California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 1701

Introduced by Committee on Appropriations (Assembly Members Gomez (Chair), Bigelow (Vice Chair), Bloom, Bonta, Calderon, Daly, Eggman, Eduardo Garcia, Holden, Quirk, and Weber)

January 25, 2016

An act relating to state claims, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.


AB 1701, as introduced, Committee on Appropriations. State claims.

Existing law requires the California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board to ensure that all claims that have been approved by the board, and for which there exists no legally available appropriation, are submitted for legislative approval at least twice each calendar year.

This bill declares the intent of the Legislature to appropriate funds for the payment of claims allowed by the board.

This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.

Vote: 23. 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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It is the intent of the Legislature to appropriate
2funds for the payment of claims against the state approved by the
3California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board.

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SEC. 2.  

This act is an urgency statute necessary for the
2immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within
3the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into
4immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:

5In order to pay claims against the state and end hardship to
6claimants as quickly as possible, it is necessary that this bill go
7into immediate effect.