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.