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ACR-46 State of emergency: COVID-19.(2021-2022)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Concurrent Resolution
No. 46


Introduced by Assembly Members Kiley and Gallagher
(Principal coauthor: Assembly Member Megan Dahle)
(Principal coauthors: Senators Dahle and Nielsen)

March 15, 2021


Relative to terminating the state of emergency proclaimed by the Governor on March 4, 2020.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


ACR 46, as introduced, Kiley. State of emergency: COVID-19.
This measure, in accordance with specified law, would declare that the state of emergency proclaimed by the Governor on March 4, 2020, is at an end and terminate the emergency powers granted to the Governor as a result of that proclamation.
Fiscal Committee: YES  

WHEREAS, On March 4, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom proclaimed a state of emergency in California to mitigate the spread of COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, Section 8629 of the Government Code, which is part of the California Emergency Services Act (Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 8550) of Division 1 of Title 2 of the Government Code), authorizes the State Legislature to terminate a state of emergency “by concurrent resolution of the Legislature declaring it at an end”; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature, in accordance with Section 8629 of the Government Code, declares that the state of emergency proclaimed by Governor Gavin Newsom on March 4, 2020, is at an end and that the emergency powers granted to the Governor as a result of that proclamation are terminated; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the Governor of California.