,000,000 for the Lower Elkhorn Bypass Levee Setback and Bryte Landfill project; (b) $6,000,000 for the Paradise Cut project; (c) $5,000,000 for the Lower Yolo Bypass Fix-in-Place project; (d) $3,000,000 for conducting a feasibility study for the Deep Water Ship Channel project; and (e) $3,000,000 for environmental enhancement projects in the Yolo Bypass. Bypass; (f) $3,000,000 for the San Joaquin Flood Control Agency Smith Canal Gate; and (g) $22,000,000 for the Southport Setback Levee. Any request to shift funding between the purposes identified in this provision shall require notification to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations, and to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, no later than 30 days before encumbering the funds.

SEC. 33.

 Item 3900-001-3228 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3900-001-3228—For support of State Air Resources Board, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
32,495,000
Schedule:
(1)
3510-Climate Change ........................
17,891,000
(2)
3530-Community Air Protection ........................
14,604,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 34.

 Item 3900-101-0115 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3900-101-0115—For local assistance, State Air Resources Board, payable from the Air Pollution Control Fund ........................

78,682,000
108,682,000
Schedule:
(1)
3500-Mobile Source ........................
78,682,000
(2)3530-Community Air Protection ........................ 30,000,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other law, the funds appropriated in Schedule (2) in this item shall be available to support local air districts’ implementation of Chapter 136 of the Statutes of 2017.

SEC. 35.

 Item 3900-101-0226 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3900-101-0226—For local assistance, State Air Resources Board, payable from the California Tire Recycling Management Fund ........................
20,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3500-Mobile Source ........................ 20,000,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the funds appropriated in this item shall be used to reduce agricultural sector emissions by providing grants, rebates, and other financial incentives for agricultural harvesting equipment, heavy-duty trucks, agricultural pump engines, tractors, and other diesel equipment used in agricultural operations.
2.Funding for agricultural diesel replacement and upgrades shall be based on criteria that include the following:
(a)The diesel particulate matter emissions and exposures in an air district.
(b)The NOx and PM 2.5 emissions and attainment status in each district.
3.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2022.

SEC. 36.

 Item 3900-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3900-101-3228—For local assistance, State Air Resources Board, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
645,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3500-Mobile Source ........................ 112,000,000
(2)3510-Climate Change ........................ 258,000,000
(3)3530-Community Air Protection ........................ 275,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be used to reduce agricultural sector emissions by providing grants, rebates, and other financial incentives for agricultural harvesting equipment, heavy-duty trucks, agricultural pump engines, tractors, and other diesel equipment used in agricultural operations.
(a)Funding for agricultural diesel replacement and upgrades shall be based on criteria that include the following:
(1)The diesel particulate matter emissions and exposures in an air district.
(2)The NOx and PM 2.5 emissions and attainment status in each district.
2.The funds appropriated in Schedule (2) shall be used as follows:
(a)$125,000,000 shall be used for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project.
(b)$75,000,000 shall be used for the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program and Plus-Up Pilot Project (Clean Cars 4 All), replacement of school buses, and light-duty equity pilot projects authorized pursuant to Chapter 530 of the Statutes of 2014.
(c) $55,000,000 shall be used for the Freight Equipment Advanced Demonstration and Pilot Commercial Deployment Project, including for projects for ships at berth. Funds available under this provision shall not be allocated for the purchase of fully automated cargo handling equipment. For the purposes of this paragraph, “fully automated” means equipment that is remotely operated or remotely monitored with or without the exercise of human intervention or control. This provision does not prohibit the use of the funds for a project that includes the purchase of human-operated zero-emission equipment, human-operated near-zero-emission equipment, and infrastructure supporting that human-operated equipment. Furthermore, this provision does not prohibit the purchase of devices that support human-operated equipment, including equipment to evaluate the utilization and environmental benefits of that human-operated equipment.
(d)$3,000,000 shall be available for the Woodsmoke Reduction Program as specified in section 39733 of the Health and Safety Code with prioritization given to projects for low-income households that use woodstoves in their primary residences.
3.The funds appropriated in Schedule (3) shall be used as follows:
(a)$245,000,000 shall be available for financial incentives to reduce mobile and stationary sources of criteria air pollutants or toxic air contaminants consistent with community emissions reduction programs developed pursuant to Section 44391.2 of the Health and Safety Code.
(b)$20,000,000 shall be available to support local air districts’ implementation of Chapter 136 of the Statutes of 2017, notwithstanding any other law.
(c)$10,000,000 shall be used for technical assistance grants to community based organizations pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 44391.2 of the Health and Safety Code.
4.The funds identified in subdivision (a) of Provision 3 shall be available to local air districts as distributed by the State Air Resources Board and shall be for projects that complement and further the rules and regulatory requirements that the State Air Resources Board and air districts have established or are in the process of developing to reduce or mitigate emissions from mobile and stationary sources in affected communities pursuant to section 44391.2 of the Health and Safety Code. As such, the funds shall be allocated for projects that are intended to benefit communities that the State Air Resources Board has selected or is considering for selection in future years pursuant that section.
(a)Funds shall be allocated to projects consistent with priorities identified by the affected community in a transparent, meaningful public process.
(b)Funds shall only be allocated to projects that will provide emission reductions that are in excess of those otherwise required by law or regulation.
5.The following are eligible projects to be funded by local air districts from funding in Provision 3(a) of this item for the benefit of communities that the State Air Resources Board has selected or is considering for selection in future years of the program pursuant to section 44391.2 of the Health and Safety Code:
(a)Financial assistance for the purchase of cleaner technologies with a priority on zero-emission equipment either through the Community Air Protection Fund Supplement to the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program (Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 44275) of Part 5 of Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code) or in accordance with the board’s Proposition 1B guidelines relative to funding amounts and truck evaluations.
(b)Zero-emission charging infrastructure with a priority towards infrastructure that supports medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
(c)Financial assistance to owners of stationary sources that are not subject to the requirements adopted by the state board pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 38562 of the Health and Safety Code for replacement of equipment with technologies that will result in direct emission reductions of toxic air contaminants and criteria air pollution, including zero-emission technologies. The board may contract with the Treasurer to expend these funds through programs implemented by the Treasurer, including the California Pollution Control Financing Authority.
6.In addition to the eligible projects identified in Provision 5, the State Air Resources Board may fund a program developed by a local air district with community input through a public process so long as the program is consistent with the actions identified in the applicable community emission reduction program pursuant to Section 44391.2 of the Health and Safety Code.
7.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, for support or local assistance, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2022. Not more than 5 percent of the funds allocated to each project specified in subdivision (a) of Provisions 1, Provision 2, and subdivision (a) of Provision 3 shall be used for administrative costs.
8.The funds allocated in subdivision (d) of Provision 2 and subparagraph (c) of Provision 3 shall not be subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 37.

 Item 3900-102-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3900-102-3228—For local assistance, State Air Resources Board, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
200,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3510-Climate Change ........................ 200,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be used for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $25,000,000 shall be used to fund increased rebates for low-income recipients.
3.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, for support or local assistance, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2022. Not more than 5 percent of the funds allocated shall be used for administrative costs.
4.The funds appropriated in this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 38.

 Item 3930-001-0106 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3930-001-0106—For support of Department of Pesticide Regulation, payable from the Department of Pesticide Regulation Fund ........................

68,664,000
69,266,000
Schedule:
(1)
3540-Pesticide Programs ........................

69,264,000
69,866,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 3540-Pesticide Programs ........................
−600,000
Provisions:
1.
The amount appropriated in this item includes revenues derived from the assessment of fines and penalties imposed as specified in Section 13332.18 of the Government Code.
2.
Of the funds available in this item, $1,100,000 is available to fund pest management research grants and shall be available for encumbrance until June 30, 2020.
3.
Of the funds available in this item, $400,000 is available to fund pest management alliance grants and shall be available for encumbrance until June 30, 2020.
4.
The department shall review the current product registration fees that were increased to support the development of the pesticide registration database system and report back to the Legislature by April 27, 2019, on a timeline for product registration fee adjustments pursuant to project completion.

SEC. 39.

