Bill Text: CA AB691 | 2011-2012 | Regular Session | Introduced

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Bill Title: Agency regulations and economic impact.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2012-02-01 - Died pursuant to Art. IV, Sec. 10(c) of the Constitution. From committee: Filed with the Chief Clerk pursuant to Joint Rule 56. [AB691 Detail]

Download: California-2011-AB691-Introduced.html
BILL NUMBER: AB 691	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Perea

                        FEBRUARY 17, 2011

   An act relating to agricultural land conservation.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 691, as introduced, Perea. Agricultural land: one-stop permit
assistance pilot program.
   Existing law requires the Department of Food and Agriculture to
regulate various laws regulating agriculture and farmland in the
state.
   This bill would declare the intent of the Legislature to enact
subsequent legislation that would require the Department of Food and
Agriculture to establish a one-stop permit assistance pilot program
that would allow farmers and agribusiness owners to obtain all
necessary city, county, and state regulatory permits in one location.
The bill would further declare the intent of the Legislature that
the pilot program should institute a process for the department to
coordinate the work of state and local government officials and
agency representatives at various levels of government to facilitate
the automation and streamlining of regulatory permitting processes in
the state and to provide information to the public on the
appropriate state agency information Web sites, and the Governor's
Office of Economic Development Web site.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no.
State-mandated 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 subsequent
legislation that would require the Department of Food and
Agriculture to establish a one-stop permit assistance pilot program
to allow farmers and agribusiness owners to obtain all necessary
city, county, and state regulatory permits in one location. It is
further the intent of the Legislature that the pilot program should
institute a process for the department to coordinate the work of
state and local government officials and agency representatives at
various levels of government to facilitate the automation and
streamlining of regulatory permit processes in the state and to
provide information to the public on state agency Web sites and the
Governor's Office of Economic Development Web site.
      
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