CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2023–2024 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1212


Introduced by Assembly Member Hart

February 16, 2023


An act to amend Section 8891 of the Public Resources Code, relating to surveying and mapping.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1212, as introduced, Hart. Orthometric heights.
Existing law provides for the determination of orthometric heights, commonly referred to as “elevations,” in California.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to the definitions applicable to the statutes pertaining to the determination of orthometric heights.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 8891 of the Public Resources Code is amended to read:

8891.
 As used in this chapter:
(a) “NGS” means the National Geodetic Survey or its successor.
(b) “CSRC” means the California Spatial Reference Center or its successor.
(c) “NAVD88” means North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
(d) “GPS” means the Global Positioning System and includes other, similar space-based systems.
(e) “FGDC” means the Federal Geographic Data Committee or its successor.
(f) “FGCS” means the Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee or its successor.
(g)  “CSRN” means the California Spatial Reference Network as defined by Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 8850), “Geodetic Datums and the California Spatial Reference Network.”
(h) “COH88” means California Orthometric Heights of 1988.