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AB-593 Structural Fumigation Enforcement Program.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 02/14/2017 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 593


Introduced by Assembly Member Gloria

February 14, 2017


An act to amend Section 8698.6 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to structural fumigation.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 593, as introduced, Gloria. Structural Fumigation Enforcement Program.
Existing law, until January 1, 2018, establishes a structural fumigation enforcement program that requires the Director of the Department of Pesticide Regulation to provide oversight for the program. Existing law requires any company performing a structural fumigation in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Santa Clara County, or San Diego County to pay the county agricultural commissioner a specified fee for each fumigation conducted at a specific location. Existing law authorizes the commissioners of those counties to perform increased structural fumigation, inspection, and enforcement activities to be funded by the required fee. Existing law requires these funds to be paid to the county and used for the sole purpose of funding enforcement and training activities directly related to the structural fumigation program.
This bill would extend the operation of these provisions to January 1, 2022.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 8698.6 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

8698.6.
 This chapter shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2018, 2022, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, which is chaptered before January 1, 2018, deletes or extends that date. repealed.