 Item 3940-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3940-101-0001—For local assistance, State Water Resources Control Board ........................
14,500,000
Schedule:
(1)3560-Water Quality ........................ 14,500,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amounts appropriated in this item, $9,500,000 shall be used for emergency repairs to the Oxnard Waste Water Treatment Plant.
2.Not more than 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs of these programs.
3.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, and for liquidation until June 30, 2023.
4.Of the amounts appropriated under this item, $5,000,000 shall be made available to the State Water Resources Control Board to provide grants or contracts for drinking water testing for lead at licensed child care centers, as defined, remediation of lead in plumbing and drinking water fixtures, and technical assistance for licensed childcare providers to apply for testing and remediation.
(a)The board shall give priority to the following licensed child care centers:
(1)Those that at least serve children zero to five years of age, with the highest priority for centers that service children zero to three years of age.
(2)Those that have 50 percent or more of their registered children who receive subsidized care.
(3)Those that operate only one facility.
(b)The board shall coordinate with the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network to provide technical assistance to the child care providers. The technical assistance shall include, but not be limited to:
(1)Outreach to licensed childcare providers to inform them about the opportunity to have drinking water tested for lead and the opportunity for remediation should lead be detected.
(2)Assistance communicating and coordinating with landlords about the availability and need for drinking water testing for lead at a licensed child care center, should that provider be a tenant in a rented facility.
(c)This provision does not apply to any licensed child care provider that currently receives, or is eligible to receive, state or local funding for drinking water testing for lead.
(d)The board may adopt guidelines to implement this provision. Those guidelines are not subject to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
(e)Administrative and managerial contracts entered into under this section are exempt from Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 10290) of Part 2 of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code and the board may award those contracts on a noncompetitive bid basis as necessary to implement the purposes of this provision.
(e)(f)For purposes of this provision, "licensed child care center" “licensed child care center means a licensed child day care center, as defined in Section 1596.76 of the Health and Safety Code.

SEC. 40.

 Item 3970-001-8020 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
3970-001-8020—For support of Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, payable from the Environmental Education Account ........................

577,000
1,297,000
Schedule:
(1)
3710-Education and Environment Initiative ........................

577,000
1,297,000
Provisions:
1.
The funding appropriated and available for expenditure in this item is limited to the amount of funding received in the Environmental Education Account established by Section 71305 of the Public Resources Code.
2.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon the request of the Director of the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, the Director of Finance may authorize expenditures of up to $5,000,000 in excess of the amount appropriated in this item, if sufficient funds are available in the Environmental Education Account, to pay for the costs associated with the program described in Part 4 (commencing with Section 71300) of Division 34 of the Public Resources Code, not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity therefor is provided to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.

SEC. 41.

 Item 3970-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
3970-101-3228—For local assistance, Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
25,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3700-Waste Reduction and Management ........................ 25,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be used for Waste Diversion and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Financial Assistance programs specified in Section 42999 of the Public Resources Code.
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, for support and local assistance, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2022. Not more than 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.

SEC. 42.

 Item 4140-101-3085 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
4140-101-3085—For local assistance, Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, payable from the Mental Health Services Fund ........................
11,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3835-Health Care Workforce ........................ 11,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $10,000,000 is available for the Workforce Education and Training (WET) Program. Of this amount, up to $5,000,000 is available for stipend programs and up to $5,000,000 is available for the Education Capacity Program. Of the amount allocated to stipend programs, $2,500,000 is available for stipends for psychiatric nurse practitioners, $500,000 is available for stipends for clinical psychologists, and $2,000,000 is available for stipends for social workers. Of the amount allocated to the Education Capacity Program, up to $5,000,000 is available to fund residency and training slots in psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner education programs.
2.The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of expenditure authority specified in Provision 1 to Item 4140-001-3085 to administer the Workforce Education and Training (WET) Program. Any amounts transferred shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2021.
3.Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $1,000,000 is available to fund scholarships for primary care and emergency physicians receiving Primary Care Clinician Psychiatry Fellowships from either the University of California at Davis Medical School or the University of California at Irvine Medical School.
4.Individual scholarships provided pursuant to Provision 3 shall be equal to the amount of tuition or charge for participation in the fellowship program and shall only be available to physicians demonstrating that their practices are in medically underserved areas and who are serving medically underserved populations, as defined in Section 128552 of the Health and Safety Code, and whose practices fall into the definition of “practice setting,” as defined in Section 128552 of the Health and Safety Code.

SEC. 43.

 Item 4260-101-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
4260-101-0890—For local assistance, State Department of Health Care Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

56,219,218,000
57,469,244,000
Schedule:
(1)
3960014-Eligibility (County Administration) ........................
3,266,489,000
(2)
3960018-Fiscal Intermediary Management ........................
199,882,000
(3)
3960022-Benefits (Medical Care and Services) ........................

52,752,847,000
54,002,873,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of expenditure authority between Schedules (1), (2), and (3) of this item and between this item and Items 4260-102-0890, 4260-106-0890, 4260-111-0890, 4260-113-0890, 4260-114-0890, and 4260-117-0890 in order to effectively administer the programs funded in these items. The Department of Finance shall notify the Legislature within 10 days of authorizing such a transfer unless prior notification of the transfer has been included in the Medi-Cal estimates submitted pursuant to Section 14100.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. The 10-day notification to the Legislature shall include the reasons for the transfer, the fiscal assumptions used in calculating the transfer amount, and any potential fiscal effects on the program from which funds are being transferred or for which funds are being reduced.
2.(a)
The Department of Finance is authorized to approve expenditures payable from the Federal Trust Fund (Item 4260-101-0890) in those amounts made necessary by changes in either caseload or payments.
(b)
If the Department of Finance determines that the estimate of expenditures will exceed the expenditures authorized for this item, the department shall so report to the Legislature. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made in this item shall be increased by the amount of the excess unless and until otherwise provided by law.
3.Notwithstanding any other law, of the funds appropriated in this item, $45,000,000 shall be available to assist health information exchanges with expanding to new providers.
4.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $3,000,000 shall be available for the collection and analysis of data on long-term services and supports in California through the California Health Interview Survey.
5.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $750,000 shall be available for a pilot expansion on data collection efforts on children and youth through the California Health Interview Survey.
6.The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of expenditure authority specified in Provisions 3, 4, and 5 to Schedule (1) of Item 4260-001-0890 to administer the funding for the purposes specified in those provisions.

SEC. 44.

 Item 4260-101-3305 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
4260-101-3305—For local assistance, State Department of Health Care Services, payable from the Healthcare Treatment Fund ........................

224,695,000
1,039,038,000
Schedule:
(1)
3960022-Benefits (Medical Care and Services) ........................

224,695,000
1,039,038,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item are available for expenditure pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 30130.55 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. The Legislature finds and declares that the expenditures are made in accordance with the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 (Proposition 56). The Legislature finds that expenditures or supplemental payments described in Provision 3 and those applied to new growth in the 2018–19 fiscal year compared to the Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016) increase funding for the existing healthcare programs and services described in subdivision (a) of Section 30130.55 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, and that payments and support for the nonfederal share of payments for healthcare, services, and treatment are increased based on the criteria described in this item, which ensures timely access, limiting specific geographic shortages of services or ensuring quality care. Expenditures shall be used only for care provided by health care professionals, clinics, and health facilities that are licensed pursuant to Section 1250 of the Health and Safety Code, and to health plans contracting with the State Department of Health Care Services to provide health benefits pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 30130.55 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.
2.
To effectively administer the Medi-Cal program, the Department of Finance may decrease or increase this item to conform the appropriation to revised revenue estimates pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 30130.55 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.
3.
The State Department of Health Care Services shall develop the structure and parameters for supplemental provider payments and rate increases to be made pursuant to this item in a manner similar to the structure included in Provision 3 of Item 4260-101-3305 of the Budget Act of 2017 (Ch. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as added by Chapter 22 of the Statutes of 2017. Increases in 2018–19 include $6,977,000 for a rate increase for pediatric day health care facilities. up to $500,000,000 for supplemental payments for physician services; up to $210,000,000 for supplemental payments for dental services; extending supplemental payments for Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled to facilities providing continuous skilled nursing care to developmentally disabled individuals pursuant to the pilot project established by Section 14132.20 of the Welfare and Institutions Code; and supplemental payments for freestanding pediatric subacute care facilities; and, notwithstanding any other law, rate increases for home health providers of medically necessary in-home services for children and adults in the Medi-Cal fee-for-service system or through home and community-based service waivers, and for pediatric day health care facilities in the Medi-Cal fee-for-service system. The Department shall post the proposed payment structure of these provider payments on its Internet Web site by September 30, 2018, upon the approval of the Director of Finance.
4.
The supplemental provider payments or rate increases authorized pursuant to this item that are eligible for federal financial participation shall not be available until all after any necessary federal approvals have been obtained. obtained, except that the State Department of Health Care Services may make payments available while federal approval is pending, provided that any payment amounts for which federal approval is not obtained shall be recouped from applicable providers. This item shall be implemented only to the extent the State Department of Health Care Services determines that federal financial participation is available and obtains any necessary federal approvals for payments eligible for federal financial participation and determines that federal financial participation is not otherwise jeopardized. To the extent applicable, each of the supplemental payments or rate increases by provider type may be implemented independently as federal approval is received and to the extent federal financial participation is determined available. and not otherwise jeopardized.
5.
The supplemental provider payments or rate increases authorized pursuant to this item will be implemented only to the extent federal Medicaid policy does not reduce federal financial participation as projected in the annual budget act as determined by the Department of Finance.
6.Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $6,000,000 in one-time funding may be allocated for qualifying Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organizations. Qualifying organizations shall be determined by the State Department of Health Care Services and based on criteria that include, but are not limited to, administrative and licensing delays or the need for one-time funds while new rate methodologies are implemented. The department shall update the appropriate policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature of the amounts and organizations determined qualified to receive this funding prior to award and distribution. This funding shall only be available for expenditure through June 30, 2019, and shall not be reallocated after this date. This provision shall be implemented only to the extent the department determines federal financial participation for the Medi-Cal program is not otherwise jeopardized.
7.Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $2,000,000 in one-time funding may be allocated for qualifying Community-Based Adult Services programs. Qualifying organizations shall be determined by the State Department of Health Care Services and based on criteria that include, but are not limited to, the need for one-time funds based on operating costs in high cost areas of the state. The department shall update the appropriate policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature of the amounts and organizations determined qualified to receive this funding prior to award and distribution. This funding shall only be available for expenditure through June 30, 2019, and shall not be reallocated after this date. This provision shall be implemented only to the extent the department determines federal financial participation for the Medi-Cal program is not otherwise jeopardized.

