Bill Text: CA SB618 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Fire prevention activities: local assistance grant program.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-03 - Referred to Com. on RLS. [SB618 Detail]

Download: California-2021-SB618-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 618


Introduced by Senator Borgeas

February 18, 2021


An act to amend Section 4124 of the Public Resources Code, relating to fire prevention.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 618, as introduced, Borgeas. Fire prevention activities: local assistance grant program.
Existing law requires the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to establish a local assistance grant program for fire prevention activities in California. Existing law defines “fire prevention activities” for these purposes to mean those lawful activities that reduce the risk of wildfire in California, as provided.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to the definition of “fire prevention activities.”
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 4124 of the Public Resources Code is amended to read:

4124.
 For the purposes of this article, “fire prevention activities” means those lawful activities that reduce the risk of wildfire in California, the state, including, but not limited to, mechanical vegetation management, grazing, prescribed burns, creation of defensible space, and retrofitting of structures to increase fire resistance.

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