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SB-631 State claims.(2021-2022)

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

Senate Bill
No. 631


Introduced by Senator Portantino

February 19, 2021


An act relating to state claims, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 631, as introduced, Portantino. State claims.
Existing law requires the Department of General Services to ensure that all claims that have been approved by the California Victim Compensation Board and for which there exists no legally available appropriation are submitted for legislative approval at least once each calendar year.
This bill declares the intent of the Legislature to appropriate funds for the payment of claims approved by the board.
This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to appropriate funds for the payment of claims against the state approved by the California Victim Compensation Board.

SEC. 2.

 This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the California Constitution and shall go into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
In order to pay claims against the state and end hardship to claimants as quickly as possible, it is necessary that this act take effect immediately.