AB 2139, as amended, Williams. Ocean Protection Council: ocean acidification.
Existing law establishes the Ocean Protection Council in state government and prescribes the membership, functions, and duties of the council with regard to the protection and conservation of ocean and coastal resources.
This bill would require the council to facilitate research and
begin delete compile data on the causes and effects of ocean acidification and, no later than January 1, 2018, to adopt recommendations for further legislative and executive actions to address ocean acidification.end delete
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 35618 is added to the Public Resources Code,
The council shall facilitate research
begin delete compile data on the causes and effects of ocean acidification
21and, no later than January 1, 2018, shall adopt recommendations
22for further legislative and executive actions to address ocean