Amended in Assembly January 26, 2016

California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 1346


Introduced by Assembly Member Gray

February 27, 2015


An act to add Section 8570.4 to the Government Code, relating to state government.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 1346, as amended, Gray. State Emergency Plan.

The California Emergency Services Act requires the Governor to coordinate the State Emergency Plan and any programs necessary for the mitigation of the effects of an emergency in this state, as specified. Existing law requires the Office of Emergency Services to update the State Emergency Plan, on or before January 1, 2015, to include proposed best practices for local governments and nongovernmental entities to use to mobilize and evacuate people with disabilities, and others with access and functional needs, during an emergency or natural disaster.

This bill would require the Office of Emergency Services to update the State Emergency Plan on or before January 1,begin delete 2017,end deletebegin insert 2018,end insert and every 5 yearsbegin delete thereafter.end deletebegin insert thereafter, and would require the plan to be consistent with specified state climate adaptation strategies.end insert

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.

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

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SECTION 1.  

Section 8570.4 is added to the Government Code,
2to read:

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8570.4.  

begin insert(a)end insertbegin insertend insert The Office of Emergency Services shall update
2the State Emergency Plan on or before January 1,begin delete 2017,end deletebegin insert 2018,end insert and
3every five years thereafter.

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4(b) The State Emergency Plan shall be consistent with the
5following state climate adaptation strategies:

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6(1) The Safeguarding California Plan published by the Natural
7Resources Agency.

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8(2) The California Climate Adaptation Planning Guide
9published by the Natural Resources Agency and the Office of
10Emergency Services.

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11(3) To the extent applicable, the Internet Web site
12www.cal-adapt.org published by the California Energy
13Commission.

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