California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 1132


Introduced by Assembly Member Ting

February 27, 2015


An act to amend Section 26001 of the Public Resources Code, relating to alternative energy and advanced transportation.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 1132, as introduced, Ting. Alternative energy and advanced transportation: financing.

The California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority Act establishes the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority to provide financial assistance for projects that promote the use of alternative energies. The act makes various findings and declarations.

This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to those findings and declarations.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1.  

Section 26001 of the Public Resources Code is
2amended to read:

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26001.  

The Legislature hereby finds and declares both of the
4following:

5(a) It is essential thatbegin delete the state,end deletebegin insert California,end insert in cooperation with
6the federal government, use all practical and commercially feasible
7means to promote the prompt and efficient development of energy
P2    1sourcesbegin delete whichend deletebegin insert thatend insert are renewable orbegin delete whichend deletebegin insert thatend insert more efficiently
2utilize and conserve scarce energy resources.

3(b) The promotion of sustainable and renewable energy sources,
4implementation of measures that increase the efficiency of the use
5of energy, and advanced transportation technologies that reduce
6the degradation of thebegin delete environment andend deletebegin insert environment,end insert lessen the
7state’s dependencebegin delete ofend deletebegin insert onend insert fossil fuels, and protect the health,
8welfare, and safety of the people ofbegin delete this stateend deletebegin insert Californiaend insert are in the
9public interest and serve a public purpose.



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