2000 Regular Session (California Session Laws)

1258 results for 2000 Regular Session (California Session Laws)

  • Chapter 1029, AB 1933 – State Teachers' Retirement System: benefits.

    The Teachers' Retirement Law provides that members with 30 or more years of credited service receive increases in their retirement allowance. This bill would provide additional increases, as specified, for those members who have 30 or more years of credited service prior to 2011 and who retire for service on or after January 1, 2001.

  • Chapter 778, SB 639 – Gambling: charitable raffles.

    Existing law generally prohibits lotteries, but provides for the operation of the California State Lottery and authorizes bingo games to be conducted for charitable purposes pursuant to local ordinances. The California Constitution, as amended by initiative, also empowers the Legislature to authorize private, nonprofit, eligible organizations, as defined, to operate raffles to provide funding for

  • Chapter 583, SB 1330 – Student financial aid: Assumption Program of Loans for Education.

    Existing law establishes an Assumption Program of Loans for Education, under which an applicant enrolled in an eligible institution of postsecondary education, or an applicant who agrees to participate in a teacher trainee or teacher internship program, and who further agrees to obtain a teaching credential in a subject area that is designated as a current or projected shortage area, or to...

  • Chapter 253, SB 1708 – Streets: water or sewer system improvements: loans: repayment: assessment districts.

    The Municipal Improvement Act of 1913 authorizes a municipality to establish an assessment district, issue bonds to finance construction of certain municipal improvements in or along streets within the district, and levy assessments to repay the principal and interest on those bonds. This bill would authorize a municipality that has entered into a contract with the state that includes a loan...

  • Chapter 107, ACR 105 – Red Ribbon Week.

    This measure would proclaim October 23 through October 31, 2000, as Red Ribbon Week and would encourage all Californians to help build drug-free communities.

  • Chapter 227, AB 2717 – Tuolumne County.

    (1) Existing law requires counties to provide or secure certain public health care services and authorizes the formation of local health care districts and the establishment of municipal hospitals for the purpose of providing needed public health care services. Existing law, the Joint Exercise of Powers Act, permits 2 or more public agencies to enter into an agreement to jointly exercise any...

  • Chapter 76, AB 2880 – School finance: deficit reduction.

    Existing law requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction, for the 2000-01 fiscal year, to certify to the Controller amounts that do not exceed the amounts needed to fund the revenue limits of school districts and county superintendents of schools and to adjust those amounts by a deficit factor. This bill would specify that this requirement applies to the 2000-01 fiscal year and every fiscal

  • Chapter 74, ACR 158 – Cinco de Mayo.

    This measure would call on the people of California to join in celebrating Cinco de Mayo, the historic date of May 5, 1862, as a day to honor the valiant spirit of the brave Mexicanos who defended the town of Puebla and the Mexican Americans of today who have fought and died for the freedom of the United States of America and would declare the week of May 1 through May 7 as Cinco de Mayo Week.

  • Chapter 782, AB 1781 – State beaches: County of Los Angeles: deed restrictions.

    Existing law requires the Director of Parks and Recreation, upon the adoption of a specified resolution by the County of Los Angeles, to grant to the County of Los Angeles, in trust for the people of California, all of the rights, title, and interest of the State of California in specified state beach property. Existing law prohibits any new project for new or expanded noncommercial development...

  • Chapter 1040, SB 1388 – Electrical power facilities.

    (1) The Warren-Alquist State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Act requires the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission to certify sufficient sites and related facilities that are required to provide a supply of electric power sufficient to accommodate projected demand for power statewide. The act requires that the commission forward an application for...

  • Chapter 1018, SB 1771 – Greenhouse gas emission reductions: climate change.

    (1) Existing law imposes various emission limitations for the control of vehicular and nonvehicular air pollution. The State Air Resources Board is designated by state law as the air pollution control agency for all purposes set forth in federal law. This bill would require the Secretary of the Resources Agency to establish the California Climate Action Registry as a public benefit nonprofit...

  • Chapter 851, SB 2006 – Health facilities: seismic building standards.

    Under existing law, after January 1, 2008, general acute care hospital buildings that are determined to pose certain risks are required to be improved or only used for nonacute care hospital service, and after January 1, 2030, all acute care inpatient hospital buildings that are not in substantial compliance with certain seismic safety regulations and standards developed by the Office of...

  • Chapter 396, AB 2045 – Boating safety.

    (1) Existing law requires the Department of Boating and Waterways to make a biennial report to the Boating and Waterways Commission, the Legislature, and the Governor on the operations of the department. This bill would require the report to include an evaluation of the public participation in the personal watercraft education course developed by the department pursuant to the bill. (2) Existing...

  • Chapter 524, AB 1792 – Vehicles: disabled persons' parking: violations: fines and penalties.

    (1) Existing law authorizes any disabled person or disabled veteran displaying special identification plates, as specified, or a distinguishing placard, as specified, to park for unlimited periods in certain zones. It is a misdemeanor for any person to whom the special identification plates or distinguishing placard has been issued to lend the placard to any person or knowingly permit the use for

  • Chapter 772, SB 2041 – Public utilities: Mare Island Utility District.

    (1) Existing federal law required the closure of federal installations including Mare Island Naval Shipyard. Existing law designates the City of Vallejo as the local reuse entity and authorizes a Mare Island redevelopment plan. The Municipal Utility District Act authorizes the establishment of a utility district and provides, among other things, for its powers, organization, issuance of bonds,...

