AB 2163 - An Act to Amend Section 4590 of the Public Resources Code, Relating to Forest Practices, and Declaring the Urgency Thereof, to Take Effect Immediately.

Forest practices: timber harvesting plans. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
Author(s):
Summary:
(1)The Z’Berg-Nejedly Forest Practice Act of 1973 prohibits a person from conducting timber operations, as defined, unless a timber harvesting plan prepared by a registered professional forester has been submitted to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and approved. The act provides that a timber harvesting plan is effective for a period of not more than 3 years, unless extended as… More
(1)The Z’Berg-Nejedly Forest Practice Act of 1973 prohibits a person from conducting timber operations, as defined, unless a timber harvesting plan prepared by a registered professional forester has been submitted to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and approved. The act provides that a timber harvesting plan is effective for a period of not more than 3 years, unless extended as specified.

The act provides that a timber harvesting plan, on which work has commenced but not been completed, may be extended by amendment for a one-year period in order to complete the work, up to a maximum of 2 one-year extensions if 2 requirements are met. The act requires the notice of extension to include the circumstances that prevented a timely completion of the work under the plan and an agreement to comply with the specified law, rules, and regulations as they exist on the date the extension notice is filed.

The act allows, until January 1, 2012, an extension of a timber harvesting plan, on which timber operations have commenced but not been completed, by amendment for up to a maximum of 4 one-year extensions, if those 2 requirements are met, and in addition, the plan expired in 2008 or 2009, and the notice of extension includes written certification by a registered professional forester that listed species have not been discovered in the logging area of the plan since approval of the plan and significant physical changes to the harvest area or adjacent areas have not occurred since the plan’s cumulative impacts were originally assessed.

This bill would, in addition, allow up to a maximum of 4 one-year extensions, including any other extension granted prior to January 1, 2010, under those same conditions for a plan that was extended in 2008 or 2009.

(2)The act allows, until January 1, 2012, a timber harvesting plan that is approved on or after January 1, 2010, to December 31, 2011, inclusive, to be extended by amendment for a 2-year period in order to complete the timber operations, up to a maximum of 2 2-year extensions, if the plan complies with certain requirements.

This bill would remove the sunset date for the extension of these plans.

(3)Existing law, beginning January 1, 2012, provides that a timber harvesting plan is effective for a period of not more than 3 years, unless extended.

This bill would instead provide that, beginning January 1, 2012, a plan approved on or after January 1, 2012, is effective for a period not more than 3 years, unless extended.

(4)This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute. Hide
 
Status:
The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Assembly Vote: On Passage

PASSED on May 20, 2010.

voted YES: 57 voted NO: 7
15 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend Section 4590 of the Public Resources Code, Relating to Forest Practices, and Declaring the Urgency Thereof, to Take Effect Immediately.

AB 2163 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
(1)The Z’Berg-Nejedly Forest Practice Act of 1973 prohibits a person from conducting timber operations, as defined, unless a timber harvesting plan prepared by a registered professional forester has been submitted to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and approved. The act provides that a timber harvesting plan is effective for a period of not more than 3 years, unless extended as specified.

The act provides that a timber harvesting plan, on which work has commenced but not been completed, may be extended by amendment for a one-year period in order to complete the work, up to a maximum of 2 one-year extensions if 2 requirements are met. The act requires the notice of extension to include the circumstances that prevented a timely completion of the work under the plan and an agreement to comply with the specified law, rules, and regulations as they exist on the date the extension notice is filed.

The act allows, until January 1, 2012, an extension of a timber harvesting plan, on which timber operations have commenced but not been completed, by amendment for up to a maximum of 4 one-year extensions, if those 2 requirements are met, and in… More
(1)The Z’Berg-Nejedly Forest Practice Act of 1973 prohibits a person from conducting timber operations, as defined, unless a timber harvesting plan prepared by a registered professional forester has been submitted to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and approved. The act provides that a timber harvesting plan is effective for a period of not more than 3 years, unless extended as specified.

