Amended in Assembly March 15, 2016

California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 2384


Introduced by Assembly Member Gallagher

February 18, 2016


An actbegin insert to add Section 8587.6 to the Government Code,end insert relating to terrorist activity.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

AB 2384, as amended, Gallagher. Terrorist activity.

Under existing law, terrorist activity is generally punishable under laws proscribing criminal conduct, including laws proscribing train wrecking, false reporting of bombs, improper possession or transport of explosives and hazardous materials, and possession or use of weapons of mass destruction, assault, and others.

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Existing law also creates the Office of Emergency Services in the office of the Governor, with specified powers and duties relative to coordinating emergency services.

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This bill wouldbegin delete state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would increase public awareness on how to report suspected terrorist activity.end deletebegin insert require the Office of Emergency Services, if it creates a strategic plan or updates an existing strategic plan, to develop a plan to enhance the public’s knowledge about how to identify and report terrorist activity in the strategic plan or strategic plan update.end insert

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: begin deleteno end deletebegin insertyesend insert. State-mandated local program: no.

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

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begin insertSection 8587.6 is added to the end insertbegin insertGovernment Codeend insertbegin insert,
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If the office creates a strategic plan, or updates an
4existing strategic plan, the office shall, in the strategic plan or
5strategic plan update, develop a plan to enhance the public’s
6knowledge about how to identify and report terrorist activity.

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SECTION 1.  

It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
8legislation that would increase public awareness on how to report
9suspected terrorist activity.

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