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SBX1 2 -

Energy: renewable energy resources. 2011-2012 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
 
Status:
The bill has become law (chaptered). 
Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications Vote: Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.

PASSED on February 15, 2011.

voted YES: 8 voted NO: 2
1 voted present/not voting

SBX1 2 — 2011-2012 Legislature

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Title
Author(s)
Joe Simitian, Christine Kehoe, Darrell Steinberg
Co-Authors
Subjects
  • Energy: renewable energy resources
Major Actions
Introduced2/01/2011
Referred to Committee
Passed Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications2/15/2011
Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations2/23/2011
Passed Senate2/24/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce3/03/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Natural Resources3/07/2011
Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations3/14/2011
Passed Assembly3/29/2011
Presented to the governor (enrolled)4/04/2011
Became law (chaptered).4/12/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenate Committee on Energy, Utilities and CommunicationsDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.2/15/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications
8 voted YES 2 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.2/23/2011This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
5 voted YES 1 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateSenate 3rd Reading SB2 Simitian2/24/2011This bill PASSED the Senate
26 voted YES 11 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on Utilities and CommerceDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Natural Resources.3/03/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce
10 voted YES 3 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on Natural ResourcesDo pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.3/07/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources
6 voted YES 3 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.3/14/2011This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
12 voted YES 3 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
select this voteAssemblySB 2 Simitian Senate Third Reading By CHESBRO First Extraordinary Session3/29/2011This bill PASSED the Assembly
55 voted YES 19 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/01/2011
2/01/2011Introduced. Read first time. Referred to Com. on RLS. (Corrected March 29.)
2/10/2011Re-referred to Com. on E. U. & C.
2/11/2011Set for hearing February 15.
2/15/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 8. Noes 2. Page 35.) (February 15). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
currently selectedVote2/15/2011Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
2/19/2011Set for hearing February 23.
2/23/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 1. Page 42.) (February 23). Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
select this voteVote2/23/2011Do pass.
2/24/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 26. Noes 11. Page 44.) Ordered to the Assembly.
2/24/2011In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
select this voteSenate Vote on Passage2/24/2011Senate 3rd Reading SB2 Simitian
2/28/2011Referred to Coms. on U. & C. and NAT. RES.
3/03/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. (Ayes 10. Noes 3.) (March 3). Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
select this voteVote3/03/2011Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Natural Resources.
select this voteVote3/07/2011Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
3/08/2011From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 3.) (March 7). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
3/14/2011From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 12. Noes 3.) (March 14).
select this voteVote3/14/2011Do pass.
3/15/2011Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
3/29/2011Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 55. Noes 19. Page 134.) Ordered to the Senate.
3/29/2011In Senate. Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage3/29/2011SB 2 Simitian Senate Third Reading By CHESBRO First Extraordinary Session
4/04/2011Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1 p.m.
4/12/2011Approved by the Governor.
4/12/2011Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 1, Statutes of 2011-12 First Extraordinary Session.

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

42 Organizations Supported and 9 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
: Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.

42 organizations supported this motion

3Degrees
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
American Lung Association
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
American Wind Energy Association
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Apollo Alliance
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Breathe California
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
BrightSource Energy
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Center for Sustainable Energy
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Interfaith Power & Light
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Wind Energy Association
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Stockton
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
City of Santa Clara
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Clean Power Campaign
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Coalition for Clean Air
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Division of Ratepayer Advocates
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Element Power
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Environmental Entrepreneurs
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
enXco
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
First Solar
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Fuelcell Energy
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
GE Energy
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Horizon Wind Energy
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Iberdrola Renewables
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Independent Energy Producers Association
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Large-scale Solar Association
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
League of Conservation Voters
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Natural Resources Defense Council
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
NextEra Energy
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Northern California Power Agency
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Oak Creek Energy Systems Inc.
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Ormat Technologies
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Power Company of Wyoming
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
San Joaquin Valley Regional Green Jobs Coalition
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Schott Solar
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Solar Alliance
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Solar Millennium
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
SunPower
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Terra-gen Power
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
The Utility Reform Network
SENATE ENERGY, UTILITIES AND COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Union of Concerned Scientists
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Vestas-American Wind Technology, Inc.
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Vote Solar
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.

9 organizations opposed this motion

Alliance for Retail Energy Markets
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Alliance For Choice In Energy Solutions
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California League of Food Processors
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Manufacturers & Technology Association
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
California Retailers Association
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Chemical Industry Council of California
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Direct Energy Services, LLC
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
School Project for Utility Rate Reduction
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.
Western States Petroleum Association
Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee (2011, February 14). Senate Committee Analysis. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from Leg. Info.

