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AB 2540 - An Act to Add Sections 972.3 and 1016 to the Military and Veterans Code, Relating to Veterans, and Making an Appropriation Therefor.

Veterans’ Home of California: county veterans service officers. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law authorizes the board of supervisors of each county to appoint, prescribe the qualifications of, and fix the compensation of an officer to be titled “county veterans service officer,” whose duty is to administer specified aid provided veterans, to investigate all claims, applications, or requests for aid made, and to perform any other veteran-related services as requested by the… More
Existing law authorizes the board of supervisors of each county to appoint, prescribe the qualifications of, and fix the compensation of an officer to be titled “county veterans service officer,” whose duty is to administer specified aid provided veterans, to investigate all claims, applications, or requests for aid made, and to perform any other veteran-related services as requested by the county board of supervisors. Existing law provides for the establishment and operation of the Veterans’ Home of California at various sites for aged and disabled veterans who meet certain eligibility requirements.This bill would continuously appropriate, on a fiscal year basis, from the General Fund, $90 million to the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of operating specified veterans’ homes in California and $15 million to the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purposes of funding county veterans service officers, thereby making an appropriation. Hide
 
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An Act to Add Sections 972.3 and 1016 to the Military and Veterans Code, Relating to Veterans, and Making an Appropriation Therefor.

AB 2540 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
Existing law authorizes the board of supervisors of each county to appoint, prescribe the qualifications of, and fix the compensation of an officer to be titled “county veterans service officer,” whose duty is to administer specified aid provided veterans, to investigate all claims, applications, or requests for aid made, and to perform any other veteran-related services as requested by the county board of supervisors. Existing law provides for the establishment and operation of the Veterans’ Home of California at various sites for aged and disabled veterans who meet certain eligibility requirements.This bill would continuously appropriate, on a fiscal year basis, from the General Fund, $90 million to the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of operating specified veterans’ homes in California and $15 million to the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purposes of funding county veterans service officers, thereby making an appropriation.
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Title
An Act to Add Sections 972.3 and 1016 to the Military and Veterans Code, Relating to Veterans, and Making an Appropriation Therefor.
Author(s)
Mike Gatto
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Veterans’ Home of California: county veterans service officers
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/24/2012
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

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    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/24/2012
    2/24/2012Introduced. To print.
    2/26/2012From printer. May be heard in committee March 27.
    2/27/2012Read first time.
    3/05/2012Referred to Com. on REV. & TAX.
    3/07/2012From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on REV. & TAX. Read second time and amended.
    3/08/2012Re-referred to Com. on REV. & TAX.
    4/09/2012In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author. From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on REV. & TAX. Read second time and amended.
    4/10/2012Re-referred to Com. on REV. & TAX.
    4/16/2012In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author. From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on REV. & TAX. Read second time and amended.
    4/17/2012Re-referred to Com. on REV. & TAX.
    4/23/2012In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
    4/25/2012From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on REV. & TAX. Read second time and amended.
    4/26/2012Re-referred to Com. on REV. & TAX.
    5/14/2012Re-referred to Com. on RLS. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96.

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    An Act to Add Sections 972.3 and 1016 to the Military and Veterans Code, Relating to Veterans, and Making an Appropriation Therefor.

    0 organizations supported this bill

    22 organizations opposed this bill

    American Massage Therapy Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    Building Owners and Managers Association of California
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    California Alliance for Golf
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    California Bankers Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    California Building Industry Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    California Business Properties Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    California Chamber of Commerce
    California Chamber of Commerce (2012, April 10). CalChamber Releases 2012 Job Killer Bill List. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from California Chamber of Commerce.
    California Manufacturers & Technology Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    California Retailers Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    California Society of Enrolled Agents
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    California State Club Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    California Taxpayers Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    California Yacht Brokers Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    Financial Services Institute
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    Independent Maintenance Contractors Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    International Council of Shopping Centers
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    Marina Recreation Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    NAIOP of California
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    Pacific Association of Building Service Contractors
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.
    TechAmerica
    undersigned organizations (2012, March 28). Subject: OPPOSITION TO AB 2540 (Gatto), as amended on March 7, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012, from SIFMA.

