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AB-1299 Governor’s Military Council.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/19/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1299


Introduced by Assembly Member Voepel

February 19, 2021


An act to amend Section 59 of the Military and Veterans Code, relating to the military.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1299, as introduced, Voepel. Governor’s Military Council.
Existing law establishes the Governor’s Military Council that advises the Governor on efforts to retain military installations and operations within the state. Under existing law, members of the council are appointed by the Governor and include bipartisan representatives from both houses of the Legislature, as specified. Existing law repeals the law establishing the council on January 1, 2026.
This bill would extend that repeal date to January 1, 2028.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 59 of the Military and Veterans Code is amended to read:

59.
 (a) There is in the state government a Governor’s Military Council (council) that shall serve under the direction of the Military Department and consist of members appointed by the Governor. The council shall advise the Governor on efforts to retain military installations and operations within this state that are necessary for the defense of the nation, and to coordinate and focus those efforts.
(b) The council shall include, but not be limited to, bipartisan representatives from both houses of the Legislature. Senate representatives shall be nominated by the Senate Committee on Rules and Assembly representatives shall be nominated by the Speaker of the Assembly.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2026, January 1, 2028, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2026, January 1, 2028, deletes or extends that date.