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          Bill No:  AB 2906
          Author:   Committee on Transportation   
          Amended:  6/13/16 in Senate
          Vote:     21 

           SENATE TRANS. & HOUSING COMMITTEE:  11-0, 6/21/16
           AYES:  Beall, Cannella, Allen, Bates, Gaines, Galgiani, Leyva,  
            McGuire, Mendoza, Roth, Wieckowski


           ASSEMBLY FLOOR:  76-0, 5/19/16 (Consent) - See last page for  

           SUBJECT:   Transportation:  omnibus bill

          SOURCE:    Author

          DIGEST:   This bill makes non-controversial changes to sections  
          of law relating to transportation.

          ANALYSIS:    This bill makes non-controversial changes to  
          sections of law relating to transportation.  Specifically, the  
          bill includes the following provisions (The proponent of each  
          provision is noted in brackets):

           1) Corrects erroneous cross references in Sections 13532 and  
             13570 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to motor  
             vehicle fuel.  [California Department of Food and  

           2) Repeals an obsolete reporting requirement.  [California  


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             Department of Food and Agriculture] 

           3) Moves the code section establishing the California Cultural  
             and Historical Endowment License Plate Program from the  
             Education Code to the Vehicle Code.  [Assembly Republican  
             Office of Policy] 

           4) Removes the requirement for the State Treasurer's Office to  
             prepare a report on the State's GARVEE bonding capacity on an  
             annual basis, instead requiring a report when the Department  
             of Transportation anticipates the issuance of new notes and  
             makes a written request in conjunction with the California  
             Transportation Commission; removes an obsolete code  
             reference.  [State Treasurer's Office] 

           5) Makes multiple changes to the Vehicle Code to achieve  
             conformance with federal regulations.  [California Highway  

           6) Permits, explicitly, the DMV to use revenues generated by  
             the Legacy License Plate Program to advertise the Program in  
             materials it mails to customers.  [Office of Assemblymember  

           7) Repeals a duplicative reference to the commemorative 1984  
             Olympic reflectorized license plates program.  [Department of  
             Motor Vehicles] 

           8) Changes obsolete references to the Federal Highway  
             Administration to the appropriate federal entity.   
             [California Highway Patrol] 

           9) Corrects an inconsistency in terms used to describe a  
             "parking invoice fee." [Office of Assemblymember Bonilla] 

           10)Corrects an erroneous cross reference in Section 22358.4 of  
             the Vehicle Code.  [Safer Streets LA] 

           11)Clarifies that a vehicle parked on a roadway with an  
             adjacent curb or class IV bikeway must be within 18 inches of  
             the curb or edge of the class IV bikeway.  [California  
             Bicycle Coalition] 


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           12)Deletes references to repealed code sections in Section  
             25802 of the Vehicle Code concerning exemptions from lighting  
             equipment requirements. [California Highway Patrol] 

           13)Makes a number of minor changes to bring existing law into  
             conformance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Standards for  
             commercial vehicles and vehicles transporting hazardous  
             materials.  [California Highway Patrol] 
          1)Purpose.  The purpose of omnibus bills is to include technical  
            and non-controversial changes to various committee-related  
            statutes into one bill.  This allows the Legislature to make  
            multiple, minor changes to statutes in one bill in a  
            cost-effective manner.  The Assembly Transportation Committee  
            requires its transportation omnibus bill be a consensus  
            measure.  If there is no consensus on a particular item, it  
            cannot be included.  There is no known opposition to any item  
            in this bill.

          2)Background on omnibus bills.  According to the Legislative  
            Analyst's Office, the cost of producing a bill in 2001-2002  
            was $17,890.  By combining multiple matters into one bill, the  
            Legislature can make minor changes to law in the most  
            cost-effective manner.

            Proposals included in this transportation omnibus bill must  
            abide by the Committee policy on omnibus bills.  The proponent  
            of an item submits proposed language and provides background  
            materials to the committee for the item to be described to  
            legislative staff and stakeholders.  Committee staff provides  
            a summary of the items and the proposed statutory changes to  
            all majority and minority consultants in both the Senate and  
            Assembly, as well as all known or presumed interested parties.  
             If an item encounters any opposition and the proponent cannot  
            work out a solution with the opposition, the item is omitted  
            from or amended out of the bill.  Proposals in the bill must  
            reflect a consensus and be without opposition from legislative  
            members, agencies, and other stakeholders.


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          FISCAL EFFECT:   Appropriation:    No          Fiscal  
          Com.:YesLocal:   Yes

          SUPPORT:   (Verified8/1/16)

          None received

          OPPOSITION:   (Verified8/1/16)

          None received

          ASSEMBLY FLOOR:  76-0, 5/19/16
          AYES:  Achadjian, Alejo, Travis Allen, Arambula, Atkins, Baker,  
            Bigelow, Bloom, Bonilla, Bonta, Brough, Brown, Burke,  
            Calderon, Campos, Chau, Chávez, Chiu, Chu, Cooley, Cooper,  
            Dababneh, Dahle, Daly, Dodd, Eggman, Frazier, Beth Gaines,  
            Gallagher, Cristina Garcia, Eduardo Garcia, Gatto, Gipson,  
            Gomez, Gonzalez, Gordon, Gray, Grove, Hadley, Harper, Roger  
            Hernández, Holden, Irwin, Jones, Jones-Sawyer, Kim, Lackey,  
            Levine, Linder, Lopez, Low, Maienschein, Mayes, Medina,  
            Melendez, Mullin, Nazarian, Obernolte, O'Donnell, Olsen,  
            Patterson, Quirk, Ridley-Thomas, Rodriguez, Salas, Santiago,  
            Steinorth, Mark Stone, Thurmond, Ting, Wagner, Waldron, Weber,  
            Wilk, Wood, Rendon
          NO VOTE RECORDED:  Chang, Mathis, McCarty, Williams

          Prepared by:Sarah Carvill / T. & H. / (916) 651-4121
          8/3/16 19:43:07

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