Attachment 3B - County Home by runout



Bill      Link- Text                          Link- Analysis                  Author      Affected                 Summary Text                                                     Support/Oppose   CSAC       Impact to County                               Timing              Proposed Action
                                                                                          Department(s) or                                                                                           Position
AB 2695 Niello      Public Works             Strengthens existing solid waste enforcement laws to             Support          Support    Public Works spent about $35,000 last        Judiciary           Letter of support
          08/bill/asm/ab_2651-              08/bill/asm/ab_2651-                                                   assist state and local efforts aimed at combating illegal                                    fiscal year to recover items illegally       Committee on        sent to author for
          2700/ab_2695_bill_20080422_a 2700/ab_2695_cfa_20080414_                                                  dumping of solid waste                                                                       dumped on County roads.                      4/15/08: passed 10- hearing as this bill
          mended_asm_v96.pdf                113848_asm_comm.html                                                                                                                                                                                             0, to               pertains to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Appropriations      adopted platform
SB 1349 Cox         ADMHS                    Requires State Controller to reimburse local governments Support                  Support    ADMHS would not need to borrow from          Passed Senate       A letter of support
          08/bill/sen/sb_1301-              08/bill/sen/sb_1301-                                                   for mental health services within 90 days or pay interest                                    General Fund with interest if reimbursed with 38 ayes. To        was sent for 3/26
          1350/sb_1349_bill_20080424_a 1350/sb_1349_cfa_20080424_1                                                                                                                                              on time                                      Assembly Health hearing as this bill
          mended_sen_v97.pdf                11023_sen_floor.html                                                                                                                                                                                             Committee           pertains to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 adopted platform
AB 242 Blakeslee   Planning and             Makes technical changes to AB 1019, the statutes                 Support          Pending    Technical changes to existing law to         Chaptered on        None
          08/bill/asm/ab_0201-              08/bill/asm/ab_0201-                          Development              governing regional housing needs allocation (RHNA)                                           ensure County is not liable for "transferred 4/29/08
          0250/ab_242_bill_20080429_ch 0250/ab_242_cfa_20080418_1                                                  transfers in the event of an incorporation or annexation                                     RHNA credits" if City fails to uphold
          aptered.pdf                       64456_asm_floor.html                                                                                                                                                agreement as part of annexation

AB 1933                                   Nava        Emergency medical        Repeals the 1.1.09 sunset date of the County's Maddy   Support as                 Watch      Without legislation to remove the sunset Awaiting timing of        County is
          08/bill/asm/ab_1901-                                                            service providers        EMS Fund, but reduces the types of violations that are amended                               date, physicians and hospitals would lose hearing and new          communication
          1950/ab_1933_bill_20080408_a                                                                             subject to the Maddy EMS Fund penalties. Working group                                       about $1.6M/year for reimbursement        bill number              with bill author on
          mended_asm_v98.pdf                                                                                       of County staff and other interested parties are                                             toward the cost of providing emergency                             amendments.
                                                                                                                   collaborating on revised language                                                            medical services and trauma care.

AB 2527 Berg        Public Health, First 5   Makes technical changes to clarify provisions governing Support                   Support    Continues to allow Children and Families       Assembly Third      May be constituted
          08/bill/asm/ab_2501-              08/bill/asm/ab_2501-                                                   local public agency participation in the Medi-Cal Targeted                                   Commissions to claim federal                   Reading on          as part of platform
          2550/ab_2527_bill_20080407_a 2550/ab_2527_cfa_20080507_                                                  Case Management (TCM) and Medi-Cal Administrative                                            reimbursement for a portion of the             5/12/08             on increasing
          mended_asm_v97.pdf                174038_asm_floor.html                                                  Activities (MAA) billing options                                                             activities associated with helping                                 health coverage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                beneficiaries find/enroll in appropriate                           for children and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Medi-Cal services which expand the                                 increased funding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ability to reach at-risk populations                               of SCHIP

