BILL NUMBER: AB 2276 INTRODUCED BILL TEXT INTRODUCED BY Assembly Member Fuentes FEBRUARY 21, 2008 An act to amend Section 7200 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to professions and vocations. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST AB 2276, as introduced, Fuentes. State Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind. Existing law provides for the licensing and regulation of guide dog training and instructional services by the State Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind in the Department of Consumer Affairs. Under existing law the board becomes inoperative on July 1, 2011, and is repealed on January 1, 2012. This bill would instead make the board inoperative on July 1, 2016, and would repeal it on January 1, 2017. Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. Section 7200 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read: 7200. (a) There is in the Department of Consumer Affairs a State Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind in whom enforcement of this chapter is vested. The board shall consist of seven members appointed by the Governor. One member shall be the Director of Rehabilitation or his or her designated representative. The remaining members shall be persons who have shown a particular interest in dealing with the problems of the blind, and at least two of them shall be blind persons who use guide dogs. (b) This section shall become inoperative on July 1,
20112016 , and, as of January 1, 20122017 , is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, which becomes effective on or before January 1, 20122017 , deletes or extends the dates on which it becomes inoperative and is repealed.