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  • STATE OF CALIFORNIAARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER

    GOVERNOR

    TERRY TAMMINENAGENCY SECRETARY

    CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

    ALAN C. LLOYD, PH.D., CHAIRCALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD

    AIR RESOURCES BOARD MEMBERS:SANDRA BERG

    DORENE DADAMOMARK J. DESAULNIER

    HENRY GONG, JR. M.D.LYDIA H. KENNARD

    RONALD O. LOVERIDGE, PH.D.BARBARA PATRICK

    PATRICIA SALAS PINEDABARBARA RIORDAN

    RON ROBERTS

    CATHERINE WITHERSPOONEXECUTIVE OFFICER

    ROBERT P. OGLESBYDIRECTOR

    LEGISLATIVE OFFICEOLLIE AWOLOWOJON COSTANTINOLISA MACUMBERSHEILA MARSEE

    ELIZABETH MILLERBRUCE OULREY

  • 2004 CALIFORNIA AIR QUALITY LEGISLATIONANNUAL SUMMARY

    Prepared by:California Air Resources Board

    Legislative Office1001 I Street

    Sacramento, California 95814(916) 322-2896

    October 2004

    If you have a disability-related accommodation need, please go tohttp://www.arb.ca.gov/html/ada/ada.htm for assistance

    or contact the ARBs ADA Coordinator at (916) 323-4916.

  • Table of Contents

    Introduction..........................................................................................................................1

    Acronyms............................................................................................................................. 3

    Bills by Subject.................................................................................................................... 5

    Bills by Author...................................................................................................................17

    Assembly Bills................................................................................................................... 29

    Senate Bills........................................................................................................................ 47

    Chaptered Bills...................................................................................................................57

    Vetoed Bills....................................................................................................................... 67

    Legislative Hearings...........................................................................................................83

    Roster of Legislators.......................................................................................................... 87

  • IntroductionThe Air Resources Board (ARB) is a department of the California EnvironmentalProtection Agency (Cal/EPA). ARB, in partnership with local air districts, oversees allair pollution control efforts to attain and maintain health-based air quality standards inCalifornia.

    The ARB Legislative Office serves as the principal resource on air quality-related issuesfor Cal/EPA, the Governors Office, and the Legislature. As the Administrations key airquality legislative staff, ARBs Legislative Office serves as the conduit for transmissionof technical expertise, while at the same time providing a policy context with which toview technical issues.

    This summary contains brief descriptions of the legislation tracked by ARBs LegislativeOffice during the second year of the 2003-2004 Legislative Session. Of more than 2,200bills introduced in the second year of the legislative session, 170 were tracked by ARBslegislative staff. Of those bills, forty-three were chaptered and ten were vetoed. Theyaddressed a wide array of air quality issues including Central Valley air quality,environmental justice, energy, Smog Check, air toxics, air quality funding and more.Bills are listed in numerical order and are identified as Chaptered, Vetoed, Dead, or N/A(bills amended to no longer relate to air pollution).

    2004 AIR QUALITY LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY 1

  • 2 2004 AIR QUALITY LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY

  • ACRONYMSAB Assembly BillABAG Association of Bay Area GovernmentsACR Assembly Concurrent ResolutionADA Americans with Disabilities Act AJR Assembly Joint ResolutionAPCD Air Pollution Control DistrictAQMD Air Quality Management DistrictARB Air Resources BoardBAAQMD Bay Area Air Quality Management DistrictBACT Best Available Control TechnologyBDO Cal/EPAs Boards, Departments, and OfficesB&FR Senate Budget and Fiscal Review CommitteeBT&H Business, Transportation and Housing AgencyCAA Clean Air ActCAFE Corporate Average Fuel EconomyCAFO Confined Animal Feeding OperationCal/EPA California Environmental Protection AgencyCAP Compliance Assistance ProgramCARB California Air Resources BoardCDFA California Department of Food and AgricultureCEC California Energy CommissionCEQA California Environmental Quality ActCIWMB California Integrated Waste Management BoardCO Carbon MonoxideCO2 Carbon DioxideCPUC California Public Utilities CommissionCSU California State UniversityDCA California Department of Consumer AffairsDG Distributed GenerationDGS Department of General ServicesDHS Department of Health ServicesDMV Department of Motor VehiclesDOT Department of Transportation (CalTrans)DTSC Department of Toxic Substances ControlEIR Environmental Impact ReportEQ Senate Environmental Quality CommitteeERC Emission Reduction CreditES&TM Assembly Environmental Safety & Toxic Materials Committee