SB 1341 Padilla     CalWORKs clients         Makes a targeted change to CalWORKs rules to expand              Support          Support    Existing CalWORKs housing assistance To Committee on               May be construed
          08/bill/sen/sb_1301-              08/bill/sen/sb_1301-                                                   the scope of purposes for which eligible savings may be                                      programs offer one-time funds to recipient Human Services          as part of platform
          1350/sb_1341_bill_20080220_i 1350/sb_1341_cfa_20080415_1                                                 used by recipients to include costs associated with                                          families facing homelessness as long as                            related to
          ntroduced.pdf                     02907_sen_floor.html                                                   securing permanent rental housing or rent payments                                           the families have no more than $100 in                             homelessness.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                liquid assets.

AB 1900 Nava        Constituents, seniors    Creates revenue from a $3 increase in death certificate  Support                  Watch      Based on the current County requests for       Appropriations
          08/bill/asm/ab_1851-              08/bill/asm/ab_1851-                                                   fees and a "healthy seniors penalty assessment" in the                                       death certificates (2,000 to 2,500), the       Committee
          1900/ab_1900_bill_20080328_a 1900/ab_1900_cfa_20080415_                                                  amount of 10% of any fine assessed to a person                                               additional $3 would generate about             4/16/08: On
          mended_asm_v96.pdf                173917_asm_comm.html                                                   convicted of specified crimes against elders and                                             $6,000 to $7,000 a year. (without              suspense file
                                                                                                                   dependent adults to be placed into a county administered                                     deducting the administrative costs). The
                                                                                                                   fund to allocate funding to community-based                                                  Public Guardian (Treasurer-Tax Collector)
                                                                                                                   organizations for senior programs and/or the Public                                          is supportive of the bill. Social Services
                                                                                                                   Guardian.                                                                                    also supports the bill, but would prefer the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                inclusion of funding to adult protective
                                                                                                                                                                                                                services included as well since revenues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                will be generated via the penalty on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                persons convicted for crimes against
                                                                                                                                                                                                                elder and dependent adults. It is worth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                noting that the additional fee on death
                                                                                                                                                                                                                certificates will be placed on the users
                                                                                                                                                                                                                and, when settling an estate, a person is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                required to purchase multiple copies of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                death certificates.
AB 2686 Nava        Santa Ynez Valley        Creates the Santa Ynez Valley Water District to be the           No position      Watch      Establishes the SYV Water District and         Appropriations
          08/bill/asm/ab_2651-              08/bill/asm/ab_2651-                          Water District           successor in interests to the powers, duties,                                                authorizes the district to exercise the        Committee hearing
          2700/ab_2686_bill_20080410_a 2700/ab_2686_cfa_20080414_                                                  responsibilities, obligations, liabilities and jurisdiction of                               powers of a water replenishment district.      on 5/14/08
          mended_asm_v97.pdf                130021_asm_comm.html                                                   the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District,
                                                                                                                   Improvement District No. 1, which would cease to exist.

AB 2124 Beall       ADMHS                    Allows counties to draw down federal funding for                 Support          Support    Rather than counties bearing the cost of       Appropriations
          08/bill/asm/ab_2101-              08/bill/asm/ab_2101-                                                   providing alcohol and drug screening and brief                                               these services, counties could utilize         Committee 5/7/08:
          2150/ab_2124_bill_20080423_a 2150/ab_2124_cfa_20080506_                                                  intervention services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries.                                             federal funds as a match to local funds.       On suspense file
          mended_asm_v98.pdf                155357_asm_comm.html

