AB 523 -

Ethanol: Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on July 6, 2012.

voted YES: 36 voted NO: 0
4 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
    select this voteAssemblyAB 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
    currently selectedSenateConsent 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.)
    select this voteAssembly 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.).
    currently selectedSenate 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.

    Average contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

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    24 Organizations Supported and 14 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    : Consent Calendar 2nd AB523 Valadao

    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 Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$0$5,000
    Joel AndersonRCA-36$4,600$1,000
    Tom BerryhillRCA-14$53,550$7,000
    Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$18,100$49,300
    Anthony CannellaRCA-12$71,103$8,000
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$4,900$72,950
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$13,900$94,600
    Kevin De LeonDCA-22$11,900$189,600
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$4,000$192,000
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$7,000$5,750
    Bill EmmersonRCA-37$8,200$14,400
    Noreen EvansDCA-2$5,109$135,550
    Jean FullerRCA-18$44,200$23,900
    Ted GainesRCA-1$12,500$0
    Loni HancockDCA-9$3,900$140,600
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$3,500$1,500
    Ed HernandezDCA-24$8,000$119,100
    Bob HuffRCA-29$20,000$7,500
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$0$13,850
    Doug La MalfaRCA-4$16,850$3,800
    Mark LenoDCA-3$4,000$112,600
    Ted LieuDCA-28$6,500$160,500
    Carol LiuDCA-21$4,500$86,950
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$13,900$42,250
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$23,800$134,000
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$23,500$144,200
    Curren PriceDCA-26$4,000$80,450
    Michael RubioDCA-16$26,000$165,550
    Sharon RunnerRCA-17$0$0
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$1,000$30,700
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$9,700$109,000
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$20,250$8,900
    Juan VargasDCA-40$5,000$48,000
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$12,050$4,900
    Lois WolkDCA-5$4,175$76,950
    Rod WrightDCA-25$6,300$80,050
    Mark WylandRCA-38$4,900$1,950
    Leland YeeDCA-8$24,500$34,803

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$0$5,000
    Joel AndersonRCA-36$4,600$1,000
    Tom BerryhillRCA-14$53,550$7,000
    Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$18,100$49,300
    Anthony CannellaRCA-12$71,103$8,000
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$4,900$72,950
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$13,900$94,600
    Kevin De LeonDCA-22$11,900$189,600
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$4,000$192,000
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$7,000$5,750
    Bill EmmersonRCA-37$8,200$14,400
    Noreen EvansDCA-2$5,109$135,550
    Jean FullerRCA-18$44,200$23,900
    Ted GainesRCA-1$12,500$0
    Loni HancockDCA-9$3,900$140,600
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$3,500$1,500
    Ed HernandezDCA-24$8,000$119,100
    Bob HuffRCA-29$20,000$7,500
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$0$13,850
    Doug La MalfaRCA-4$16,850$3,800
    Mark LenoDCA-3$4,000$112,600
    Ted LieuDCA-28$6,500$160,500
    Carol LiuDCA-21$4,500$86,950
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$0
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$13,900$42,250
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$23,800$134,000
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$23,500$144,200
    Curren PriceDCA-26$4,000$80,450
    Michael RubioDCA-16$26,000$165,550
    Sharon RunnerRCA-17$0$0
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$1,000$30,700
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$9,700$109,000
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$20,250$8,900
    Juan VargasDCA-40$5,000$48,000
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$12,050$4,900
    Lois WolkDCA-5$4,175$76,950
    Rod WrightDCA-25$6,300$80,050
    Mark WylandRCA-38$4,900$1,950
    Leland YeeDCA-8$24,500$34,803

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Dairy farmers & wholesale and retail milk, cheese and ice cream dealers$128,000
    Poultry & eggs$118,500
    Food & kindred products manufacturing$116,600
    Farm organizations & cooperatives$67,178
    Livestock$39,200
    Environmental policy$35,409
    Farmers, crop unspecified$500
    Food service & related unions$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Construction unions$1,675,503
    Electrical workers/IBEW$454,350
    Alternate energy production & services$205,150
    Labor unions$72,150
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