SEC. 45.

 Item 4260-102-3305 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
4260-102-3305—For local assistance, State Department of Health Care Services, payable from the Healthcare Treatment Fund ........................
220,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3960022-Benefits (Medical Care and Services) ........................ 220,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item are allocated for the Proposition 56 Medi-Cal Physicians and Dentists Loan Repayment Act for qualifying, recent graduate physicians and dentists who serve Medi-Cal beneficiaries. Of these funds, $190,000,000 may be allocated for recent graduate physicians and $30,000,000 may be allocated for recent graduate dentists. The funds appropriated for this purpose are available for expenditure or encumbrance until June 30, 2025. This provision shall be implemented only to the extent the State Department of Health Care Services determines federal financial participation is not jeopardized.

SEC. 46.

 Item 4260-495 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
4260-495—Reversion, State Department of Health Care Services. As of June 30, 2018, the amount specified in the following citations shall revert to the balances in the funds from which the appropriations were made.
3305—Health Care Treatment Fund
(1)$220,000,000 in Item 4260-101-3305, Budget Act of 2017 (Ch. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as added by Chapter 22 of the Statutes of 2017.

SEC. 47.

 Item 4440-490 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
4440-490—Reappropriation, State Department of State Hospitals. The balances of the appropriations provided in the following citations are reappropriated for the purposes provided for in those appropriations and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2019:
0001—​General Fund
(1)
Up to $5,738,000 of Item 4440-301-0001, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017)
(3)
0000719-Coalinga: New Activity Courtyard—​Construction
(2)
Up to $3,392,000 of Item 4440-301-0001, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017)
(4)
0001415-Metropolitan: CTE Fire Alarm System Upgrade—​Construction
(3)Up to $11,467,000 of Item 4440-301-0001, Budget Act of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015), as reappropriated by Item 4440-490, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016), and Item 4440-490, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017).
(4)0000041-Statewide: Enhanced Treatment Units—Construction
0660—Public Buildings Construction Fund
(1)Up to $33,086,000 of Item 4440-301-0660, Budget Act of 2008 (Chs. 268 and 269, Stats. 2008), as reappropriated by Item 4440-490, Budget Act of 2010 (Ch. 712, Stats. 2010) and Item 4440-491, Budget Act of 2012 (Chs. 21 and 29, Stats. 2012)
(2)55.45.295-Patton: Construct New Main Kitchen—Construction

SEC. 48.

 Item 4700-001-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
4700-001-3228—For support of Department of Community Services and Development, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
500,000
Schedule:
(1)4181-Energy Programs ........................ 500,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department may transfer funds from this item to Item 4700-101-3228, upon approval of the Department of Finance.
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2022.
3.The funds appropriated in this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 49.

 Item 4700-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
4700-101-3228—For local assistance, Department of Community Services and Development, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
9,500,000
Schedule:
(2)4181-Energy Programs ........................ 9,500,000
Provisions:
1.Of the funds appropriated in this item, at least $2,000,000 shall be used to provide low-income weatherization services for farmworker housing. The balance of the funds shall be used for low-income solar and multi-family weatherization programs.
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2022.
3.The funds appropriated in this item are not subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.

SEC. 50.

 Item 5180-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
5180-001-0001—For support of State Department of Social Services ........................

189,186,000
189,686,000
Schedule:
(1)
4270-Welfare Programs ........................

31,554,000
32,054,000
(2)
4275-Social Services and Licensing ........................
165,159,000
(3)
4285-Disability Evaluation and Other Services ........................
44,269,000
(4)
9900100-Administration ........................
19,841,000
(5)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................
−19,841,000
(6)
Reimbursements to 4270-Welfare Programs ........................
−1,627,000
(7)
Reimbursements to 4275-Social Services and Licensing ........................
−23,866,000
(8)
Reimbursements to 4285-Disability Evaluation and Other Services ........................
−26,303,000
(9)
Reimbursements to 9900100-Administration ........................
−2,441,000
(10)
Reimbursements to 9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................
2,441,000
Provisions:
1.
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from Schedule (2) of this item to Schedule (1), Program 4275019, of Item 5180-151-0001, Children and Adult Services and Licensing, in order to allow counties to perform the facilities evaluation function.
2.
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from Schedule (2) of this item to Schedule (1), Program 4275019, of Item 5180-151-0001, Children and Adult Services and Licensing, in order to allow counties to perform the adoptions program function.
3.
Nonfederal funds appropriated in this item that have been budgeted to meet the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families maintenance-of-effort requirement established pursuant to the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193) shall not be expended in any way that would cause their disqualification as a federally allowable maintenance-of-effort expenditure.
4.
Notwithstanding paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) of Section 1778 of the Health and Safety Code, the State Department of Social Services may use no more than 20 percent of the fees collected pursuant to Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 1770) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code for overhead costs, facilities operation, and indirect department costs.
5.
Upon request of the State Department of Social Services and the State Department of Health Care Services, the Director of Finance may authorize the transfer of amounts from Item 4260-101-0001, State Department of Health Care Services, to this item to fund the cost of the administrative hearing process associated with changes in aid or service payments in the Medi-Cal program. The Department of Finance shall report to the Legislature the amount to be transferred pursuant to this provision. The transfer shall be authorized at the time the report is made.
6.
Provision 1 of Items 5180-001-0270 and 5180-001-0279 also apply to this item.
7.
The Department of Finance and Department of Technology shall determine the appropriateness of maintaining funding for permanent positions included in this item for the Child Welfare Services-New System project during the development of the budget for the 2019–20 fiscal year or after implementation of the project is completed, whichever is later.

SEC. 51.

 Item 5180-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
5180-101-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Social Services ........................

937,683,000
953,956,000
Schedule:
(1)
4270010-CalWORKs ........................
528,472,000
(2)
4270019-Other Assistance Payments ........................

