BILL NUMBER: AB 1150	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Gaines

                        FEBRUARY 27, 2009

   An act to add Section 620 to, and to repeal Article 1 (commencing
with Section 40400) of Chapter 3 of Part 1 of Division 30 of, the
Public Resources Code, relating to state government.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 1150, as introduced, Gaines. State government: integrated waste
management board: abolishment.
   The California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989,
administered by the California Integrated Waste Management Board, is
required to reduce, recycle, and reuse solid waste generated in the
state to the maximum extent feasible in an efficient cost-effective
manner to conserve water, energy, and other natural resources.
   This bill would abolish the California Integrated Waste Management
Board and transfer its duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities,
and jurisdiction to the Department of Conservation.
   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 620 is added to the Public Resources Code, to
read:
   620.  (a) The department succeeds to and is vested with all
duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction of the
California Integrated Waste Management Board, including, but not
limited to, the California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989.
Any reference in any law to the duties, powers, purposes,
responsibility, or jurisdiction of the California Integrated Waste
Management Board shall be deemed to refer to the Department of
Conservation unless the context otherwise requires. The department
shall have possession and control of all records, books, papers, and
other property, real, personal, and mixed, now or hereafter held for
the benefit or use of the California Integrated Waste Management
Board.
   (b) All employees of the California Integrated Waste Management
Board who, on January 1, 2010, are serving in state civil service,
other than as temporary employees, are transferred to the Department
of Conservation pursuant to Section 19050.9 of the Government Code.
The status, position, and rights of an employee of the board shall
not be affected by the transfer and shall continue to be retained by
the person as an employee of the department, as the case may be,
pursuant to the State Civil Service Act (Part 2 (commencing with
Section 18500) of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code),
except as to a position that is exempt from civil service.
   (c) All unexpended balances of money available, including money
that becomes available after January 1, 2010, for expenditure by the
California Integrated Waste Management Board shall be transferred to
the department for the use and for the purposes for which the
appropriation was originally made or the funds were originally
available.
  SEC. 2.  Article 1 (commencing with Section 40400) of Chapter 3 of
Part 1 of Division 30 of the Public Resources Code is repealed.