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AB-1991 Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund: Internet Web site information: updates.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 03/15/2018 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  March 15, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1991


Introduced by Assembly Member Mathis

February 01, 2018


An act to amend Section 116760 116760.30 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to drinking water.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1991, as amended, Mathis. Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Law of 1997. Fund: Internet Web site information: updates.
Existing law, the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Law of 1997, administered by the State Water Resources Control Board, establishes the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to provide grants or revolving fund loans for the design and construction of projects for public water systems that will enable those systems to meet safe drinking water standards. Existing law requires the board, at least once every 2 years, to post information on its Internet Web site regarding implementation of the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Law and expenditures from the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, as specified.

This bill would make nonsubstantive changes in those provisions.

This bill would require the board to post the information at least annually.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NOYES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 116760.30 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

116760.30.
 (a) There is hereby created in the State Treasury the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the purpose of implementing this chapter, and, notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, moneys in the fund are hereby continuously appropriated, without regard to fiscal years, to the board for expenditure in accordance with this chapter.
(b) Notwithstanding Section 10231.5 of the Government Code, the board shall, at least once every two years, annually, post information on its Internet Web site and send a link of the Internet Web site to the policy and budget committees of the Legislature regarding the implementation of this chapter and expenditures from the fund. The information posted on the board’s Internet Web site shall describe the numbers and types of projects funded, the reduction in risks to public health from contaminants in drinking water provided through the funding of the projects, and the criteria used by the board to determine funding priorities. The Internet Web site posting shall include the results of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s most recent survey of the infrastructure needs of California’s public water systems, the amount of money available through the fund to finance those needs, the total dollar amount of all funding agreements executed pursuant to this chapter since the date of the previous report or Internet Web site post, the fund utilization rate, the amount of unliquidated obligations, and the total dollar amount paid to funding recipients since the previous report or Internet Web site post.

(c)This section shall become operative on July 1, 2014.

SECTION 1.Section 116760 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:
116760.

This chapter shall be known, and may be cited, as the Safe Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Law of 1997.