409,461,000
425,734,000
(3)
Reimbursements to 4270010-CalWORKs ........................
−250,000
Provisions:
1.(a)
Funds appropriated in this item shall not be encumbered unless every rule or regulation adopted and every all-county letter issued by the State Department of Social Services that adds to the costs of any program is approved by the Department of Finance as to the availability of funds before it becomes effective. In making the determination as to availability of funds to meet the expenditures of a rule, regulation, or all-county letter that would increase the costs of a program, the Department of Finance shall consider the amount of the proposed increase on an annualized basis, the effect the change would have on the expenditure limitations for the program set forth in this act, the extent to which the rule, regulation, or all-county letter constitutes a deviation from the premises under which the expenditure limitations were prepared, and any additional factors relating to the fiscal integrity of the program or the state’s fiscal situation.
(b)
Notwithstanding Sections 28.00 and 28.50, the availability of funds contained in this item for rules, regulations, or all-county letters that add to program costs funded from the General Fund in excess of $500,000 on an annual basis, including those that are the result of a federal regulation, but excluding those that are (1) specifically required as a result of the enactment of a federal or state law or (2) included in the appropriation made by this act, shall not be approved by the Department of Finance sooner than 30 days after notification in writing to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or sooner than such lesser time after notification as the chairperson of the joint committee, or his or her designee, may in each instance determine.
2.
Notwithstanding Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 18000) of Part 6 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, a loan not to exceed $500,000,000 shall be made available from the General Fund, from funds not otherwise appropriated, to cover the costs of a program or programs when the federal funds have not been received or funds in any subaccount within the Local Revenue Fund have not been deposited prior to the usual time for the state to transmit payment to the counties. This loan from the General Fund shall be repaid when the federal funds or the funds for any subaccounts within the Local Revenue Fund for the program or programs becomes available.
3.
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of amounts from this item to Item 5180-001-0001 in order to fund the costs of the administrative hearing process associated with the CalWORKs program.
4.(a)
The Department of Finance is authorized to approve expenditures in those amounts made necessary by changes in either caseload or payments, including, but not limited to, the timing of federal payments, or any rule or regulation adopted and any all-county letter issued as a result of the enactment of a federal or state law, the adoption of a federal regulation, or a court action, during the 2018–19 fiscal year that are within or in excess of amounts appropriated in this act for that year.
(b)
If the Department of Finance determines that the estimate of expenditures will exceed the expenditures authorized for this item, the department shall so report to the Legislature. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made in this item shall be increased by the amount of the excess unless and until otherwise provided by law.
5.
Nonfederal funds appropriated in this item which have been budgeted to meet the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families maintenance-of-effort requirement established pursuant to the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193) shall not be expended in any way that would cause their disqualification as a federally allowable maintenance-of-effort expenditure.
6.
In the event of a declared disaster and upon county request, the State Department of Social Services may act in the place of any county and assume direct responsibility for the administration of eligibility and grant determination. Upon recommendation of the Director of Social Services, the Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from this item and Item 5180-101-0890 to Items 5180-001-0001 and 5180-001-0890, for this purpose.
7.
Pursuant to the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Act (Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 10065) of Part 1 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code) and in accordance with the EBT System regulations (Manual of Policies and Procedures Section 16-401.15), in the event a county fails to reimburse the EBT contractor for settlement of EBT transactions made against the county’s cash assistance programs, the state is required to pay the contractor. The State Department of Social Services may use funds from this item to reimburse the EBT contractor for settlement on behalf of the county. The county shall be required to reimburse the department for the county’s settlement via direct payment or administrative offset.
8.
The Department of Finance is authorized to approve expenditures for the California Food Assistance Program in those amounts made necessary by changes in the CalFresh Program Standard Utility Allowance, including those that result from midyear Standard Utility Allowance adjustments requested by the state. If the Department of Finance determines that the estimate of expenditures will exceed the expenditure authority of this item, the department shall so report to the Legislature. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made in this item shall be increased by the amount of the excess unless and until otherwise provided by law.
9.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $46,675,000 shall be available for housing supports for those families in receipt of CalWORKs for whom homelessness or housing instability is a barrier to self-sufficiency or child well-being pursuant to Section 11330.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
10.
Provision 5 of Item 5180-101-0890 also applies to this item.
11.(a)Of the amounts appropriated in Schedule (2), $183,050,000 is made available $199,323,000 is for benefit costs related to elimination of the SSI Cash-Out policy. The total funding provided in the Budget Act of 2018 to eliminate the SSI Cash-Out policy is $230,000,000 in General Fund monies, which consists of a one-time $200,000,000 appropriation from the General Fund and an early reversion of a total of $30,000,000 of General Fund monies appropriated for CalFresh administration in the 2016−17 fiscal year. Any state administration costs resulting from the elimination of the cash-out policy, and any increased benefit costs resulting from providing parity in benefits for Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants recipients and SSI/SSP recipients, shall be funded by the one-time $200,000,000 appropriation from the General Fund. The 2018−19 costs to update automation systems and for county administration shall be funded by the $30,000,000 early reversion to the General Fund. For the development of the 2019−20 Governor’s Budget, the County Welfare Directors Association of California shall present, no later than October 1, 2018, an administrative cost estimate for 2019−20 and beyond related to the elimination of the SSI Cash-Out policy to the State Department of Social Services, including the underlying assumptions and methodology used to develop the cost estimates. These updated costs shall be evaluated by the Department of Finance, and may be funded from the balance of the one-time $200,000,000 appropriated in the Budget Act of 2018 available in 2019−20 and 2020−21, if approved and while hold harmless benefits continue to be funded.
(b)The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from Schedule (2) of this item to Schedule (1) of Item 5180-141-0001 to support unanticipated costs related to automation and county administrative activities associated with the elimination of the SSI Cash-Out policy, pursuant to Sections 18900.5, 18900.6, and 18900.7 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, subject to documentation provided by the State Department of Social Services explaining the need for the resources. The Department of Finance shall report to the Legislature the amount to be transferred pursuant to this provision. The transfer shall be authorized at the time the report is made.
(c)The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from Schedule (2) of this item to Schedule (1) of Item 5180-001-0001 to fund the costs associated with the administration of the SSI Cash-Out policy elimination, subject to documentation provided by the State Department of Social Services explaining the need for the resources. The Department of Finance shall report to the Legislature the amount to be transferred pursuant to this provision. The transfer shall be authorized at the time the report is made.
(d)The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from Schedule (2) of this item to Schedule (1) of Item 5180-111-0001 to fund unanticipated increased costs for providing parity in benefits for California Assistance Program for Immigrants recipients related to the SSI Cash-Out policy elimination, pursuant to Section 18941 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(d)(e)Notwithstanding any other law, these funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2022.
(e)(f)The State Department of Social Services shall update the Legislature during the 2019–20 budget process on the expenditures of funds appropriated in the Budget Act of 2018 for the elimination of the SSI Cash-Out policy.
12.The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from Schedule (2) of this item to Schedule (1) of Item 5180-001-0001 to fund the costs associated with the administration of the CalFresh Fruit and Vegetable EBT Pilot, subject to documentation provided by the State Department of Social Services explaining the need for the resources. The Department of Finance shall report to the Legislature the amount to be transferred pursuant to this provision. The transfer shall be authorized at the time the report is made.
12.(a)Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $6,850,000 is to support the CalFresh Fruit and Vegetable EBT Pilot pursuant to Section 10072.3 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(b)
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from Schedule (2) of this item to Schedule (1) of Item 5180-001-0001 to fund the costs associated with the administration of the CalFresh Fruit and Vegetable EBT Pilot, subject to documentation provided by the State Department of Social Services explaining the need for the resources. The Department of Finance shall report to the Legislature the amount to be transferred pursuant to this provision. The transfer shall be authorized at the time the report is made.
(c)Notwithstanding any other law, these funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2021.

SEC. 52.

 Item 5180-111-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
5180-111-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Social Services ........................

6,605,235,000
6,605,412,000
Schedule:
(1)
4270028-SSI/SSP ........................

