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Climate Adaptation (AB 1482)

BILL SUMMARY:
This bill would require the Resources Agency, by July 1, 2017, and every 3 years thereafter, to update the state's climate adaptation strategy, as provided. The bill would require the Agency, by January 1, 2017, and every 3 years thereafter, to release a draft climate adaptation strategy, as provided. The bill would require state agencies to maximize specified objectives, including, among others, promoting the use of the climate adaptation strategy to inform planning decisions and ensure that state investments consider climate change impacts, as well as promote the use of natural systems and natural infrastructure, as defined, when developing physical infrastructure to address adaptation.
STATE:
CA
FINAL LANGUAGE:
STATUTE:
Chapter 603, Statutes of 2015
AUTHOR:
Richard Gordon
CO-AUTHORS:
none
SENATE VOTE:
Yes: 27 No: 13
R: 1 R: 13
D: 26 D: 0
ASSEMBLY VOTE:
Yes: 65 No: 14
R: 14 R: 14
D: 51 D: 0
LISTED SUPPORT:
Audubon California (co-sponsor); Tree People (co-sponsor); Asian Pacific Environmental Network; California Climate & Agriculture Network; California League of Conservation Voters; California ReLeaf; California State Association of Counties; Center for Climate Change and Health; Climate Resolve; Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation; Defenders of Wildlife; Little Hoover Commission; Local Government Commission; National Parks Conservation Association; The Nature Conservancy; The Trust for Public Land; Wholly H2O
Letters of Support
LISTED OPPOSITION:
none in analysis
SENATE FLOOR ANALYSIS:
ASSEMBLY FLOOR ANALYSIS:
 
 
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