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SB-243 Citrus disease prevention.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 05/30/2017 09:00 PM
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Senate Bill No. 243
CHAPTER 10

An act relating to citrus disease prevention, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, usual current expenses of the state.

[ Approved by Governor  May 26, 2017. Filed with Secretary of State  May 26, 2017. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 243, Galgiani. Citrus disease prevention.
Existing law creates the Citrus Disease Management Account in the Department of Food and Agriculture Fund, consisting of money from federal, industry, and other non-General Fund sources, to be available upon appropriation by the Legislature for the purpose of combating citrus specific pests, diseases, and their vectors.
This bill would appropriate $9,616,000 from the Citrus Disease Management Account to the Department of Food and Agriculture for operating expenses necessary for the prevention and management of citrus diseases.
This bill would declare that it makes an appropriation for the usual current expenses of the state, and shall go into immediate effect.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: YES   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 The sum of nine million six hundred and sixteen thousand dollars ($9,616,000) is hereby appropriated from the Citrus Disease Management Account in the Department of Food and Agriculture Fund to the Department of Food and Agriculture for operating expenses necessary for the prevention and management of citrus disease pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 5911) of Chapter 9 of Part 1 of Division 4 of the Food and Agricultural Code.

SEC. 2.

 This act makes an appropriation for the usual current expenses of the state within the meaning of Section 8 of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into immediate effect.