    2004 AIR QUALITY LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY 3

  • EVR Enhanced Vapor RecoveryFSOR Final Statement of ReasonsH&S California Health and Safety CodeHEV Hybrid Electric VehicleHOV High Occupancy VehicleHPRRA High Polluter Repair or Removal AccountJUDICIARY Senate Judiciary CommitteeLERP Large Emission Reduction ProgramLEV Low Emission VehicleMOA Memorandum of AgreementMTBE Methyl Tertiary Butyl EtherMTC Metropolitan Transportation CommissionMW MegawattN/A Bills that were amended and no longer relate to air quality.NAFTA North American Free Trade AgreementNEV Neighborhood Electric VehicleNSR New Source ReviewOEHHA California Office of Environmental Health Hazard AssessmentOPR Governors Office of Planning and ResearchPM Particulate MatterRFG Reformulated GasolineROG Reactive Organic GasSB Senate Bill SCAQMD South Coast Air Quality Management DistrictSJR Senate Joint ResolutionSJVUAPCD San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control DistrictSTAR Standardized Testing and Reporting ProgramSUV Sport Utility VehicleSWRCB State Water Resources Control BoardUC University of CaliforniaU.S. DOE United States Department of EnergyU.S. EPA United States Environmental Protection AgencyUST Underground Storage TankVIRF Vehicle Inspection and Repair FundZEV Zero Emission Vehicle

    4 2004 AIR QUALITY LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY

  • BILLS BY SUBJECT

    2004 AIR QUALITY LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY 5

  • 6 2004 AIR QUALITY LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY

  • BILLS BY SUBJECT

    ADMINISTRATIONAB 79 Dutra State Agency Report Exemptions Chapter 409

    AB 538 Calderon State Environmental Goals and Policy Report Dead

    AB 556 Strickland State Board and Commission Salaries Dead

    AB 753 Leslie Alternate Work Schedules N/A

    AB 2198 Liu State Reports Dead

    AB 2304 Richman MTBE Reports Chapter 781

    AB 2466 ES&TM Cal/EPA Organization and Structure N/A

    AB 2482 Campbell State Reports Dead

    AB 2544 Calderon Commission on Californias Future N/A

    AB 2701 Runner Environmental Protection Reports Chapter 644

    AB 3082 JUDICIARY Maintenance of the Codes Chapter 183

    SB 111 Knight State Reporting Requirements Chapter 193

    SB 1505 McClintock Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Act Dead

    SB 1758 Battin State Property Inventory Dead

    SB 1859 Bowen CEC Reorganization Dead

    SB 1883 EQ ARB Workshop Requirements Dead

    AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS AND AGRICULTURAL WASTEAB 291 Aghazarian Agricultural Research Tax Credit Dead

    AB 1317 Parra Biomass-to-Energy Incentive Program Dead

    AB 1672 Cogdill Agricultural Burning ERCs Dead

    AB 2077 Cogdill Biomass Dead

    AB 2809 Canciamilla CAFO Permitting Prohibition Dead

    AB 2953 Canciamilla Carl Moyer ProgramAgricultural Equipment Dead

    SB 502 Florez Dairy Farm Sanitation Dead

    SB 703 Florez Agricultural Electricity Rate Structure N/A

    SB 707 Florez Dairy Buffer Zones N/A

    SB 807 Ashburn Agricultural Permit Exemption Removal Dead

    SB 1732 Hollingsworth Dairy Environmental Quality Dead

    SB 1856 Bowen Biomass: Agricultural and Prescribed Burning Chapter 693

    2004 AIR QUALITY LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY 7

  • BILLS BY SUBJECT

    AIR DISTRICTSAB 469 Samuelian District Permit Systems Spot Bill Dead

    AB 729 Lieber BAAQMD Spot Bill Dead

    AB 923 Firebaugh Air Pollution Incentive Program Funding Chapter 707

    AB 1063 Firebaugh SCAQMD Emission Reductions Dead

    AB 2042 Lowenthal Marine Ports MOA Vetoed

    AB 2366 Chan Vehicle Registration Fees N/A

    AB 2485 Chan Risk Assessment Near Schools Chapter 578

    AB 2499 J. Horton Utility Trucks, SCAQMD Dead

    AB 2585 Parra Fighter Jet Impact Zone Chapter 885

    AB 2809 Canciamilla CAFO Permitting Prohibition Dead

    AB 2880 Pavley Local Emission Reduction Incentive Programs Dead

    SB 11 Cedillo Additional SCAQMD Board Member Dead

    SB 429 Torlakson Refinery Permit Streamlining Dead

    SB 480 Kuehl SCAQMD Board Membership for Santa Monica Dead

    SB 807 Ashburn Agricultural Permit Exemption Removal Dead

    SB 849 Torlakson BAAQMD, ABAG and MTC Chapter 791

    SB 999 Machado SJVUAPCD: Board Membership Dead

    SB 1389 McPherson Permits Dead

    SB 1397 Escutia Locomotives: South Coast AQMD DeadSB 1636 Battin Air/Water Quality Exemption for Refinery Expansions Dead

    BIOMASSAB 1317 Parra Biomass-to-Energy Incentive Program Dead

    AB 2077 Cogdill Biomass Dead

    SB 1856 Bowen Biomass: Agricultural and Prescribed Burning Chapter 693

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