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          CONCURRENCE IN SENATE AMENDMENTS


          AB  
          229 (Chang)


          As Amended  August 31, 2015


          Majority vote


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          Original Committee Reference:  A. & A.R.


          SUMMARY:  Prevents state agencies from prohibiting state  
          employees traveling on official state business from using  
          transportation network companies or lodging in a short-term  
          rental.  


          The Senate amendments: 


          1)Sunset this bill on January 1, 2019.


          2)Make technical and non-substantive changes.


          EXISTING LAW requires the director of the Department of Human  
          Resources to adopt general rules and regulations that limit the  
          amount, time, and place of expenses and allowances to be paid to  








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          officers, employees, experts, and agents of the state while  
          traveling on official state business. 


          FISCAL EFFECT:  According to the Senate Appropriations  
          Committee, pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8, negligible state costs.  



          Analysis Prepared by:                                             
                          Scott Herbstman / A. & A.R. / (916) 319-3600   
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