BILL NUMBER: AB 2074	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Monning

                        FEBRUARY 18, 2010

   An act to add Section 5093.346 to the Public Resources Code,
relating to natural resources.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 2074, as introduced, Monning. Natural resources: Andrew Molera
State Wilderness.
   The California Wilderness Act establishes the California
wilderness preservation system, which is composed of state-owned
areas designated by the Legislature as "wilderness areas" and units
of the state park system classified as "state wildernesses" by the
State Park and Recreation Commission. The act designates various
areas as components of the California wilderness preservation system.

   This bill would designate the Andrew Molera State Wilderness as a
component of the California wilderness preservation system. The bill
also would authorize the California Coastal Trail to be located,
designed, constructed, or operated within the Andrew Molera State
Wilderness.
   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 5093.346 is added to the Public Resources Code,
to read:
   5093.346.  (a)  Andrew Molera State Wilderness, comprised of
approximately 912 acres of Andrew Molera State Park as generally
depicted on a map entitled "Andrew Molera State Park Wilderness"
dated January 1, 2010, and filed with the Secretary of State and
transmitted to the secretary, is hereby designated as a component of
the system. The department may take measures to control fire,
diseases, and insects as provided in subdivision (c) of Section
5093.36.
   (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the
California Coastal Trail, as described in Section 31408, may be
located, designed, constructed, or operated within the Andrew Molera
State Wilderness.