  • Chapter 1090, SB 1899 – Northridge earthquake of 1994.

    Existing law sets forth the statutes of limitations for various causes of action, as specified. This bill would provide that, notwithstanding any other provision of law or contract, certain insurance claims for damages arising out of the Northridge earthquake of 1994 which are barred as of the effective date of this bill solely because the applicable statute of limitations has or had expired are...

  • Chapter 927, SB 1889 – Internet: licensee information.

    Existing law requires specified consumer boards and the Department of Real Estate to disclose information regarding the status of the licenses of their licensees on the Internet. Existing law excludes disclosing a licensee's home address unless it is also his or her business address. This bill would require specified entities in the Department of Consumer Affairs that issue licenses to disclose...

  • Chapter 763, SB 128 – State property.

    (1) Existing law authorizes the Director of General Services, with the consent of the state agency concerned, to sell, convey, or exchange surplus real property belonging to the state at fair market value under specified circumstances. This bill would authorize the director, with approval of the Director of the Department of Transportation, to sell, lease, or exchange the real property located at

  • Chapter 613, SB 1844 – Property taxation: personal property: audit threshold.

    Existing property tax law requires a county assessor to audit the books of a taxpayer's profession, trade, or business at least once every 4 years, if locally assessable trade fixtures and business tangible personal property owned, claimed, or possessed by the taxpayer have a full value of at least $300,000. This bill would increase the audit threshold amount to $400,000.

  • Chapter 276, AB 2279 – Cemeteries: cremated remains: licensing.

    Existing law, the Cemetery Act, requires, among other things, that each cremated remains disposer provide the person authorizing the scattering of cremated human remains with a copy of the completed permit for disposition of human remains, within 60 days of the date the scattering was authorized. This bill would instead provide that the completed permit be provided to the person with the right to

  • Chapter 274, AB 1998 – Dangerous fireworks.

    (1) Existing law makes it a misdemeanor to place, throw, discharge or ignite, or fire dangerous fireworks at any person or group of persons where there is a likelihood of injury. This bill would extend this prohibition to where the dangerous fireworks are placed, thrown, discharged or ignited, or fired at or near any person or group of persons with the intent of creating chaos, fear, or panic or...

  • Chapter 381, AB 2187 – Alcoholic beverages: local ordinances: open containers.

    Under the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, any person possessing an open container of an alcoholic beverage in any city or county park area or adjacent public space, as specified, or any regional park or recreation and park district, is guilty of an infraction if the city or county has enacted an ordinance that prohibits the consumption of alcoholic beverages in those areas, except as specified....

  • Chapter 195, AB 2804 – Evidence: admissibility.

    Existing law provides for the inadmissibility of certain evidence as a matter of public policy. This bill would provide that portions of statements, writings, or benevolent gestures expressing sympathy or a general sense of benevolence relating to the pain, suffering, or death of a person involved in an accident and made to that person or to the family of that person shall be inadmissible as...

  • Chapter 466, SB 2105 – Charter schools.

    Existing law requires that a petition for the establishment of a charter school contain a reasonably comprehensive description of the manner by which staff members of a charter school will be covered by the State Teachers' Retirement System, the Public Employees' Retirement System, or federal social security. Existing law authorizes a chartering agency to charge for the actual costs of...

  • Chapter 394, SB 2144 – Bay pilots.

    (1) Existing law provides for the licensing of bay pilots for San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun Bays. Existing law provides that any person who does not hold a license as a pilot or as an inland pilot, and who pilots any vessel into or out of any harbor or part of the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, or Suisun, or who acts as a pilot for ship movements or special operations upon these bays,...

  • Chapter 97, ACR 149 – Post No.

    1747 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Memorial Highway. This measure would designate a specified portion of State Highway Route 70 the Post No. 1747 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Memorial Highway. The measure would request the Department of Transportation to determine the cost of erecting appropriate signs or markers, designating that specified portion of State

  • Chapter 639, AB 2405 – Abstract of judgment or decree: contents.

    Existing law requires an abstract of a judgment or decree requiring the payment of money to be certified by the clerk of the court and to contain certain information, as specified. Existing law also provides that after entry of a money judgment, the clerk of the court shall issue a writ of execution upon application by the judgment creditor and the writ shall be directed to the levying officer in

  • Chapter 534, AB 2933 – Cal-Vet Loan Program.

    Existing law provides for farm and home purchase benefits for qualifying veterans under the Veterans' Farm and Home Purchase Act of 1974, and subsequent acts, which are collectively referred to as the Cal-Vet Loan Program. This bill would require that one member of the California Veterans Board have expertise in real estate finance and that one member have expertise in senior health care. The...

  • Chapter 467, AB 1123 – Distance learning: the California Distance Learning Policy.

    Existing law requires the California Postsecondary Education Commission to develop a state policy on the use of distance learning technology, as defined, in education, to be considered and, if appropriate, adopted by the Legislature. Existing law requires the commission, in developing the policy, to address specified issues and to compile research on the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of...

  • Chapter 386, AB 2810 – Legal document and unlawful detainer assistants: registration.

    Existing law generally regulates legal document and unlawful detainer assistants, as defined, and, among other things, requires them to be registered with the county clerk in each county in which the services are being provided and to include with each registration application certain information, including the applicant's address and telephone number, as well as a fee paid to the county clerk,...

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