AB 2247, as amended, Williams. Armories.
Existing law requires the Military Department to submit an annual report to the Legislature on the status of all California armories. Existing law requires this report to include, among other things, information on the utilization of the facilities of the armory for military missions, emergency response, and community and social services.end delete
This bill would require the report to additionally include information on the utilization of the armory for educational services.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 439.1 of the Military and Veterans Code
4 is amended to read:
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the
6Military Department is unable to perform its security, emergency
7response, and social and community missions due to deficiencies
8in the physical condition and suitability of some of its armories,
9and according to a 2006 Bureau of State Audit report, at least 87
10percent of the 109 armories in California are in need of
12(b) It is the intent of the Legislature to ensure that the Military
13Department has adequate facilities to perform its security,
14emergency response, and social and community missions.
15(c) The Military Department shall, on or before April 1, 2008,
16and each year thereafter, submit a report to the Legislature on the
17status of all California armories. For each armory, the report shall
19(1) The location of the armory.
20(2) The utilization of the facilities of the armory for military
21missions, emergency response, and community, educational, and
23(3) The physical condition of the facilities of the armory for its
24current missions and uses.
25(4) Any identified improvement, renovation, and modernization
26projects for the facilities of the armory, and the total estimated
27costs to complete these projects.
28(5) The status of recent improvements undertaken at the facilities
29of the armory.
30(6) An 18-month projection of all work and improvements that
31will be completed on the facilities of the armory.
32(7) The projected workload and staffing necessary for the
33maintenance, repairs, improvements, and operating expenses of
34the facilities of the armory.