Bill Text: CA AB61 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Business pandemic relief.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-6)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-05-12 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file. [AB61 Detail]

Download: California-2021-AB61-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 61


Introduced by Assembly Member Gabriel

December 07, 2020


An act relating to local government.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 61, as introduced, Gabriel. Local government.
Existing law, the California Emergency Services Act, permits the Governor to proclaim a state of emergency during conditions of disaster or of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property, including epidemics. Existing law provides that the proclamation takes effect immediately, affords specified powers to the Governor, and terminates upon further proclamation by the Governor or by concurrent resolution of the Legislature. The Governor proclaimed a state of emergency March 4, 2020, related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would relate to authorizing local jurisdictions to enact and operate programs that facilitate outdoor dining that is safe and consistent with public health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would relate to allowing local jurisdictions to enact and operate programs that facilitate outdoor dining that is safe and consistent with public health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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