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SB-1284 Fire prevention activities: local assistance grant program.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/21/2020 02:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 1284


Introduced by Senator Nielsen

February 21, 2020


An act to amend Section 4124 of the Public Resources Code, relating to fire prevention.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1284, as introduced, Nielsen. Fire prevention activities: local assistance grant program.
Existing law requires the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to establish a local assistance grant program for fire prevention activities in California. Existing law defines “fire prevention activities” for these purposes to mean those lawful activities that reduce the risk of wildfire in California, as provided.
This bill would make a nonsubstantive change to the definition of “fire prevention activities.”
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 4124 of the Public Resources Code is amended to read:

4124.
 For the purposes of this article, “fire prevention activities” means those lawful activities that reduce the risk of wildfire in California, the state, including, but not limited to, mechanical vegetation management, grazing, prescribed burns, creation of defensible space, and retrofitting of structures to increase fire resistance.