2,792,607,000
2,792,784,000
(2)
4275010-IHSS ........................
11,617,434,000
(3)
Reimbursements to 4275010-IHSS ........................
−7,804,806,000
Provisions:
1.
Provisions 1 and 4 of Item 5180-101-0001 also apply to this item.
2.
Notwithstanding Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 18000) of Part 6 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, a loan not to exceed $450,000,000 shall be made available from the General Fund from funds not otherwise appropriated, to cover the federal share or reimbursable share, or both, of costs of a program or programs when the federal funds or reimbursements (from the Health Care Deposit Fund or counties) have not been received by this state prior to the usual time for transmitting payments for the federal or reimbursable share of costs for this state. That loan from the General Fund shall be repaid when the federal share of costs for the program or programs becomes available, or in the case of reimbursements, subject to Section 16351 of the Government Code. County reimbursements also shall be subject to Section 16314 of the Government Code, which specifies the rate of interest. The State Department of Social Services may offset a county’s share of cost of the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program against local assistance payments made to the county if the county fails to reimburse its share of cost of the IHSS program to the state.
3.
The State Department of Social Services shall provide technical assistance to counties to ensure that they maximize the receipt of federal funds for the IHSS program, without compromising the quality of the services provided to IHSS recipients.
4.
The Director of Finance may authorize the transfer of amounts from this item to Item 5180-001-0001 in order to fund increased costs due to workload associated with the retroactive reimbursement of Medi-Cal services for the IHSS program to comply with Conlan v. Shewry (2005) 131 Cal.App.4th 1354. The Department of Finance shall report to the Legislature the amount to be transferred pursuant to this provision and the number of positions to be established by the State Department of Social Services. The transfer shall be authorized at the time the report is made. The State Department of Social Services shall review the workload associated with the Conlan v. Shewry decision during the 2018–19 fiscal year and may administratively establish positions as the workload requires.
5.
The Director of Finance may authorize the transfer of amounts from this item to Item 5180-001-0001 in order to fund the cost of the administrative hearing process associated with changes in aid or service payments in the IHSS program. The Department of Finance shall report to the Legislature the amount to be transferred pursuant to this provision. The transfer shall be authorized at the time the report is made.
6.(a)The Department of Finance may increase expenditure authority in Schedule (2) by up to $1,000,000 in General Fund monies to comply with electronic visit verification requirements set forth in Section 12006 of the federal 21st Century Cures Act (Public Law 114-255). This increase shall not be effective until 30 days following written notification to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of the following:
(1)Justification for the increased expenditures, including, but not limited to, a written plan that describes the proposed approach for the In-Home Supportive Services program to achieve compliance with this federal law, including a description of the solution.
(2)A description of the stakeholder engagement activities and input that resulted in the proposed plan, and a description of any significant input or concerns that are not addressed in the proposed solution.
(3)The timing and substance of the various necessary steps toward implementation of the proposed solution.
(4)A cost estimate for the 2018−19 fiscal year, and of overall costs of compliance.
(b)The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds appropriated pursuant to subdivision (a) to Item 5180-001-0001, for activities related to electronic visit verification requirements, including, but not limited to, necessary personal services expenditures, interagency agreements, and contracts.
(c)The Legislature recognizes that the federal statute remains subject to federal interpretation and guidance, which has not yet been issued and remains uncertain. Therefore, after the end of the 30-day notification period pursuant to subdivision (a), and notwithstanding the rulemaking provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code), and only until the end of the 2018−19 fiscal year, the State Department of Social Services may implement, interpret, or make specific activities related to electronic visit verification requirements set forth in Section 12006 of the federal 21st Century Cures Act (Public Law 114-255) by means of all-county letters or similar instructions, following consultation with In-Home Supportive Services program stakeholders, without taking further regulatory action.
(d)The solution proposed by the Administration pursuant to this provision shall adhere to the following general principles:
(1)It shall be developed and implemented in a manner and timeframe that avoids the payment of the federal financial participation penalties described in the federal 21st Century Cures Act (Public Law 114-255).
(2)Consistent with the requirements of the federal 21st Century Cures Act (Public Law 114-255), it shall be developed through a collaborative stakeholder process, and be as minimally burdensome to providers and consumers as is necessary to comply with the federal mandate to implement electronic visit verification.
(3)It shall not, consistent with the United States Supreme Court decision in Olmstead v. L.C. ex rel. Zimring (1999) 527 U.S. 581, infringe upon the rights of In-Home Supportive Services program consumers.
(4)It shall not utilize geo-tracking or global positioning system capabilities.
(5)To the maximum extent possible, it shall leverage the existing electronic and telephonic timesheet systems.
(6)It shall utilize the maximum flexibility allowed by the federal government in the definitions of the terms “personal care services,” “location of services,” and “start and stop time of each service.”
(7)The State Department of Social Services shall not implement a violations policy or process for in-home supportive service providers as part of electronic visit verification, social workers must continue to do individual assessments, and information from electronic visit verification cannot be used to reduce a consumer’s hours.
(8)Consistent with the requirements of federal 21st Century Cures Act (Public Law 114-255), in-home supportive service providers and recipients shall be provided with training on the use of the state’s electronic visit verification system.

SEC. 53.

 Item 5180-141-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
5180-141-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Social Services ........................

810,141,000
823,191,000
Schedule:
(1)
4270037-County Administration and Automation Projects ........................

988,897,000
1,001,947,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 4270037-County Administration and Automation Projects ........................
−178,756,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 18000) of Part 6 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, a loan not to exceed $140,000,000 shall be made available from the General Fund, from funds not otherwise appropriated, to cover the federal or reimbursable share, or both, of costs of a program or programs when the federal funds or reimbursements have not been received by this state prior to the usual time for transmitting state payments for the federal or reimbursable share of costs. This loan from the General Fund shall be repaid when the federal share of costs or the reimbursements for the program or programs become available.
2.
In the event of declared disaster and upon county request, the State Department of Social Services may act in the place of any county and assume direct responsibility for the administration of eligibility and grant determination. Upon recommendation of the Director of Social Services, the Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from this item and Item 5180-141-0890 to Items 5180-001-0001 and 5180-001-0890, for this purpose.
3.
Provision 1 of Item 5180-101-0001 also applies to this item.
4.
Pursuant to public assistance caseload estimates reflected in the annual Governor’s Budget, the Department of Finance may approve expenditures in those amounts made necessary by a court action or changes in caseload that are in excess of amounts appropriated in this act. If the Department of Finance determines that the estimate of expenditures will exceed the expenditures authorized for this item, the department shall so report to the Legislature. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made by this item shall be increased by the amount of the excess unless and until otherwise provided by law.
5.
Nonfederal funds appropriated in this item which have been budgeted to meet the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families maintenance-of-effort requirement established pursuant to the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193) shall not be expended in any way that would cause their disqualification as a federally allowable maintenance-of-effort expenditure.
6.
This item may be increased by order of the Director of Finance to address system changes necessary to implement the requirements of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148). The Director of Finance shall provide notification in writing to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of any expenditure approved under this provision not less than 30 days prior to the effective date of the approval.
7.
The Department of Finance may increase expenditure authority in this item for the State Department of Social Services in order to fund the administrative costs to prepare for and respond to a declaration of a major disaster by the President of the United States and to maximize the amount of assistance requested and received through the federal Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and other federally funded nutrition assistance programs.

SEC. 54.

 Item 5180-495 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
5180-495—Reversion, State Department of Social Services. As of June 30, 2018, the balances specified below of the appropriations provided in the following citations shall revert to the balances in the funds from which the appropriations were made.
0001—General Fund
(1)Item 5180-141-0001, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016). $30,000,000 appropriated for CalFresh administration in Program 4270037-County Administration and Automation Projects.

SEC. 55.

 Item 5227-107-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
5227-107-0001—For local assistance, Board of State and Community Corrections ........................
18,795,000
Schedule:
(1)4945-Corrections Planning and Grant Programs ........................ 18,795,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1):  
(a) $8,700,000 shall be provided for the County of Kings for public safety infrastructure. Of this amount, $1,700,000 is for the City of Corcoran to construct a new policy police facility and $7,000,000 is for construction of a new, two-story operations and patrol center in Hanford.
(b) $4,000,000 shall be provided to the City of Pomona to support the Pomona OATH Initiative to fund law enforcement training programs on best practices on police interactions with homeless individuals, mental health clinicians, homeless liaison officer positions, law enforcement trainings on the administration of narcan or naloxone, and community forums.
    (c) $3,000,000 shall be provided to the City of Stockton to purchase a helicopter to provide air support to law enforcement and for other purposes.  
    (d) $1,500,000 shall be provided to the County of Monterey to fund the Veterans Transitions Center to rehabilitate duplexes, creating 20 additional reentry units.  
(e) $1,500,000 shall be provided to the New Earth Organization to support services and programs for system-involved and in-risk youth ages 13 to 25, inclusive, This funding is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020.
    (f) $45,000 shall be provided to the City of Fullerton for the Boys and Girls Club of Fullerton.  
    (g) $50,000 shall be provided to the City of San Diego for the city attorney to conduct gun violence restraining order training for law enforcement.

SEC. 56.

 Item 6100-194-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
6100-194-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Education, for allocation by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to school districts, county offices of education, and other agencies for child care and development programs included in this item, in lieu of the amount that otherwise would be appropriated pursuant to any other statute ........................