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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$750$0
Joel AndersonRCA-36$19,164$31,900
Tom BerryhillRCA-14$7,250$25,400
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
Ron CalderonDCA-30$13,900$32,300
Anthony CannellaRCA-12$5,500$31,150
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$15,850$10,400
Lou CorreaDCA-34$31,300$29,006
Kevin De LeonDCA-22$55,449$33,925
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$27,310$14,400
Bob DuttonRCA-31$11,350$16,800
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$11,000$21,800
Noreen EvansDCA-2$27,029$9,900
Jean FullerRCA-18$23,400$45,950
Ted GainesRCA-1$8,900$48,356
Loni HancockDCA-9$65,800$5,500
Tom HarmanRCA-35$11,300$18,100
Ed HernandezDCA-24$31,349$40,100
Bob HuffRCA-29$8,395$53,300
Christine KehoeDCA-39$9,100$6,100
Doug La MalfaRCA-4$400$5,300
Mark LenoDCA-3$41,950$6,600
Carol LiuDCA-21$10,025$7,000
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$-100
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$11,400$30,545
Alex PadillaDCA-20$60,550$28,300
Fran PavleyDCA-23$117,000$3,500
Curren PriceDCA-26$17,300$30,700
Michael RubioDCA-16$37,800$52,002
Joe SimitianDCA-11$15,900$8,500
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$124,600$15,700
Tony StricklandRCA-19$11,500$43,453
Juan VargasDCA-40$62,450$25,600
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$1,000$53,100
Lois WolkDCA-5$21,066$9,000
Rod WrightDCA-25$33,100$71,551
Mark WylandRCA-38$1,000$19,400
Leland YeeDCA-8$42,700$22,100

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NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
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Elaine AlquistDCA-13$750$0
Joel AndersonRCA-36$19,164$31,900
Tom BerryhillRCA-14$7,250$25,400
Sam BlakesleeRCA-15$0$0
Ron CalderonDCA-30$13,900$32,300
Anthony CannellaRCA-12$5,500$31,150
Ellen CorbettDCA-10$15,850$10,400
Lou CorreaDCA-34$31,300$29,006
Kevin De LeonDCA-22$55,449$33,925
Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$27,310$14,400
Bob DuttonRCA-31$11,350$16,800
Bill EmmersonRCA-37$11,000$21,800
Noreen EvansDCA-2$27,029$9,900
Jean FullerRCA-18$23,400$45,950
Ted GainesRCA-1$8,900$48,356
Loni HancockDCA-9$65,800$5,500
Tom HarmanRCA-35$11,300$18,100
Ed HernandezDCA-24$31,349$40,100
Bob HuffRCA-29$8,395$53,300
Christine KehoeDCA-39$9,100$6,100
Doug La MalfaRCA-4$400$5,300
Mark LenoDCA-3$41,950$6,600
Carol LiuDCA-21$10,025$7,000
Alan LowenthalDCA-27$0$-100
Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$11,400$30,545
Alex PadillaDCA-20$60,550$28,300
Fran PavleyDCA-23$117,000$3,500
Curren PriceDCA-26$17,300$30,700
Michael RubioDCA-16$37,800$52,002
Joe SimitianDCA-11$15,900$8,500
Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$124,600$15,700
Tony StricklandRCA-19$11,500$43,453
Juan VargasDCA-40$62,450$25,600
Mimi WaltersRCA-33$1,000$53,100
Lois WolkDCA-5$21,066$9,000
Rod WrightDCA-25$33,100$71,551
Mark WylandRCA-38$1,000$19,400
Leland YeeDCA-8$42,700$22,100

Interest Groups that supported this motion

$ Donated
State & local government employee unions$654,523
Alternate energy production & services$187,550
Health & welfare policy$40,716
Independent power generation & cogeneration$37,400
Environmental policy$32,909
Civil servant/public employee$20,839
Municipal & county government organizations$19,900
Consumer groups$0
Energy production & distribution$0

Interest Groups that opposed this motion

$ Donated
Gas & electric utilities$293,827
Petroleum refining & marketing$175,453
Building operators & managers$160,600
Food & kindred products manufacturing$114,600
Chemicals$70,300
Manufacturing$46,366
Pro-business organizations$27,102
Retail trade$18,389
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