AB 685 - An Act to Add Section 106.3 to the Water Code, Relating to Water.

State water policy. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law establishes various state water policies, including the policy that the use of water for domestic purposes is the highest use of water.

This bill would declare that it is the established policy of the state that every human being has the right to safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water adequate for human consumption, cooking, and sanitary purposes. The bill would… More
Existing law establishes various state water policies, including the policy that the use of water for domestic purposes is the highest use of water.

This bill would declare that it is the established policy of the state that every human being has the right to safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water adequate for human consumption, cooking, and sanitary purposes. The bill would require all relevant state agencies, including the Department of Water Resources, the State Water Resources Control Board, and the State Department of Public Health, to consider this state policy when revising, adopting, or establishing policies, regulations, and grant criteria when those policies, regulations, and grant criteria are pertinent to the uses of water described above. Hide
 
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The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water Vote: Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.

PASSED on July 7, 2011.

voted YES: 5 voted NO: 3
1 voted present/not voting

An Act to Add Section 106.3 to the Water Code, Relating to Water.

AB 685 — 2011-2012 Legislature

Summary
Existing law establishes various state water policies, including the policy that the use of water for domestic purposes is the highest use of water.

This bill would declare that it is the established policy of the state that every human being has the right to safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water adequate for human consumption, cooking, and sanitary purposes. The bill would require all relevant state agencies, including the Department of Water Resources, the State Water Resources Control Board, and the State Department of Public Health, to consider this state policy when revising, adopting, or establishing policies, regulations, and grant criteria when those policies, regulations, and grant criteria are pertinent to the uses of water described above.
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Title
An Act to Add Section 106.3 to the Water Code, Relating to Water.
Author(s)
Mike Eng
Co-Authors
Subjects
  • State water policy
Major Actions
Introduced2/17/2011
Referred to Committee
Passed Assembly Committee on Water, Parks and Wildlife4/26/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations5/27/2011
Passed Assembly6/01/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water7/07/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations8/15/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations8/16/2012
Passed Senate8/23/2012
Passed Assembly8/29/2012
Presented to the governor (enrolled)9/12/2012
Became law (chaptered).9/25/2012
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteAssembly Committee on Water, Parks and WildlifeDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.4/26/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks and Wildlife
8 voted YES 3 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass as amended.5/27/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
12 voted YES 5 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblyAB 685 ENG Assembly Third Reading6/01/2011This bill PASSED the Assembly
52 voted YES 24 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenate Committee on Natural Resources and WaterDo pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.7/07/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water
5 voted YES 3 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsPlaced on Appropriations Suspense file.8/15/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
8 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsDo pass as amended.8/16/2012This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
5 voted YES 2 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB685 Eng By Wolk8/23/2012This bill PASSED the Senate
22 voted YES 16 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblyAB 685 ENG Concurrence in Senate Amendments8/29/2012This bill PASSED the Assembly
51 voted YES 28 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/17/2011
2/17/2011Read first time. To print.
2/18/2011From printer. May be heard in committee March 20.
3/03/2011Referred to Com. on W., P. & W.
select this voteVote4/26/2011Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
4/27/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 8. Noes 3.) (April 26). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
5/11/2011In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
5/27/2011From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 12. Noes 5.) (May 27). Read second time and amended. Ordered to second reading.
select this voteVote5/27/2011Do pass as amended.
5/31/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
6/01/2011Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 52. Noes 24. Page 1738.)
6/01/2011In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage6/01/2011AB 685 ENG Assembly Third Reading
6/08/2011Referred to Com. on RLS.
6/30/2011From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on RLS.
7/01/2011Re-referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
currently selectedVote7/07/2011Do pass as amended, and re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
7/07/2011From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 3.) (July 7).
7/11/2011Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
8/15/2011From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on APPR. In committee: Referred to APPR. suspense file.
select this voteVote8/15/2011Placed on Appropriations Suspense file.
8/25/2011In committee: Held under submission.
1/13/2012From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on APPR.
select this voteVote8/16/2012Do pass as amended.
8/21/2012From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (August 16).
8/22/2012Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
8/23/2012Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 22. Noes 16. Page 4758.).
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage8/23/2012Assembly 3rd Reading AB685 Eng By Wolk
8/24/2012In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after August 28 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
8/27/2012Assembly Rule 77 suspended. (Page 6357.)
8/29/2012Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 51. Noes 28. Page 6492.).
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage8/29/2012AB 685 ENG Concurrence in Senate Amendments
9/12/2012Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1:35 p.m.
9/25/2012Approved by the Governor.
9/25/2012Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 524, Statutes of 2012.

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