Bill Text: CA AB2181 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority: board of directors.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2022-06-22 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author. [AB2181 Detail]

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2181


Introduced by Assembly Member Berman

February 15, 2022


An act to amend, repeal, and add Section 100060.2 of the Public Utilities Code, relating to transportation.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2181, as introduced, Berman. Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority: board of directors.
Existing law creates the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) with various powers and duties relative to transportation projects and services and the operation of public transit in the County of Santa Clara. Existing law vests the government of the VTA in a 12-member board of directors whose terms of office are 2 years.
This bill, on and after July 1, 2023, would increase the directors’ terms of office to 4 years.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 100060.2 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

100060.2.
 (a) Except as otherwise provided, the term of office for each director shall be two years and until the appointment and qualification of his or her their successor. A successor shall be appointed not later than 30 days immediately upon the expiration of a director’s term. A vacancy exists whenever a director ceases to hold office on the city council or board of supervisors from which he or she was they were appointed. Any vacancy shall, within 60 days of its occurrence, be filled for the balance of the term by the body that made the original appointment.
(b) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2023, and, as of January 1, 2024, is repealed.

SEC. 2.

 Section 100060.2 is added to the Public Utilities Code, to read:

100060.2.
 (a) Except as otherwise provided, the term of office for each director shall be four years and until the appointment and qualification of their successor. A successor shall be appointed not later than 30 days immediately upon the expiration of a director’s term. A vacancy exists whenever a director ceases to hold office on the city council or board of supervisors from which they were appointed. Any vacancy shall, within 60 days of its occurrence, be filled for the balance of the term by the body that made the original appointment.
(b) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2023.

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