The act provides that a timber harvesting plan, on which work has commenced but not been completed, may be extended by amendment for a one-year period in order to complete the work, up to a maximum of 2 one-year extensions if 2 requirements are met. The act requires the notice of extension to include the circumstances that prevented a timely completion of the work under the plan and an agreement to comply with the specified law, rules, and regulations as they exist on the date the extension notice is filed.

The act allows, until January 1, 2012, an extension of a timber harvesting plan, on which timber operations have commenced but not been completed, by amendment for up to a maximum of 4 one-year extensions, if those 2 requirements are met, and in addition, the plan expired in 2008 or 2009, and the notice of extension includes written certification by a registered professional forester that listed species have not been discovered in the logging area of the plan since approval of the plan and significant physical changes to the harvest area or adjacent areas have not occurred since the plan’s cumulative impacts were originally assessed.

This bill would, in addition, allow up to a maximum of 4 one-year extensions, including any other extension granted prior to January 1, 2010, under those same conditions for a plan that was extended in 2008 or 2009.

(2)The act allows, until January 1, 2012, a timber harvesting plan that is approved on or after January 1, 2010, to December 31, 2011, inclusive, to be extended by amendment for a 2-year period in order to complete the timber operations, up to a maximum of 2 2-year extensions, if the plan complies with certain requirements.

This bill would remove the sunset date for the extension of these plans.

(3)Existing law, beginning January 1, 2012, provides that a timber harvesting plan is effective for a period of not more than 3 years, unless extended.

This bill would instead provide that, beginning January 1, 2012, a plan approved on or after January 1, 2012, is effective for a period not more than 3 years, unless extended.

(4)This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute. Hide
Learn More
At LegInfo.ca.gov
Title
An Act to Amend Section 4590 of the Public Resources Code, Relating to Forest Practices, and Declaring the Urgency Thereof, to Take Effect Immediately.
Author(s)
Tony Mendoza
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Forest practices: timber harvesting plans
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/18/2010
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Natural Resources4/19/2010
    Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations5/12/2010
    Passed Assembly5/20/2010
    Passed Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water6/29/2010
    Passed Senate8/18/2010
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)8/26/2010
    Became law (chaptered).9/27/2010
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Natural ResourcesDo pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.4/19/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources
    9 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass as amended, to Consent Calendar.5/12/2010This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
    15 voted YES 0 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedAssemblyAB 2163 MENDOZA Third Reading Urgency5/20/2010This bill PASSED the Assembly
    57 voted YES 7 voted NO 15 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on Natural Resources and WaterDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.6/29/2010This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water
    6 voted YES 0 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB2163 Mendoza Urgency Clause8/18/2010This bill PASSED the Senate
    32 voted YES 1 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/18/2010
    2/18/2010Read first time. To print.
    2/19/2010From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.
    4/05/2010Referred 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. (Corrected April 7.)
    4/06/2010Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
    4/12/2010From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. Read second time and amended.
    4/13/2010Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
    select this voteVote4/19/2010Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
    4/22/2010From committee: Amend, do pass as amended, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (April 19).
    4/26/2010Read second time and amended.
    4/27/2010Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    select this voteVote5/12/2010Do pass as amended, to Consent Calendar.
    5/13/2010From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. To Consent Calendar. (May 12).
    5/17/2010Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.
    5/18/2010Read second time. To Consent Calendar.
    5/20/2010From Consent Calendar. Ordered to third reading. Read third time. Urgency clause adopted. Passed and to Senate. (Ayes 57. Noes 7. Page 5258.)
    5/20/2010In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    currently selectedAssembly Vote on Passage5/20/2010AB 2163 MENDOZA Third Reading Urgency
    6/03/2010Referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
    6/16/2010In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
    select this voteVote6/29/2010Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
    6/29/2010From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Re-referred. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (June 29).
    8/02/2010From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.
    8/03/2010Read second time. To third reading.
    8/18/2010Read third time. Urgency clause adopted. Passed and to Assembly. (Ayes 32. Noes 1. Page 4575.)
    8/18/2010In Assembly. To enrollment.
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage8/18/2010Assembly 3rd Reading AB2163 Mendoza Urgency Clause
    8/26/2010Enrolled and to the Governor at 4:45 p.m.
    9/25/2010Approved by the Governor.
    9/27/2010Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 376, Statutes of 2010.