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AB 2295 Arambula   Public Works        Amends existing law regarding the eligibility of certain     Support   Support      While "local roads" is listed as an eligible   Senate
          08/bill/asm/ab_2251-              08/bill/asm/ab_2251-                                             local road projects to include "local road rehabilitation"                          project for funding, there is concern that     Transportation and
          2300/ab_2295_bill_20080221_i 2300/ab_2295_cfa_20080508_                                            under the State Transportation Improvement Program                                  the California Transportation Commission       Housing
          ntroduced.pdf                     125947_sen_comm.html                                             (STIP).                                                                             policy regarding the use of STIP funds to      Committee on
                                                                                                                                                                                                 rehabilitate local streets and roads is        5/13/08
                                                                                                                                                                                                 discretionary and could change. The bill
                                                                                                                                                                                                 codifies the policy to ensure counties are
                                                                                                                                                                                                 able to use STIP revenues for local road

AB 2353 Garcia     Fire, Sheriff       Appropriates $30 million from the Indian Gaming Special Support        Request for Restores the $30 million of the SDF             Appropriations
          08/bill/asm/ab_2351-              08/bill/asm/ab_2351-                                             Distribution Fund to grants to local government agencies               Comments vetoed by the Governor and restores the            Committee 5/7/08:
          2400/ab_2353_bill_20080501_a 2400/ab_2353_cfa_20080506_                                            impacted by tribal casinos.                                                        funding back to local governments for           On suspense file
          mended_asm_v96.pdf                155138_asm_comm.html                                                                                                                                grants to mitgate the impact of casinos.
                                                                                                                                                                                                The County has historically received the
                                                                                                                                                                                                bulk of the allocated funding for Fire and
                                                                                                                                                                                                Sheriff services. Other cities and special
                                                                                                                                                                                                districts have also received funding,
                                                                                                                                                                                                namely for fire, law enforcement and
AB 2447 Jones      BOS, Planning and   Requires city councils and county board of supervisors to Oppose       Oppose       CSAC opposed because it preempts the           Assembly Third
          08/bill/asm/ab_2401-              08/bill/asm/ab_2401-                         Development,        deny the approval of tentative maps if the proposed map                             local land use approval process by             Reading on
          2450/ab_2447_bill_20080506_a 2450/ab_2447_cfa_20080507_                        developers,         will cause increased development in high or greater fire                            providing Cal Fire with the authority to       5/13/08
          mended_asm_v97.pdf                174144_asm_floor.html                        homeowners          danger areas unless Cal Fire approves the design and                                approve the design and siting of any
                                                                                                             location of the proposed subdivision and city/county is                             proposed subdivision in a high or greater
                                                                                                             providing fire protection services.                                                 fire danger area.

