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          SENATE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
                             Senator Ricardo Lara, Chair
                            2015 - 2016  Regular  Session

          AB 865 (Alejo) - State Energy Resources Conservation and  
          Development Commission: contracts, grants, and loans: diversity.
          
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          |Version: July 6, 2015           |Policy Vote: E., U., & C. 9 - 2 |
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          |Urgency: No                     |Mandate: No                     |
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          |Hearing Date: August 27, 2015   |Consultant: Marie Liu           |
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          *********** ANALYSIS ADDENDUM - SUSPENSE FILE ***********
             The following information is revised to reflect amendments 
                     adopted by the committee on August 27, 2015


          Bill  
          Summary:  AB 865 would require the California Energy Commission  
          (CEC) to develop an outreach program to inform women,  
          minorities, disabled veterans, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and  
          transgender (LGBT) businesses of CEC funding opportunities. 


          Fiscal  
          Impact:  Up to $150,000 annually to the Energy Resources Program  
          Account (General Fund) to the CEC for implementation its  
          outreach program.


          Author  
          Amendments:  Delete the requirements of recipients of contracts  
          and grants and clarifying changes.








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