    MapLight did not identify any interest groups that took a position on this vote.
    You may be able to explore campaign contributions data if you add interest groups.

    0 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed

    Organizations that took a position on
    An Act to Amend Section 4590 of the Public Resources Code, Relating to Forest Practices, and Declaring the Urgency Thereof, to Take Effect Immediately.: AB 2163 MENDOZA Third Reading Urgency

    0 organizations supported this bill

    0 organizations opposed this bill

    Need proof?

    View citations of support and opposition

    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Add Data Filters:

    Legislator Filters
    Legislator Filters
    Show All
    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Anthony AdamsRCA-59$0$0Yes
    Tom AmmianoDCA-13$0$0No
    Joel AndersonRCA-77$0$0Yes
    Juan ArambulaICA-31$0$0Yes
    Karen BassDCA-47$0$0Yes
    Jim BeallDCA-24$0$0Yes
    Bill BerryhillRCA-26$0$0Yes
    Tom BerryhillRCA-25$0$0Yes
    Sam BlakesleeRCA-33$0$0Yes
    Marty BlockDCA-78$0$0Yes
    Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$0$0No
    Steven BradfordDCA-51$0$0Yes
    Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0Not Voting
    Joan BuchananDCA-15$0$0Yes
    Anna CaballeroDCA-28$0$0Yes
    Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0Yes
    Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0Yes
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$0$0Yes
    Connie ConwayRCA-34$0$0Yes
    Paul CookRCA-65$0$0Yes
    Joe CotoDCA-23$0$0Not Voting
    Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0Yes
    Hector De La TorreDCA-50$0$0Not Voting
    Kevin De LeonDCA-45$0$0Yes
    Chuck DeVoreRCA-70$0$0Yes
    Bill EmmersonRCA-63$0$0Yes
    Mike EngDCA-49$0$0Yes
    Noreen EvansDCA-7$0$0Not Voting
    Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0No
    Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0Not Voting
    Paul FongDCA-22$0$0Not Voting
    Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0Yes
    Jean FullerRCA-32$0$0Yes
    Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0Yes
    Ted GainesRCA-4$0$0Yes
    Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$0$0Yes
    Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0Yes
    Danny GilmoreRCA-30$0$0Yes
    Curt HagmanRCA-60$0$0Yes
    Isadore HallDCA-52$0$0Yes
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$0$0Not Voting
    Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0Yes
    Ed HernandezDCA-57$0$0Yes
    Jerry HillDCA-19$0$0Yes
    Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0Yes
    Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0Yes
    Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0Yes
    Dave JonesDCA-9$0$0No
    Steve KnightRCA-36$0$0Yes
    Ted LieuDCA-53$0$0Yes
    Dan LogueRCA-3$0$0Yes
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$0$0Not Voting
    Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0Yes
    Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0Yes
    Jeff MillerRCA-71$0$0Yes
    Bill MonningDCA-27$0$0Not Voting
    Pedro NavaDCA-35$0$0Not Voting
    Brian NestandeRCA-64$0$0Yes
    Roger NielloRCA-5$0$0Yes
    Jim NielsenRCA-2$0$0Yes
    Chris NorbyRCA-72$0$0Not Voting
    John PerezDCA-46$0$0Not Voting
    Manuel PerezDCA-80$0$0Yes
    Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0Yes
    Ira RuskinDCA-21$0$0No
    Mary SalasDCA-79$0$0Yes
    Lori SaldanaDCA-76$0$0Not Voting
    Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0Yes
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$0$0Yes
    Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0Yes
    Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0Yes
    Audra StricklandRCA-37$0$0Not Voting
    Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0No
    Tom TorlaksonDCA-11$0$0Yes
    Norma TorresDCA-61$0$0Yes
    Alberto TorricoDCA-20$0$0Yes
    Van TranRCA-68$0$0Yes
    Mike VillinesRCA-29$0$0Not Voting
    Mariko YamadaDCA-8$0$0No

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Loading…
    Date Range of Contributions
    Enter a custom date range