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office during the 2011-2012 California State Legislature, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$0$30,400
    Luis AlejoDCA-28$0$17,800
    Michael AllenDCA-7$0$5,500
    Tom AmmianoDCA-13$0$1,100
    Toni AtkinsDCA-76$0$41,024
    Jim BeallDCA-24$0$5,365
    Bill BerryhillRCA-26$0$62,690
    Marty BlockDCA-78$0$20,712
    Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$0$38,449
    Susan BonillaDCA-11$0$25,360
    Steven BradfordDCA-51$0$30,700
    Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
    Joan BuchananDCA-15$0$51,668
    Betsy ButlerDCA-53$0$39,373
    Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
    Nora CamposDCA-23$0$28,274
    Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$0$7,500
    Connie ConwayRCA-34$0$107,414
    Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
    Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
    Roger DickinsonDCA-9$0$12,150
    Tim DonnellyRCA-59$0$17,800
    Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
    Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
    Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
    Paul FongDCA-22$0$22,100
    Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
    Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
    Beth GainesRCA-4$0$47,871
    Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$0$30,568
    Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
    Mike GattoDCA-43$0$81,350
    Rich GordonDCA-21$0$46,018
    Jeff GorellRCA-37$0$37,600
    Shannon GroveRCA-32$0$11,500
    Curt HagmanRCA-60$0$55,750
    Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
    Isadore HallDCA-52$0$49,279
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$0$51,400
    Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
    Roger HernandezDCA-57$0$46,400
    Jerry HillDCA-19$0$61,767
    Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
    Ben HuesoDCA-79$0$25,800
    Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
    Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
    Brian JonesRCA-77$0$38,800
    Steve KnightRCA-36$0$26,500
    Ricardo LaraDCA-50$0$65,250
    Dan LogueRCA-3$0$33,300
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$0$7,000
    Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
    Allan MansoorRCA-68$0$30,075
    Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
    Jeff MillerRCA-71$0$86,800
    Holly MitchellDCA-47$0$17,274
    Bill MonningDCA-27$0$30,992
    Mike MorrellRCA-63$0$36,100
    Brian NestandeRCA-64$0$28,600
    Jim NielsenRCA-2$0$27,000
    Chris NorbyRCA-72$0$35,800
    Kristin OlsenRCA-25$0$37,400
    Richard PanDCA-5$0$30,168
    Henry PereaDCA-31$0$84,188
    John PerezDCA-46$0$140,701
    Manuel PerezDCA-80$0$30,600
    Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
    Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$0$26,601
    Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
    Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
    Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
    Norma TorresDCA-61$0$64,988
    David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
    Don WagnerRCA-70$0$47,050
    Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$0$29,300
    Das WilliamsDCA-35$0$25,800
    Mariko YamadaDCA-8$0$3,000

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$0$30,400
    Luis AlejoDCA-28$0$17,800
    Michael AllenDCA-7$0$5,500
    Tom AmmianoDCA-13$0$1,100
    Toni AtkinsDCA-76$0$41,024
    Jim BeallDCA-24$0$5,365
    Bill BerryhillRCA-26$0$62,690
    Marty BlockDCA-78$0$20,712
    Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$0$38,449
    Susan BonillaDCA-11$0$25,360
    Steven BradfordDCA-51$0$30,700
    Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
    Joan BuchananDCA-15$0$51,668
    Betsy ButlerDCA-53$0$39,373
    Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
    Nora CamposDCA-23$0$28,274
    Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$0$7,500
    Connie ConwayRCA-34$0$107,414
    Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
    Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
    Roger DickinsonDCA-9$0$12,150
    Tim DonnellyRCA-59$0$17,800
    Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
    Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
    Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
    Paul FongDCA-22$0$22,100
    Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
    Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
    Beth GainesRCA-4$0$47,871
    Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$0$30,568
    Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
    Mike GattoDCA-43$0$81,350
    Rich GordonDCA-21$0$46,018
    Jeff GorellRCA-37$0$37,600
    Shannon GroveRCA-32$0$11,500
    Curt HagmanRCA-60$0$55,750
    Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
    Isadore HallDCA-52$0$49,279
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$0$51,400
    Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
    Roger HernandezDCA-57$0$46,400
    Jerry HillDCA-19$0$61,767
    Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
    Ben HuesoDCA-79$0$25,800
    Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
    Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
    Brian JonesRCA-77$0$38,800
    Steve KnightRCA-36$0$26,500
    Ricardo LaraDCA-50$0$65,250
    Dan LogueRCA-3$0$33,300
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$0$7,000
    Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
    Allan MansoorRCA-68$0$30,075
    Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
    Jeff MillerRCA-71$0$86,800
    Holly MitchellDCA-47$0$17,274
    Bill MonningDCA-27$0$30,992
    Mike MorrellRCA-63$0$36,100
    Brian NestandeRCA-64$0$28,600
    Jim NielsenRCA-2$0$27,000
    Chris NorbyRCA-72$0$35,800
    Kristin OlsenRCA-25$0$37,400
    Richard PanDCA-5$0$30,168
    Henry PereaDCA-31$0$84,188
    John PerezDCA-46$0$140,701
    Manuel PerezDCA-80$0$30,600
    Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
    Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$0$26,601
    Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
    Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
    Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
    Norma TorresDCA-61$0$64,988
    David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
    Don WagnerRCA-70$0$47,050
    Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$0$29,300
    Das WilliamsDCA-35$0$25,800
    Mariko YamadaDCA-8$0$3,000

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Real estate$589,100
    Commercial banks & bank holding companies$356,283
    Builders associations$314,825
    Building operators & managers$197,362
    Health care services$173,840
    Accountants$112,550
    Computers, components & accessories$107,677
    Chambers of commerce$62,400
    Fiscal & tax policy$48,800
    Retail trade$41,479
    Manufacturing$30,253
    Sea transport$25,400
    Recreation & entertainment$22,850
    Special trade contractors$6,150
    Professional sports, arenas & related equipment and services$4,500
    Pleasure boats$500
    Security brokers & investment companies$0
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