1,424,850,000
1,324,850,000
Schedule:
(1)
5210026-General Child Development ........................
404,182,000
(2)
5210028-Migrant Day Care ........................
34,669,000
(3)
5210030-Alternative Payment ........................
154,886,000
(4)
5210032-Resource and Referral ........................
19,691,000
(5)
5210034-CalWORKs Stage 2 ........................
479,287,000
(6)
5210036-CalWORKs Stage 3 ........................
224,239,000
(7)
5210038-Accounts Payable ........................
4,000,000
(8)
5210040-Child Care for Children with Severe Disabilities ........................
2,032,000
(9)
5210042-California Child Care Initiative ........................
225,000
(10)
5210044-Quality Improvement ........................
1,461,000
(11)
5210046-Local Planning Councils ........................
178,000
(12)5210017-Kindergarten Facilities Expansion Program100,000,000
Provisions:
1.
Funds in Schedules (4), (9), (10), and (11) shall be allocated to meet federal requirements to improve the quality of child care and shall be used in accordance with the approved California state plan for the federal Child Care and Development Fund that is developed pursuant to the requirements under Section 8206.1 of the Education Code.
2.
Nonfederal funds appropriated in this item which have been budgeted to meet the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families maintenance-of-effort requirement established pursuant to the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193) may not be expended in any way that would cause their disqualification as a federally allowable maintenance-of-effort expenditure.
3.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds in Schedule (7) are available for accounts payable for alternative payment programs for actual and allowable costs incurred for additional services, pursuant to Section 8222.1 of the Education Code. The State Department of Education shall give priority for the allocation of these funds for accounts payable.
4.
The amounts provided in Schedules (1), (2), (3), and (8) of this item reflect an adjustment to the base funding of −0.48 percent for a decrease in the population of 0–4 year-olds.
5.
The maximum standard reimbursement rate shall not exceed $47.98 per day for general child care programs. Furthermore, the migrant child care program shall adhere to the maximum standard reimbursement rates as prescribed for the general child care programs. All other rates and adjustment factors shall conform.
6.(a)
Alternative payment child care programs shall be subject to the rate ceilings established in the Regional Market Rate Survey of California child care and development providers for provider payments. When approved pursuant to Section 8447 of the Education Code, any changes to the market rate limits, adjustment factors, or regions shall be utilized by the State Department of Education, the California Community Colleges, and the State Department of Social Services in various programs under the jurisdiction of these departments.
(b)
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the funds appropriated in this item for the cost of licensed child care services provided through alternative payment or voucher programs, including those provided under Article 3 (commencing with Section 8220) and Article 15.5 (commencing with Section 8350) of Chapter 2 of Part 6 of Division 1 of Title 1 of the Education Code, shall be used only to reimburse child care costs up to the greater of either:
(1)
The 75th percentile of rates based on the 2016 Regional Market Rate Survey.
(2)
The regional market rate ceiling for that region as it existed on December 31, 2017.
(c)
The funds appropriated in this item for the cost of license-exempt child care services provided through alternative payment or voucher programs, including those provided under Article 3 (commencing with Section 8220) and Article 15.5 (commencing with Section 8350) of Chapter 2 of Part 6 of Division 1 of Title 1 of the Education Code, shall be used only to reimburse license-exempt child care costs up to 70 percent of the regional reimbursement rate limits established for family child care homes.
(d)
The State Department of Education shall distribute funds for increases to the Regional Market Rate based on estimates of how contractors’ reimbursements will increase due to the rate change.
7.(a)
The State Department of Education (SDE) shall conduct monthly analyses of CalWORKs Stage 2 and Stage 3 caseloads and expenditures and adjust agency contract maximum reimbursement amounts and allocations as necessary to ensure funds are distributed proportionally to need. SDE shall share monthly caseload analyses with the State Department of Social Services (DSS).
(b)
SDE shall provide quarterly information regarding the sufficiency of funding for Stage 2 and Stage 3 to DSS. SDE shall provide caseloads, expenditures, allocations, unit costs, family fees, and other key variables and assumptions used in determining the sufficiency of state allocations. Detailed backup by month and on a county-by-county basis shall be provided to DSS at least on a quarterly basis for comparisons with Stage 1 trends.
(c)
By September 30 and March 30 of each year, SDE shall ensure that detailed caseload and expenditure data, through the most recent period for Stage 2 and Stage 3 along with all relevant assumptions, is provided to DSS to facilitate budget development. The detailed data provided shall include actual and projected monthly caseload from Stage 2 scheduled to time off of their transitional child care benefit from the last actual month reported by agencies through the next two fiscal years as well as local attrition experience. DSS shall utilize data provided by SDE, including key variables from the prior fiscal year and the first two months of the current fiscal year, to provide coordinated estimates in November of each year for each of the three stages of care for preparation of the Governor’s Budget, and shall utilize data from at least the first two quarters of the current fiscal year, and any additional monthly data as they become available for preparation of the May Revision. DSS shall share its assumptions and methodology with SDE in the preparation of the Governor’s Budget.
(d)
SDE shall coordinate with DSS to identify annual general subsidized child care program expenditures for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families-eligible children. SDE shall modify existing reporting forms as necessary to capture this data.
(e)
SDE shall provide to DSS, upon request, access to the information and data elements necessary to comply with federal reporting requirements and any other information deemed necessary to improve estimation of child care budgeting needs.
(f)(1)
On or before January 30 of each year, following consultation with DSS, SDE shall determine the adequacy of funding appropriated by the Legislature for CalWORKs Stage 2 and Stage 3.
(2)
If SDE determines that the Stage 2 appropriation exceeds the current year caseload needs and the Stage 3 appropriation is not sufficient to fully fund its caseload need, then SDE shall submit a request to the Department of Finance to transfer the excess funds from Schedule (5), CalWORKs Stage 2 child care to Schedule (6), CalWORKs Stage 3 child care. Notwithstanding Section 26.00 or any other provision of law, the Department of Finance may, at its discretion, approve such a transfer.
(3)
If SDE determines that the Stage 3 appropriation exceeds the current year caseload needs and the Stage 2 appropriation is not sufficient to fully fund its caseload need, SDE shall submit a request to the Department of Finance to transfer the excess funds from Schedule (6), CalWORKs Stage 3 child care to Schedule (5), CalWORKs Stage 2 child care. Notwithstanding Section 26.00 or any other provision of law, the Department of Finance may, at its discretion, approve such a transfer.
(g)
Notwithstanding any other provision of law or any other sections of this act, the Department of Finance may augment the appropriation for CalWORKs Stage 3 if the estimate of expenditures, as determined by SDE, following consultation with DSS, will exceed the expenditures authorized in Schedule (6). The Department of Finance shall report any augmentation pursuant to this paragraph to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made in Schedule (6) shall be increased by the amount of the augmentation.
(h)
The Director of Finance may, pursuant to subdivisions (f) and (g), authorize the augmentation of the amount available for expenditure in Schedule (6) by making a transfer from Schedule (5). An augmentation may be authorized not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity to exceed the limitations is provided to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or whatever lesser time the chairperson of the joint committee may determine. Any request made by SDE to augment the CalWORKs Stage 3 appropriation shall be approved only in order to cover increases in costs that are consistent with assumptions of this act. This provision shall not be construed to treat Stage 3 as an entitlement.
8.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the funds in Schedule (6) are reserved exclusively for continuing child care for the following: (a) former CalWORKs families who are working, have left cash aid, and have exhausted their two-year eligibility for transitional services in either Stage 1 or Stage 2 pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 8351 or Section 8353 of the Education Code, respectively, but still meet eligibility requirements for receipt of subsidized child care services, and (b) families who received lump-sum diversion payments or diversion services under Section 11266.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and have spent two years in Stage 2 off of cash aid, but still meet eligibility requirements for receipt of subsidized child care services.
9.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, each local planning council receiving funds appropriated in Schedule (11) shall meet the requirements of Section 8499.5 of the Education Code to the extent feasible and to the extent data is readily accessible.
10.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the implementation of Provision 12 is not subject to the appeal and resolution procedures for agencies that contract with the State Department of Education for the provision of child care services or the due process requirements afforded to families that are denied services specified in Chapter 19 (commencing with Section 18000) of Division 1 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.
11.
Notwithstanding the rulemaking provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code), the State Department of Education may implement Provision 12 through management bulletins or similar instructions.
12.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, families shall be disenrolled from subsidized child care services consistent with the priorities for services specified in subdivision (b) of Section 8263 of the Education Code. Families shall be disenrolled in the following order: (a) families with the highest income below 70 percent of the State Median Income (SMI) adjusted for family size, (b) of families with the same income level, those that have been receiving child care services for the longest period of time, (c) of families with the same income level, those that have a child with exceptional needs, and (d) families with children who are receiving child protective services or are at risk of being neglected or abused, regardless of family income.
14.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $15,833,000 is available beginning September 1, 2018, to provide 2,100 additional child care vouchers.

SEC. 57.

