AB 523 -

Ethanol: Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Assembly Vote: On Passage

PASSED on January 30, 2012.

voted YES: 73 voted NO: 2
5 voted present/not voting

AB 523 — 2011-2012 Legislature

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Title
Author(s)
David Valadao
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Ethanol: Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program
    Major Actions
    Introduced2/15/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Natural Resources4/25/2011
    Failed passage in Assembly Committee on Transportation5/02/2011
    Passed Assembly Committee on Transportation5/02/2011
    Passed Assembly Committee on Transportation1/09/2012
    Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations1/19/2012
    Passed Assembly1/30/2012
    Passed Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing6/12/2012
    Passed Senate Committee on Environmental Quality6/18/2012
    Passed Senate7/06/2012
    Passed Assembly8/09/2012
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)8/15/2012
    Became law (chaptered).8/27/2012
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Natural ResourcesDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation.4/25/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources
    5 voted YES 4 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on TransportationDo pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.5/02/2011This motion DID NOT PASS the Assembly Committee on Transportation
    6 voted YES 3 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on TransportationSet first hearing. Failed passage. Reconsideration granted.5/02/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Transportation
    14 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on TransportationDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.1/09/2012This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Transportation
    14 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass as amended.1/19/2012This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
    16 voted YES 1 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedAssemblyAB 523 VALADAO Assembly Third Reading1/30/2012This bill PASSED the Assembly
    73 voted YES 2 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on Transportation and HousingDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Environmental Quality.6/12/2012This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing
    6 voted YES 0 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on Environmental QualityDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent.6/18/2012This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Environmental Quality
    7 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenateConsent Calendar 2nd AB523 Valadao7/06/2012This bill PASSED the Senate
    36 voted YES 0 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 523 VALADAO Concurrence in Senate Amendments8/09/2012This bill PASSED the Assembly
    75 voted YES 0 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/15/2011
    2/15/2011Read first time. To print.
    2/16/2011From printer. May be heard in committee March 18.
    3/31/2011Referred to Coms. on NAT. RES. and TRANS. From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. Read second time and amended.
    4/04/2011Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
    select this voteVote4/25/2011Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation.
    4/26/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on TRANS. (Ayes 5. Noes 4.) (April 25). Re-referred to Com. on TRANS.
    5/02/2011In committee: Set first hearing. Failed passage. Reconsideration granted.
    select this voteVote5/02/2011Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
    select this voteVote5/02/2011Set first hearing. Failed passage. Reconsideration granted.
    1/04/2012From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on TRANS. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on TRANS.
    select this voteVote1/09/2012Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
    1/10/2012From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 14. Noes 0.) (January 9). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    select this voteVote1/19/2012Do pass as amended.
    1/23/2012From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 16. Noes 1.) (January 19).
    1/24/2012Read second time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
    1/25/2012Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
    1/30/2012Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 73. Noes 2. Page 3627.)
    currently selectedAssembly Vote on Passage1/30/2012AB 523 VALADAO Assembly Third Reading
    1/31/2012In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    2/16/2012Referred to Coms. on T. & H. and E.Q.
    6/06/2012From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on T. & H.
    select this voteVote6/12/2012Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Environmental Quality.
    6/13/2012From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on E.Q. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (June 12). Re-referred to Com. on E.Q.
    select this voteVote6/18/2012Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations Recommend Consent.
    6/19/2012From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: to consent calendar. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 18). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    7/02/2012From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8 and ordered to consent calendar.
    7/03/2012Read second time. Ordered to consent calendar.
    7/06/2012Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 36. Noes 0. Page 4317.).
    select this voteSenate Vote on Passage7/06/2012Consent Calendar 2nd AB523 Valadao
    8/06/2012In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after August 8 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
    8/09/2012Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 75. Noes 0. Page 5836.).
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage8/09/2012AB 523 VALADAO Concurrence in Senate Amendments
    8/15/2012Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:10 p.m.
    8/27/2012Approved by the Governor.
    8/27/2012Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 183, Statutes of 2012.

