Legislation


Current Session 2013-2014

Last updated: 11/03/2014 – Below you can find a summary of all legislation related to seismic risk reduction that has been enacted in the current session or is currently in development in the State of California Assembly and Senate. Click on the Bill number to go to the legislative information, including the complete text and voting history of the Bill.

BILLS ENACTED

Assembly Bills

Bill – Author Snapshot
AB-110 » –  blumenfield  … of the Director of Finance. —For support of Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission, payable…
AB-1273 » –  ting  … investment to improve the piles and decking to modern seismic standards. The Port estimates…
AB-1317 » –  frazier  … and the Seismic Safety Commission to develop and establish the earthquake emergency procedure system…
AB-341 » –  dickinson  … and safety, resource efficiency, fire safety, seismic safety, building and building system performance…
AB-383 » –  wagner  … seismic and other geologic hazard information, and report its findings to the planning agency within…
AB-491 » –  torres  …, storm, high water, wind-driven water, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslide…
AB-75 » –  committee on budget  …) of Division 12.5, the regulations shall exempt from seismic requirements all freestanding structures..
AB-82 » –  committee on budget  …” architectural concept. (e)The regulations shall exempt from seismic requirements all structures of Type V…
AB-85 » –  committee on budget  … in response to seismic concerns, including costs necessary to meet facility seismic standards. (E)Costs…
AB-924 » –  bigelow  … an earthquake, fire, flood, riot, or other natural or manmade disaster shall be guilty of the crime…
AB-94 » –  committee on budget  …, construct, or equip academic facilities to address seismic and life safety needs, enrollment growth…
AB-98 » –  committee on budget  … the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately. Property insurance: Seismic Safety Account…
ACR-32 » –  lowenthal  … communities from fires, floods, earthquakes, severe storms, or other disasters, building safety…
AB-471 » -atkins … of graffiti, land clearance, and seismic retrofits. (c)Amend or modify existing agreements…
AB-229 » – john a. pérez …. (a)A district may finance (1) the purchase, construction, expansion, improvement, seismic retrofit…

Senate Bills

Bill – Author Snapshot
SB-251 » –  calderon  … insurers from issuing or delivering property insurance without offering earthquake coverage…
SB-362 » –  padilla  … California can affect a state resident’s ability to vote. Earthquakes, hurricanes, and other disasters can…
SB-4 » –  pavley  … seismicity, and the ultimate disposition, transport, transformation, and toxicology of well stimulation…
SB-656 » –  wright  …, earthquake, other natural disaster, or act of God, the gas corporation shall inform the customer…
SB-71 » –  committee on budget and fiscal review  … for the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) governed by a 3-member governing board consisting…
SB-725 » –  anderson  … to undergo seismic retrofitting or remodeling. This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes…
SB-752 » –  roth  … requires earthquake insurance or imposes a fee or any other condition in lieu thereof pursuant…
SB-85 » –  committee on budget and fiscal review  … with Section 2701) of Division 3 of the Streets and Highways Code), the Seismic Retrofit Bond Act…
SB-98 » –  committee on budget and fiscal review  … to seismic concerns, including costs necessary to meet facility seismic standards. (E)Costs…
SB-268 » –  gaines … with the standards and requirements of the Alfred E. Alquist Hospital Facilities Seismic Safety Act of 1983…
SB-785 » –  wolk  … Seismic Safety Act of 1983 (Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 129675) of Part 7 of Division 107…

BILLS IN PROCESS

Status Key:      In Floor Process – in review and debate on Senate or Assembly floor      In Committee Process – in review and debate by special legislative committee      Pending Referral – not set for hearing until referred by a committee     Failed – failed by vote in the legislative process     Died – failed by inaction Assembly Bills

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Senate Bills

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