 Item 6610-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
6610-001-0001—For support of California State University ........................
3,746,279,000
Schedule:
(1)
5560-Support ........................
3,746,279,000
Provisions:
1.
This appropriation is exempt from Sections 6.00 and 31.00.
1.1.(a)Of the funds appropriated in this item, $75,000,000 is provided for the Graduation Initiative.
(b)As a condition of receiving these funds, the California State University shall report to the Legislature, by January 15, 2019, regarding the following:
(1)The amount each California State University campus spent on the Graduation Initiative in 2017–18 and has budgeted to spend in 2018–19.
(2)How specifically these funds were spent in 2017–18 and are being spent in 2018–19.
(3)A narrative on how these spending activities are linked to research on best practices for student success.
(4)Campus data indicating whether these activities are achieving their desired effect.
(5)A description for each campus on its efforts and spending activity to close the achievement gap for low-income students, historically underrepresented students, and first-generation college students.
(6)Growth in management, faculty, and support staff positions in 2017–18 when compared to 2016–17, and how this employee growth advances student success.
(c)As a condition of receiving these funds, the California State University shall report to the Legislature, by January 15, 2020, regarding the following:
(1)The amount each California State University campus spent on the Graduation Initiative in 2018–19.
(2)How specifically these funds were spent in 2018–19.
(3)A narrative on how these spending activities are linked to research on best practices for student success.
(4)Campus data indicating whether these activities are achieving their desired effect.
(5)A description for each campus on its efforts and spending activity to close the achievement gap for low-income students, historically underrepresented students, and first-generation college students.
(6)Growth in management, faculty, and support staff positions in 2018–19 when compared to 2017–18, and how this employee growth advances student success.
1.2.(a)Of the funds appropriated in this item, $25,000,000 shall be expended to increase the number of tenure-track faculty pursuant to the Graduation Initiative. Funds shall be used to hire full-time, tenure-track faculty above and beyond the university’s 10,855 current tenure-track faculty. The California State University shall give consideration to qualified existing lecturers that apply for tenure-track faculty positions.
(b)The California State University shall report to the Legislature, no later than November 1, 2020, and every two years thereafter until funds are fully allocated, on how the funding allocated in this provision was spent to increase the number of tenure-track faculty, including, but not limited to, the following:
(1)The total number of tenure-track faculty per campus, by full-time equivalent students and headcount.
(2)The number of total lecturers per campus, by full-time equivalent students and headcount.
(3)The number of new tenure-track faculty per campus.
(4)The number of new tenure-track faculty who were incumbent California State University lecturers.
(5)The funds spent on hiring the new tenure-track faculty.
(6)The type and number of classes added to the university’s offerings.
1.3.(a)Of the funds appropriated in this item, $120,000,000 is available on a one-time basis over a four-year period for the California State University to support the enrollment of an additional 3,641 full-time equivalent students.
(b)Before expending these funds, the California State University shall provide a plan to the Legislature and the Director of Finance that identifies the following:
(1)How increased enrollment slots, and associated funding, would be distributed to each campus.
(2)How much of the appropriation the California State University expects to spend systemwide each year.
(3)The student services that would be supported with this funding, including, but not limited to, additional course section offerings and student support services.
(c)Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 1.80, the funds appropriated pursuant to subdivision (a) shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020. 2022.
1.4.The Office of the Chancellor of the California State University shall require each campus in the University’s system to prepare a report in 2018–19 on student admissions and impaction policies. The Chancellor’s Office shall compile each of these campus reports and submit a systemwide summary report to the Legislature and the Department Of Finance by May 1, 2019. The campus and systemwide reports on student enrollment shall include all of the following:
(a)A description of the proposed changes to campus policies to provide local students additional admissions preference to impacted programs beginning in 2019–20, and a description of the campus-specific advantage priority that will be applied.
(b)How the changes in described in subdivision (a) are being communicated to prospective students.
1.5.Of the funds appropriated in this item, the following amounts are provided on a one-time basis:
(a)$1,000,000 for the Mervyn Dymally Institute, located at California State University, Dominguez Hills.
(b)$3,750,000 for California State University, Long Beach. These funds shall be available to support shark and beach safety research over a five-year period.
(c)$1,500,000 for campus-based activities related to student hunger and basic needs pursuant to Section 66027.8 of the Education Code.
(d)$350,000 for the California Council on Science and Technology Policy Fellows Program.
2.(a)
The Controller shall transfer funds from this appropriation as follows:
(1)
For base rental as and when provided for in the Transaction Request submitted by the State Public Works Board. Notwithstanding the payment dates in any related Facility Lease or Indenture, the Transaction Request may provide for an earlier transfer of funds to ensure debt requirements are met and pay base rental in full when due.
(2)
For additional rental no later than 30 days after enactment of this budget, $99,000 of the amount appropriated in this item to the Expense Account in the Public Buildings Construction Fund.
(3)
For debt service anticipated to become due and payable in the fiscal year associated with state general obligation bonds issued for university projects upon receipt of any report from the Department of Finance.
(b)
The Controller shall return funds to this appropriation if directed pursuant to a report from the Department of Finance.
2.1.Notwithstanding any other law, the Director of Finance may reduce funds appropriated in this item by an amount equal to the estimated Cal Grant and Middle Class Scholarship program cost increases caused by a 2018–19 academic year increase in systemwide tuition. A reduction shall not be authorized pursuant to this provision sooner than 30 days after the Director of Finance provides notice of the intended reduction to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.
3.
Payments made by the state to the California State University for each month from July through April shall not exceed one-twelfth of the amount appropriated in this item, less the amount that is expected to be transferred pursuant to Provision 2. Transfers of funds pursuant to Provision 2 shall not be considered payments made by the state to the university.

SEC. 58.

 Item 6870-201-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
6870-201-0001—For local assistance, Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges (Proposition 98), Adult Education Block Grant Program ........................
526,561,000
Schedule:
(1)
5670015-Apportionments ........................
526,561,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item are for transfer by the Controller to Section B of the State School Fund to support the Adult Education Block Grant Program.
2.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $5,000,000 is to develop a unified dataset for adult learners participating in adult education courses and programs offered by local educational agencies and community college districts through the Adult Education Block Grant Program. The dataset shall, at a minimum, include employment, wage, and transitions to postsecondary outcomes data. Additionally, these funds may be used to provide training on data collection and data analytics to enable adult education regional consortia to make data informed program improvements. Up to $500,000 of the funds identified to support data shall be used to contract with an external entity to survey adult schools about their budgets. The survey shall request information from adult schools on the total hours of instruction provided to students and total expenditures in 2017 –18, 2017−18, disaggregated by the programs identified in paragraphs (1) through (7) of subdivision (a) of Section 84913 of the Education Code. The survey shall also request information about total 2017 –18 2017−18 funding, disaggregated by state, fee, federal, and other funding. The survey shall specifically request the total fee revenue collected from career technical education classes in 2017 –18. 2017−18.
3.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $21,561,000 is provided as a cost-of-living adjustment.

SEC. 59.

 Item 6870-491 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
6870-491—Reappropriation, Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. Notwithstanding any other law, the balance of the following item is available for reappropriation for the purposes specified in Provision 1:
0001—General Fund
(1)$250,000 or of whatever greater or lesser amount of the unexpended balance of the amount appropriated to replicate the Underground Scholars program in Schedule (2) of Item 6870-001-0001 of the Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017).
Provisions:
1.The sum of $250,000 identified in Schedule (1) is hereby reappropriated to the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges for transfer by the Controller to Section B of the State School Fund for expenditure for the same purposes as funds allocated pursuant to provision (2) of Item 6870-001-0001 of the Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017).

SEC. 60.

 Item 6980-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
6980-101-0001—For local assistance, Student Aid Commission ........................

1,297,002,000
1,296,452,000
Schedule:
(1)
5755-Financial Aid Grants Program ........................

2,384,179,000
2,383,629,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 5755-Financial Aid Grants Program ........................
−1,087,177,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item are for costs of all of the following:
(a)
The Cal Grant Program, pursuant to Chapter 1.7 (commencing with Section 69430) of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(b)
The Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Scholarship Program, pursuant to Section 4709 of the Labor Code.
(c)
The Assumption Program of Loans for Education, pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 69612) of Chapter 2 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(d)
The State Nursing Assumption Program of Loans for Education (SNAPLE), pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 70100) of Chapter 3 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(e)
The Middle Class Scholarship Program, pursuant to Article 22 (commencing with Section 70020) of Chapter 2 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(f)
The Cash for College Program, pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 69551) of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
(g)
The California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP), pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 69560) of Chapter 2 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code.
2.
Notwithstanding any other law, the maximum Cal Grant award for:
(a)
New recipients attending private, for-profit institutions that are not accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges as of July 1, 2018, shall be $4,000.
(b)
New recipients attending private, for-profit institutions that are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges as of July 1, 2018, shall be $9,084. $8,056.
(c)
New recipients attending private, nonprofit institutions shall be $9,084.
(d)
All recipients receiving Cal Grant B access awards shall be $1,648.
(e)
All recipients receiving Cal Grant C tuition and fee awards shall be $2,462.
(f)
All recipients attending community colleges receiving Cal Grant C book and supply awards shall be $1,094.
(g)
All recipients not attending community colleges receiving Cal Grant C book and supply awards shall be $547.
(h)
All University of California student recipients receiving Cal Grant awards shall be the amount approved for mandatory systemwide tuition and fees by the Regents of the University of California for the 2018–19 academic year.
(i)
All California State University student recipients receiving Cal Grant awards shall be the amount approved for mandatory systemwide tuition and fees by the Trustees of the California State University for the 2018–19 academic year.
3.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Director of Finance may authorize an augmentation, from the Special Fund for Economic Uncertainties established pursuant to Section 16418 of the Government Code, of the amount appropriated in this item to make Cal Grant awards, pursuant to Chapter 1.7 (commencing with Section 69430) of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 of the Education Code. No augmentation may be authorized pursuant to this provision sooner than 30 days after the Director of Finance provides notice of the intended augmentation to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations.
4.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Director of Finance may authorize a loan from the General Fund for cashflow purposes, in an amount not to exceed $125,000,000, provided that:
(a)
The loan is to meet cash needs resulting from a delay in the receipt of reimbursements from federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds.
(b)
The Student Aid Commission has received confirmation from the State Department of Social Services that there are no available TANF resources that could be advanced to them.
(c)
The loan is for a short-term need and shall be repaid within 90 days of the loan’s origination date.
(d)
Interest charges may be waived pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 16314 of the Government Code.