    Total contributions given to Assemblymembers from Construction unions, which…

    opposed this bill

    Construction unions$2,395,833
    $2,395,833

    24 Organizations Supported and 14 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    : AB 523 VALADAO Assembly Third Reading

    24 organizations supported this bill

    Agricultural Council of California
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Alliance of Western Milk Producers
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Association of California Egg Farmers
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Cattlemen's Association
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Dairies, Inc.
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Dairy Campaign
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Farmers Union
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Poultry Federation
    California Poultry Federation (2011, April 21). UFCW Joins Poultry and Dairy Industries in Opposition of Subsidies for Corn-Based Ethanol. Retrieved April 22, 2011, from PR Newswire.
    Central Coast Fryers / Fulton Valley Farms
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Dairy Farmers of America, Western Area Council
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Diestel Turkey Ranch
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Food & Water Watch
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Foster Farms
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Hilmar Cheese Company
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Land O'Lakes
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Milk Producers Council
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Pacific Egg & Poultry Association
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Pittman Farms
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Sierra Club California
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Squab Producers of California
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Union of Concerned Scientists
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    United Food and Commercial Workers Union 8
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Western United Dairymen
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Zacky Farms
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.

    14 organizations opposed this bill

    Advanced Ethanol Council
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Aebiofuels
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Bluefire Renewables
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Calgren Renewable Fuels
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California Labor Federation
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    California State Pipe Trades Council
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    CALSTART
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Lignol
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Pacific Ethanol
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Propel
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Sheet Metal Workers' International Association
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    State Building and Construction Trades Council of California
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.
    Zymetis
    Assembly Committee on Transportation (2011, April 29). Assembly Committee Analysis. Retrieved April 2, 2012, from Leginfo: Bill Analysis.

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office on day of vote, from Construction unions interest groups, 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
    Vote
    Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$0$0
    Luis AlejoDCA-28$0$55,699
    Michael AllenDCA-7$0$119,500
    Tom AmmianoDCA-13$0$43,200
    Toni AtkinsDCA-76$0$41,700
    Jim BeallDCA-24$0$45,400
    Bill BerryhillRCA-26$0$0
    Marty BlockDCA-78$0$83,300
    Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$0$60,600
    Susan BonillaDCA-11$0$78,705
    Steven BradfordDCA-51$0$35,400
    Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
    Joan BuchananDCA-15$0$62,900
    Betsy ButlerDCA-53$0$138,600
    Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
    Nora CamposDCA-23$0$104,500
    Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$0$27,921
    Connie ConwayRCA-34$0$7,500
    Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
    Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
    Roger DickinsonDCA-9$0$70,800
    Tim DonnellyRCA-59$0$0
    Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
    Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
    Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
    Paul FongDCA-22$0$65,150
    Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
    Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
    Beth GainesRCA-4$0$0
    Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$0$118,050
    Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
    Mike GattoDCA-43$0$70,300
    Rich GordonDCA-21$0$75,400
    Jeff GorellRCA-37$0$2,500
    Shannon GroveRCA-32$0$0
    Curt HagmanRCA-60$0$0
    Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
    Isadore HallDCA-52$0$46,200
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$0$0
    Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
    Roger HernandezDCA-57$0$66,150
    Jerry HillDCA-19$0$132,000
    Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
    Ben HuesoDCA-79$0$59,100
    Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
    Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
    Brian JonesRCA-77$0$0
    Steve KnightRCA-36$0$0
    Ricardo LaraDCA-50$0$58,900
    Dan LogueRCA-3$0$0
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$0$26,750
    Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
    Allan MansoorRCA-68$0$0
    Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
    Jeff MillerRCA-71$0$3,000
    Holly MitchellDCA-47$0$24,700
    Bill MonningDCA-27$0$92,078
    Mike MorrellRCA-63$0$0
    Brian NestandeRCA-64$0$31,700
    Jim NielsenRCA-2$0$5,000
    Chris NorbyRCA-72$0$0
    Kristin OlsenRCA-25$0$1,400
    Richard PanDCA-5$0$61,950
    Henry PereaDCA-31$0$35,200
    John PerezDCA-46$0$136,550
    Manuel PerezDCA-80$0$43,200
    Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
    Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$0$79,600
    Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
    Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
    Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
    Norma TorresDCA-61$0$48,850
    David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
    Don WagnerRCA-70$0$0
    Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$0$41,880
    Das WilliamsDCA-35$0$72,200
    Mariko YamadaDCA-8$0$22,300