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AB 2860 Mendoza    Agricultural           This bill would specify that a Williamson Act contract is     No position   Oppose      Currently, there are provisions in the Act   Agricultural
          08/bill/asm/ab_2851-              08/bill/asm/ab_2851-                         Commissioner,          deemed null and void when the land subject to the                                       which allow Cities/Counties/Governmental     Committee on
          2900/ab_2860_bill_20080422_a 2900/ab_2860_cfa_20080415_                        constituents           contract is acquired, as specified, by the federal                                      Agencies to cancel contracts for             4/16/08- failed
          mended_asm_v98.pdf                151128_asm_comm.html                                                government to hold in trust on behalf of a federally                                    legitimate purposes. The County may lose     motion, CSAC
                                                                                                                recognized Indian tribe. Amended on 4/22 to establish a                                 acres under Williamson Act contract and      indicated bill to be
                                                                                                                rebuttal presumption that where a Native American tribe                                 receive a reduction in State subvention      heard in
                                                                                                                or tribal group has petitioned for a contract cancellation                              funds for having less lands in contract.     Committee 4/30,
                                                                                                                that tribal cultural centers, infrastructure, and housing are                           However, the County would not benefit        but bill pulled from
                                                                                                                alterative uses that are public concerns that substantially                             economically from the conversion of such     calendar day of
                                                                                                                outweigh the objectives of the act and that for tribal                                  lands to other non-agricultural purposes     hearing
                                                                                                                cultural centers, infrastructure, and housing, land                                     because the land would be in trust and
                                                                                                                contiguous to existing tribal land would provide more                                   not subject to property taxes.
                                                                                                                contiguous patterns of urban development than
                                                                                                                development of proximate non-contracted land.
AB 3009 Brownley   Constituents,          Specifies that a qualified itinerant vendor is considered a Support with    Pending     Assists veterans within the community        Hearing in
          08/bill/asm/ab_3001-              08/bill/asm/ab_3001-                         Veterans               consumer, rather than a retailer, of food products and      amendments                  that sell food and beverage products         Revenue and
          3050/ab_3009_bill_20080505_a 3050/ab_3009_cfa_20080509_                                               nonalcoholic beverages that he/she sells, and, as such,                                                                              Taxation
          mended_asm_v97.pdf                152928_asm_comm.html                                                is not subject to a sales tax. Such a vendor includes a                                                                              Committee on
                                                                                                                member of the US Armed Forces honorably discharged                                                                                   5/12/08
                                                                                                                or released without a permanent place of businesses that
                                                                                                                is the sole proprietor of a business that sells food
                                                                                                                products and beverages
SB 1147 Calderon   Probation and Social   This bill would prohibit the Department of Health Care       Support        Support     Medi-Cal is currently terminated at the      In Appropriations
          08/bill/sen/sb_1101-              08/bill/sen/sb_1101-                         Services, juveniles    Services from terminating Medi-Cal eligibility for minors                               end of the month in which the minor is       Committee
          1150/sb_1147_bill_20080409_a 1150/sb_1147_cfa_20080414_1                                              for the sole reason that the minor is incarcerated.                                     detained in County juvenile hall.            4/14/08. On
          mended_sen_v98.pdf                03930_sen_comm.html                                                                                                                                         Probation attempts to have child re-         suspense file.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        enrolled before release. SB 1147 would
                                                                                                                                                                                                        implement a suspension of Medi-Cal that
                                                                                                                                                                                                        would maintain status for reactivation,
                                                                                                                                                                                                        rather than reapplication upon release.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ensures continuity of benefits to enrolled
SB 1165 Kuehl      Planning and           Require a lead or responsible agency to prepare a          Oppose           Oppose      Difficult to implement and may eliminate     Environmental
          08/bill/sen/sb_1151-              08/bill/sen/sb_1151-                         Development, other     subsequent or supplemental EIR for a project if the                                     tools designated to speed up the CEQA        Quality Committee
          1200/sb_1165_bill_20080506_a 1200/sb_1165_cfa_20080411_1                       departments            certification of the prior EIR is more than five years old                              process by needing to re-circulate           on 4/14/08: passed
          mended_sen_v96.pdf                73615_sen_comm.html                                                 and would require a lead agency to make administrative                                  documents                                    4-3, to Committee
                                                                                                                drafts of EIR and other documents available to the public                                                                            on Judiciary, on 5-
                                                                                                                upon request.                                                                                                                        6 re-referred to

