California - SB414 - 2015

Oil spill response.

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Added On: 03-13-2015
Updated On: 09-08-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Andy Vidak (Republican)

Actions (5)

  • 02-15-2017 - Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
  • 02-16-2017 - From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 18.
  • 02-23-2017 - Referred to Coms. on T. & H. and GOV. & F.
  • 03-22-2017 - Set for hearing April 4.
  • 04-05-2017 - April 4 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 3. Noes 6. Page 627.) Reconsideration granted.

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
04-04-2017Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Governance and Finance]SenateTransportation and Housing364no
04-04-2017[First] hearing set for [04-05-2017]: Failed passage in Committee. Reconsideration grantedSenateTransportation and Housing1300yes

News (3)

Refugio oil spill inspires new legislation - Lompoc Record
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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:17:31 GMT

In this May 21 file photo, David Ledig, a national monument manager from the Bureau of Land Management, walks past rocks covered in oil at Refugio State Beach. Two state bills ... The bill would create a voluntary program for local fishing vessels and ...

California Coast Could Receive Greatly Improved Safety and Prevention Measures for Crude Oil Transport - California Majority Report
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 16:32:17 GMT

After the Refugio spill, Santa Barbara State Senator Hannah Beth Jackson and local Assemblyman Das Williams created legislation to improve oil pipeline safety, prevention, preparedness and response. Two of their bills address intrastate pipelines ... A ...

Gov. Jerry Brown overhauls oil pipeline laws after Santa Barbara spill - Los Angeles Times
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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:07:42 GMT

Brown also approved a bill, AB 864, requiring oil pipelines in environmentally sensitive areas be fitted with remote leak detectors and automatic shut-off valves. A third bill, SB 414, seeks to speed response to spills by enlisting commercial fisherman ...