AB 2779, as introduced, Rodriguez. California Conservation Camp program.
Existing law declares the existence of the California Conservation Camp program to provide for the training and use of the inmates and wards assigned to conservation camps in furtherance of public conservation. Existing law requires, in order to effect the maximum possible conservation and development of natural resources for the benefit of people in the state, specified conservation projects to be undertaken by the California Conservation Camps. Existing law requires the various agencies concerned with conservation projects to consult with and advise each other to promote the conservation projects.
This bill would require the various agencies to consider and adopt incentives and programs necessary to ensure adequate inmate ward participation in conservation camps.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 4951 of the Public Resources Code is
2amended to read:
In enacting this chapter, it is the purpose of the
2Legislature to declare the existence of a California Conservation
3Camp program to provide for the training and use of the inmates
4and wards assigned to conservation camps in the furtherance of
7 is the policy of this state to require the inmates and wards
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9 including, but not limited to, forest fire prevention and
10control, forest and watershed management, recreation, fish and
11game management, soil
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14 order to effect the maximum possible conservation
15and development of natural resources for the benefit of the people
16of this state,
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17projects of a multiple purpose nature shall be undertaken by the
18California Conservation Camps. The various agencies concerned
19with conservation projects shall consult and advise
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20other to promote these multiple-purpose conservation projects
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21 in order to achieve this
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22 contracts as may be necessary.