SB 1200 Ducheny    Fire, Sheriff          Appropriates $20 Million of the Special Distribution Fund No position       Watch       If the $20 million from the SDF is           Senate
          08/bill/sen/sb_1151-              08/bill/sen/sb_1151-                                                to the Native American Business grant and revolving loan                                appropriated for this purpose, then          Appropriations
          1200/sb_1200_bill_20080429_a 1200/sb_1200_cfa_20080505_1                                              program as funding on a matching basis non-gaming                                       roughly $10 million would be left for        Committee on
          mended_sen_v97.pdf                14914_sen_comm.html                                                 business projects for persons who are members of a non-                                 distribution to all affected counties to     5/5/08: on
                                                                                                                gaming Indian tribe.                                                                    award as grants for mitigation of the        suspense file.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        impacts of casinos within counties'
                                                                                                                                                                                                        jurisdiction. The County of Santa Barbara
                                                                                                                                                                                                        has received approximately $1.5 million a
SB 1201 Battin                            Provides that the aggregate limit of gaming devices         No position     Watch,      CSAC is concerned that SB 1201 would         Senate
          08/bill/sen/sb_1201-              08/bill/sen/sb_1201-                                                available for issuance under the 1999 Tribal-State                          Request for allow numerous tribes to pursue              Appropriations
          1250/sb_1201_bill_20080430_a 1250/sb_1201_cfa_20080501_1                                              Gaming Compacts shall be 122,000 and that certain                           Comment     increased slot machines without the          Committee hearing
          mended_sen_v97.pdf                43913_sen_floor.html                                                gaming device licenses available for issuance under                                     obligation to re-negotiate a new compact     5/12/08.
                                                                                                                subsequent compact amendments shall not be counted                                      with the Governor and would not trigger
                                                                                                                in determining whether the aggregate limit has been                                     CSAC objective of requiring a judicially
                                                                                                                reached. Attempts to reconcile inequities among tribes in                               enforceable local agreement to mitigate
                                                                                                                terms of allocated slot amounts (compacts authorized                                    off reservation impacts.
                                                                                                                2,000 slots per tribe and an aggregate cap so licenses
                                                                                                                were provided via la ottery as the 2,000 slot allocation to
                                                                                                                each tribe would exceed the aggregate cap).

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SB 1617 Kehoe   Auditor-Controller,   Requires the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection Oppose              Oppose   CSAC opposes on equity, administrative, In Appropriations
          08/bill/sen/sb_1601-              08/bill/sen/sb_1601-                      Fire, homeowners      to adopt emergency regulations to establish a benefit fee                             legal and logistical issues including    Committee 5/5/08.
          1650/sb_1617_bill_20080424_a 1650/sb_1617_cfa_20080505_1                                          for fire-related services to be charged to an owner of a                              double taxation of homeowners, including On suspense file.
          mended_sen_v95.pdf                15634_sen_comm.html                                             building or structure within a state responsibility area.                             payment for fire services delivered
                                                                                                            The base benefit fee would be based, among other                                      elsewhere and administrative concerns by
                                                                                                            things, on the fire hazard severity zone in which the                                 auditors to collect such a fee.
                                                                                                            building or structure is located, and include an amount
                                                                                                            sufficient to cover each county's actual and reasonable
                                                                                                            costs for levying and collecting the benefit fee.Requires
                                                                                                            the benefit fees collected to be deposited in the State
                                                                                                            Responsibility Area Fire Protection and Prevention Fund,
                                                                                                            to be available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, for
                                                                                                            structural fire protection and prevention activities and
                                                                                                            other emergency services attributable to the presence of
                                                                                                            structures in state responsibility areas, and for the
                                                                                                            administration of this act. At least 50% of the moneys
                                                                                                            appropriated from the fund would be required to be
                                                                                                            allocated to fire prevention activities.

SB 1764 Kehoe   OES, Fire, Public     Requires a local agency to obtain an annual certification Likely to Oppose   Oppose   Fiscal and operational concerns: Requires In Appropriations      County staff has
          08/bill/sen/sb_1751-              08/bill/sen/sb_1751-                      Works                 from the State Fire Marshall to be eligible to receive over                           local agencies to have adequate              Committee 5/5/08.   shared comments
          1800/sb_1764_bill_20080429_a 1800/sb_1764_cfa_20080505_1                                          75% reimbursement for state share of eligible project                                 structural fire protection and fire          On suspense file.   with CSAC per
          mended_sen_v97.pdf                15800_sen_comm.html                                             during a disaster.                                                                    prevention public education programs to                          request, but has
                                                                                                                                                                                                  be eligible. Operational the sole authority                      not taken a
                                                                                                                                                                                                  to obtain eligibility for increased state                        position yet.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  share of projects for all types of disasters
                                                                                                                                                                                                  resides within the State Fire Marshall.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Unknown process and costs for obtaining

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