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AB-1450 Public safety: large-scale sporting events.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Article 6.6 (commencing with Section 8594.17) is added to Chapter 7 of Division 1 of Title 2 of the Government Code, to read:

Article  6.6. Sporting Event Public Safety
8594.17.
 (a) The Office of Emergency Services shall, in collaboration with the cities hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup games and associated events, prepare for the planning, resourcing, management, and delivery of safety and security at the potential 2026 FIFA World Cup hosting sites in the City of Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay area.
(b) The office shall, in furtherance of subdivision (a), consider the work of the office’s Large Stadium Initiative and the office’s experience implementing the federal National Special Security Event planning and preparedness activities.
(c) The office shall, in furtherance of subdivision (a), consider ways to increase safety around and reduce the risk of all of the following issues at the 2026 World Cup:
(1) Human trafficking.
(2) Racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination.
(3) Any other safety issue that may arise at a national level sporting event.
(d) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2027, and as of that date is repealed.
8594.18.
 (a) No later than one year from the final selection of host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, the Office of Emergency Services shall enter into a memorandum of understanding with the cities hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup games and associated events, the chosen California host committees, which could include either the Los Angeles World Cup 2026 Host Committee, the San Francisco Bay Area World Cup 2026 Host Committee, or both, and with other necessary parties to implement the safety and security activities described in Section 8594.17.
(b) Memoranda of understanding entered into pursuant to subdivision (a) shall comply with Section 4 of Chapter 836 of the Statutes of 2017 and with the Master Mutual Aid Agreement.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2027, and as of that date is repealed.
8594.19.
 (a) The Office of Emergency Services shall, on an ongoing basis, collaborate with cities hosting large-scale sporting and associated events, and prepare for the planning, resourcing, management, and delivery of safety and security of the events.
(b) The office shall, in furtherance of subdivision (a), consider the work of the office’s Large Stadium Initiative and the office’s experience implementing the federal National Special Security Event planning and preparedness activities.
8594.20.
 (a) Consistent with previous large-scale sporting and associated events, the Office of Emergency Services shall enter into a memorandum of understanding with the cities hosting such events and with other necessary parties to enhance safety and security.
(b) Memoranda of understanding entered into pursuant to subdivision (a) shall comply with the state’s Master Mutual Aid Agreement.
SEC. 2.
  If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.