California - AB52 - 2013

Native Americans: California Environmental Quality Act.

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Added On: 11-26-2013
Updated On: 09-24-2014
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Luis Alejo (Democratic), Mike Gatto (Democratic)





Actions (39)

  • 12-21-2012 - Introduced. To print.
  • 12-24-2012 - From printer. May be heard in committee January 23.
  • 01-07-2013 - Read first time.
  • 03-19-2013 - Referred to Com. on NAT. RES. From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. Read second time and amended.
  • 03-20-2013 - Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
  • 04-08-2013 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. Read second time and amended.
  • 04-09-2013 - Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
  • 04-16-2013 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (April 15). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 04-19-2013 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Read second time and amended.
  • 04-22-2013 - Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 05-15-2013 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
  • 05-24-2013 - From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 12. Noes 0.) (May 24). Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
  • 05-30-2013 - Assembly Rule 69 suspended. (Page 1780.) Read third time and amended. Ordered to third reading. (Page 1786.) Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES. pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.2.
  • 05-31-2013 - Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
  • 06-25-2013 - From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (June 24).
  • 06-26-2013 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
  • 06-27-2013 - Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 58. Noes 0. Page 2200.)
  • 07-01-2013 - In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
  • 07-03-2013 - Referred to Com. on E.Q.
  • 08-26-2013 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on E.Q.
  • 09-05-2013 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on E.Q.
  • 09-10-2013 - Joint Rule 61(a) suspended. (Ayes 27. Noes 6. Page 2315.) Joint Rule 62(a), file notice suspended. (Ayes 27. Noes 6. Page 2315.)
  • 05-19-2014 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
  • 06-02-2014 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on E.Q.
  • 06-12-2014 - In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
  • 06-16-2014 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on E.Q.
  • 07-01-2014 - From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (June 25).
  • 07-02-2014 - Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 08-04-2014 - In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.
  • 08-18-2014 - From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (August 14).
  • 08-19-2014 - Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
  • 08-22-2014 - Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
  • 08-25-2014 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
  • 08-27-2014 - Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 35. Noes 0. Page 4891.).
  • 08-27-2014 - In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after August 29 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
  • 08-28-2014 - Assembly Rule 77 suspended. (Ayes 55. Noes 24. Page 6646.) Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 78. Noes 0. Page 6651.).
  • 09-10-2014 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.
  • 09-25-2014 - Approved by the Governor.
  • 09-25-2014 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 532, Statutes of 2014.

Votes (9)

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04-15-2013Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on AppropriationsHouse504yes
05-24-2013Do passHouse1205yes
06-24-2013Do passHouse603yes
06-27-2013AB 52 GATTO Assembly Third ReadingHouse58021yes
06-25-2014Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on AppropriationsSenate601yes
08-04-2014Placed on Appropriations Suspense fileSenate700yes
08-14-2014Do pass as amendedSenate502yes
08-27-2014Assembly 3rd Reading AB52 Gatto By WylandSenate3505yes
08-28-2014AB 52 GATTO Concurrence in Senate AmendmentsHouse7801yes

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News (4)

CEQA Takes Closer Look at Native American Cultural Resources - PublicCEO.com
Published by publicceo.com
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:29:39 GMT

Assembly Bill 52 adds new requirements under the California Environmental Quality Act—or CEQA—that could identify and address potential adverse impacts to the state's tribal heritage before a project moves forward. The bill took effect July 1 ...

AB 52 stalls in state Senate committee - Monterey County Herald
Published by montereyherald.com
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 03:14:34 GMT

SACRAMENTO >> A bill co-authored by Assemblyman Luis Alejo and opposed by many Native Americans across California stalled Monday in a state Senate committee. The Watsonville Democrat's legislation would bolster the rights of federally-recognized ...

AB 52, Native American bill, passes Senate - Monterey County Herald
Published by montereyherald.com
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:41:50 GMT

SACRAMENTO >> Native American legislation seemingly opposed by thousands was significantly altered before it was passed by the California Senate on Wednesday. AB 52, a bill co-authored by Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Watsonville, is designed to give Native American tribes more power in the state's environmental laws, but it galvanized non-federally recognized tribes not included in the bill. Non-federally ... It must now go back to the Assembly because of the many amendments in the Senate. After that, it can ...

New Law Gives Native Americans More Input in Development Process - SCVNEWS.com
Published by scvnews.com
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 05:11:37 GMT

Assembly Bill 52 was drafted to ensure that tribes have a say in development projects that affect tribal sacred places and cultural resources, by strengthening the consultation standards with tribes under the California Environmental Quality Act, according to a news release. The bill was ... “If we don't do something, future generations will wonder what happened to California's pre-Columbian heritage,” said Mike Gatto, chairman of the appropriations committee in the California State Assembly. “By including tribes in the ...