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Katcho AchadjianRCA-33$6,200$1,000
    Luis AlejoDCA-28$5,900$69,199
    Michael AllenDCA-7$1,500$171,875
    Tom AmmianoDCA-13$0$47,100
    Toni AtkinsDCA-76$6,000$58,300
    Jim BeallDCA-24$1,000$74,200
    Bill BerryhillRCA-26$38,298$5,750
    Marty BlockDCA-78$11,300$125,000
    Bob BlumenfieldDCA-40$2,500$69,100
    Susan BonillaDCA-11$1,150$116,505
    Steven BradfordDCA-51$6,000$60,700
    Julia BrownleyDCA-41$0$0
    Joan BuchananDCA-15$3,000$116,600
    Betsy ButlerDCA-53$10,350$180,550
    Charles CalderonDCA-58$0$0
    Nora CamposDCA-23$1,000$118,800
    Wilmer Amina CarterDCA-62$0$0
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-45$0$0
    Wesley ChesbroDCA-1$2,535$47,821
    Connie ConwayRCA-34$49,150$20,400
    Paul CookRCA-65$0$0
    Mike DavisDCA-48$0$0
    Roger DickinsonDCA-9$0$87,800
    Tim DonnellyRCA-59$0$0
    Mike EngDCA-49$0$0
    Mike FeuerDCA-42$0$0
    Nathan FletcherRCA-75$0$0
    Paul FongDCA-22$500$78,650
    Felipe FuentesDCA-39$0$0
    Warren FurutaniDCA-55$0$0
    Beth GainesRCA-4$4,750$0
    Cathleen GalgianiDCA-17$14,200$164,600
    Martin GarrickRCA-74$0$0
    Mike GattoDCA-43$9,000$107,900
    Rich GordonDCA-21$0$90,400
    Jeff GorellRCA-37$4,900$2,500
    Shannon GroveRCA-32$9,750$5,400
    Curt HagmanRCA-60$4,250$0
    Linda HaldermanRCA-29$0$0
    Isadore HallDCA-52$9,500$63,000
    Diane HarkeyRCA-73$5,500$0
    Mary HayashiDCA-18$0$0
    Roger HernandezDCA-57$2,000$92,150
    Jerry HillDCA-19$4,000$155,200
    Alyson HuberDCA-10$0$0
    Ben HuesoDCA-79$3,000$74,400
    Jared HuffmanDCA-6$0$0
    Kevin JeffriesRCA-66$0$0
    Brian JonesRCA-77$2,200$0
    Steve KnightRCA-36$2,000$1,950
    Ricardo LaraDCA-50$5,450$79,700
    Dan LogueRCA-3$7,600$2,500
    Bonnie LowenthalDCA-54$0$31,750
    Fiona MaDCA-12$0$0
    Allan MansoorRCA-68$1,000$0
    Tony MendozaDCA-56$0$0
    Jeff MillerRCA-71$22,950$3,350
    Holly MitchellDCA-47$750$48,700
    Bill MonningDCA-27$8,300$121,653
    Mike MorrellRCA-63$4,750$0
    Brian NestandeRCA-64$2,500$40,700
    Jim NielsenRCA-2$3,500$5,000
    Chris NorbyRCA-72$4,150$0
    Kristin OlsenRCA-25$40,594$1,400
    Richard PanDCA-5$4,000$70,950
    Henry PereaDCA-31$24,400$52,950
    John PerezDCA-46$15,990$186,950
    Manuel PerezDCA-80$10,150$77,600
    Anthony PortantinoDCA-44$0$0
    Jim SilvaRCA-67$0$0
    Nancy SkinnerDCA-14$6,100$134,500
    Cameron SmythRCA-38$0$0
    Jose SolorioDCA-69$0$0
    Sandre SwansonDCA-16$0$0
    Norma TorresDCA-61$3,000$57,150
    David ValadaoRCA-30$0$0
    Don WagnerRCA-70$3,500$0
    Bob WieckowskiDCA-20$5,000$66,080
    Das WilliamsDCA-35$0$111,100
    Mariko YamadaDCA-8$8,000$26,900

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Dairy farmers & wholesale and retail milk, cheese and ice cream dealers$108,975
    Food & kindred products manufacturing$99,615
    Poultry & eggs$57,250
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$54,794
    Livestock$42,548
    Environmental policy$39,935
    Farmers, crop unspecified$0
    Food service & related unions$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Construction unions$2,395,833
    Electrical workers/IBEW$633,700
    Alternate energy production & services$189,000
    Labor unions$107,250
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