SEC. 61.

 Item 7120-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
7120-101-0001—For local assistance, California Workforce Development Board ........................
34,020,000
Schedule:
(1)
6040-California Workforce Development Board ........................
34,020,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, and for liquidation until June 30, 2022.
2.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $15,000,000 is for the implementation of the Removing Barriers to Employment Act (Ch. 824, Stats. 2017) that provides employment assistance to groups including, but not limited to, youth, women, displaced workers, and veterans.
3.Notwithstanding any other law, up to $750,000 or 5 percent of funds appropriated in Provision 2 Schedule (1) may be transferred to Item 7120-001-0001. That transfer shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.
4.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $1,500,000 is for the Breaking Barriers in Employment of Adults with Autism Pilot Program and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 20, 2021, and for liquidation until June 30, 2023.
5.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $2,000,000 is for the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Program. Notwithstanding Provision 1, these funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2019, and for liquidation until June 30, 2021.

SEC. 62.

 Item 8570-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
8570-101-0001—For local assistance, Department of Food and Agriculture ........................
9,510,000
Schedule:
(1)
6570-Agricultural Plant and Animal Health; Pest Prevention; Food Safety Services ........................
6,405,000
(2)
6580-Assistance to Fair and County Agricultural Activities ........................
2,605,000
(3)
6590-General Agricultural Activities ........................
500,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $500,000 shall be provided to the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley for its administrative costs.

SEC. 63.

 Item 8570-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
8570-101-3228—For local assistance, Department of Food and Agriculture, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
104,000,000
Schedule:
(1)6590-General Agricultural Activities ........................ 104,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $99,000,000 shall be used for dairy digester research and development and alternative manure management. Notwithstanding subdivision (e) of Section 16428.86 of the Government Code, the expenditures of these funds for dairy digester research and development shall comply with the requirements of Section 16428.86 of the Government Code.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $5,000,000 shall be used for the Healthy Soils Program, including no-till and compost applications. Funds available for the Healthy Soils Program shall not be subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b) of Section 15.14.
3.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2020, for support or local assistance and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2022.
4.Not more than 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for the administrative costs.

SEC. 64.

 Item 8660-493 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018, to read:
8660-493—Reappropriation, Public Utilities Commission. The amount specified in the following citation is reappropriated for the purposes provided for in that appropriation and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2019.
0493—California Teleconnect Fund Administrative Committee Fund
(1)$3,400,000 in Item 8660-001-0493, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), for consultant services to develop an electronic submission process for renewals for the California Teleconnect Fund Program.

SEC. 65.

 Item 8955-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
8955-001-0001—For support of Department of Veterans Affairs ........................

373,873,000
373,632,000
Schedule:
(1)
6995010-Claims Representation ........................
9,923,000
(2)
6995028-Cemetery Operations ........................
1,128,000
(3)
7000010-Headquarters ........................

38,281,000
38,040,000
(4)
7000019-Veterans’ Home of California at Yountville ........................
101,838,000
(5)
7000028-Veterans’ Home of California at Barstow ........................
25,131,000
(6)
7000037-Veterans’ Home of California at Chula Vista ........................
36,655,000
(7)
7000046-Veterans’ Home of California-Greater Los Angeles Ventura County—​GLAVC ........................
82,309,000
(8)
7000055-Veterans’ Home of California at Redding ........................
30,175,000
(9)
7000064-Veterans’ Home of California at Fresno ........................
49,165,000
(10)
9900100-Administration ........................
42,751,000
(11)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................
−42,751,000
(12)
Reimbursements to 6995010- Claims Representation ........................
−704,000
(13)
Reimbursements to 6995028-Cemetery Operations ........................
−8,000
(14)
Reimbursements to 7000019-Veterans’ Home of California at Yountville ........................
−20,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $892,000 shall be expended only for the replacement of equipment and furnishings directly related to the care of the members at Veterans’ Home of California.
2.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (4), $500,000 is available for special projects that provide a direct benefit to the members of the Veterans’ Home of California at Yountville, including the maintenance of facilities used by members and the public. The Veterans’ Home Allied Council may submit special project requests to the administration for consideration. After consultation with the Veterans’ Home Allied Council, a budget for expenditure of these funds shall be approved by the administrator and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
3.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Veterans Affairs is not required to comply with Chapter 615 of the Statutes of 2006 during the 2018–19 fiscal year because no appropriation has been provided to support the activities required by Chapter 615 of the Statutes of 2006.
4.On March 31, 2019, the Department of Veterans Affairs shall provide to both houses of the Legislature a letter that includes a list of all stakeholders who provided input during the development of the master plan required by Provision 4 of Item 8955-001-0001 of the Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017).

SEC. 66.

 Item 8955-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 is amended to read:
8955-101-0001—For local assistance, Department of Veterans Affairs, for contribution to counties toward compensation and expenses of county veterans services offices, to be expended in accordance with Section 972 and following of the Military and Veterans Code ........................
5,700,000
Schedule:
(1)
6995019-County Subvention ........................
6,538,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 6995019-County Subvention ........................
−838,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the amount appropriated in this item and notwithstanding Article 4 (commencing with Section 970) of Chapter 5 of Division 4 of the Military and Veterans Code, $100,000 shall be provided directly to the Alameda County Veterans Service Office.

SEC. 67.

 Section 15.14 is added to the Budget Act of 2018, to read:

SEC. 15.14.

 (a) Any appropriation from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund shall be subject to the restrictions specified in subdivision (b), except for those appropriation items that have provisional language that specifically exempts the appropriation from that subdivision.
(b) No department shall encumber or commit more than 75 percent of any appropriation prior to the fourth cap and trade auction in the 2018−19 fiscal year. Upon determination of the final amount of auction proceeds after the fourth cap and trade auction, the Department of Finance shall make a final determination for the expenditure of the remaining auction proceeds. The Department of Finance shall notify the Joint Legislative Budget Committee no later than 30 days after the final determination.
(c) The Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code) does not apply to guidelines or other standards adopted and used by a state agency in administering an allocation of moneys from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund.
(d) For the purposes of the 2018–19 fiscal year, the amount transferred pursuant to subparagraph (A) of paragraph (3) of subdivision (g) of Section 6377.1 of the Revenue and Taxation Code shall not be included in determining the amount of annual proceeds of the fund for purposes of the calculation in Section 39719 of the Health and Safety Code.

SEC. 68.

 Section 39.00 of the Budget Act of 2018 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 1807, AB 1808, AB 1809, AB 1810, AB 1811, AB 1812, AB 1813, AB 1814, AB 1815, AB 1816, AB 1817, AB 1818, AB 1819, AB 1820, AB 1821, AB 1822, AB 1823, AB 1824, AB 1825, AB 1826, AB 1827, AB 1828, AB 1829, AB 1830, AB 1831, AB 1832, AB 1833, AB 1834, AB 1835, AB 1836, AB 1837, AB 1838, AB 1839, AB 1840, AB 1841, AB 1842, AB 1843, AB 1844, AB 1845, AB 1846, SB 841, SB 842, SB 843, SB 844, SB 845, SB 846, SB 847, SB 848, SB 849, SB 850, SB 851, SB 852, SB 853, SB 854, SB 855, SB 856, SB 857, SB 858, SB 859, SB 860, SB 861, SB 862, SB 863, SB 864, SB 865, SB 866, SB 867, SB 868, SB 869, SB 870, SB 871, SB 872, SB 873, SB 874, SB 875, SB 876, SB 877, SB 878, and SB 879.

SEC. 69.

 This act is a Budget Bill within the meaning of subdivision (e) 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 2018.