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SB-1181 Emergency services: certified community conservation corps.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 09/21/2018 09:00 PM
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Senate Bill No. 1181
CHAPTER 623

An act to add Section 8585.8 to the Government Code, relating to emergency services.

[ Approved by Governor  September 21, 2018. Filed with Secretary of State  September 21, 2018. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1181, Hueso. Emergency services: certified community conservation corps.
Existing law, the California Emergency Services Act, grants the Governor certain powers to be exercised in accordance with the State Emergency Plan and programs for the mitigation of the effects of an emergency. Existing law creates the Office of Emergency Services within the Governor’s office and commits to the office the responsibility for the state’s response services for natural, technological, or manmade disasters and emergencies.
This bill would authorize the Office of Emergency Services to enter into an agreement directly with one or more certified community conservation corps, as defined, to perform emergency or disaster response services as the office deems appropriate.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 8585.8 is added to the Government Code, to read:

8585.8.
 (a) The office may enter into an agreement directly with one or more certified community conservation corps to perform emergency or disaster response services as the office deems appropriate.
(b) For purposes of this subdivision, “certified community conservation corps” means a community conservation corps that has been certified as described in Section 14507.5 of the Public Resources Code.