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SB-89 Budget Act of 2019.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 03/17/2020 09:00 PM
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Senate Bill No. 89
CHAPTER 2

An act to amend the Budget Act of 2019 (Chapters 23 and 55 of the Statutes of 2019) by amending Section 39.00 of, adding Item 3970-002-001 to Section 2.00 of, and adding Sections 36.00 and 37.00 to, that act, relating to the state budget, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, budget bill.

[ Approved by Governor  March 17, 2020. Filed with Secretary of State  March 17, 2020. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 89, Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review. Budget Act of 2019.
This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2019 by appropriating $500,000,000 from the General Fund to be used for any purpose related to the Governor’s March 4, 2020 proclamation of a state of emergency. This bill would authorize additional appropriations in increments of $50,000,000, up to a total appropriation of $1,000,000,000. The bill would amend the act to state the Legislature’s intent that the administration work with stakeholders, including members of the Legislature and legislative staff, to develop strategies to be considered for inclusion in the Budget Act of 2020 to provide assistance related to the impacts of COVID-19. The bill would amend the act by adding an item of appropriation to the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery.
This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as a Budget Bill.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: YES   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Item 3970-002-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2019, to read:
3970-002-0001—For support of Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery ........................
84,100,000
Schedule:
(1)3700-Waste Reduction and Management ........................ 84,100,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2021, and for liquidation until June 30, 2023.

SEC. 2.

 Section 36.00 is added to the Budget Act of 2019, to read:

SEC. 36.00.

 Notwithstanding any other law, $500,000,000 is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to any item for any purpose related to the March 4, 2020 proclamation of a state of emergency upon order of the Director of Finance. Funds appropriated in this section may not be expended prior to 72 hours after the Director of Finance notifies the Joint Legislative Budget Committee in writing of the purposes of the planned expenditure. The chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee or the chairperson’s designee may shorten the 72-hour period by written notification. The amount of the appropriation in this section may be increased in increments of $50,000,000 no sooner than 72 hours after the Director of Finance notifies the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of the need for the increase. The chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee or the chairperson’s designee may shorten the 72-hour period by written notification. The total appropriation under this section shall not exceed $1,000,000,000.

SEC. 3.

 Section 37.00 is added to the Budget Act of 2019, to read:

SEC. 37.00.

 It is the intent of the Legislature that the administration work with stakeholders, including members of the Legislature and legislative staff, in developing strategies to be considered for inclusion in the Budget Act of 2020 to assist individuals, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses experiencing economic hardships due to the impacts of COVID-19.

SEC. 4.

 Section 39.00 of the Budget Act of 2019 is amended to read:

SEC. 39.00.

 The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the following bills are other bills providing for appropriations related to the Budget Bill within the meaning of subdivision (e) of Section 12 of Article IV of the California Constitution: AB 75, AB 76, AB 77, AB 78, AB 80, AB 81, AB 82, AB 83, AB 84, AB 85, AB 87, AB 90, AB 92, AB 94, AB 95, AB 100, AB 101, AB 102, AB 103, AB 104, AB 111, AB 112, AB 113, AB 114, AB 115, AB 116, AB 117, AB 118, AB 119, AB 121, SB 75, SB 76, SB 77, SB 78, SB 80, SB 81, SB 82, SB 83, SB 84, SB 85, SB 87, SB 90, SB 91, SB 92, SB 94, SB 95, SB 101, SB 102, SB 103, SB 104, SB 105, SB 111, SB 112, SB 113, SB 114, SB 115, SB 116, SB 117, SB 118, SB 119, and SB 121.

SEC. 5.

 This act is a Budget Bill within the meaning of subdivision (e) of Section 12 of Article IV of the California Constitution and shall take effect immediately.