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AB-2144 State parks: wildfires.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 02/12/2018 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2144


Introduced by Assembly Member Chen

February 12, 2018


An act relating to state parks.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2144, as introduced, Chen. State parks: wildfires.
Existing law gives control of the state parks system to the Department of Parks and Recreation. Existing law requires the department to consider certain factors when selecting park units for closure, including the extent to which park unit closure would impair firefighter access to water resources or otherwise increase fire risk.
This bill would state that it is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would make statutory changes relating to state parks and wildfire prevention efforts.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would make statutory changes relating to state parks and wildfire prevention efforts.