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          Date of Hearing:  August 3, 2016


                        ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS


                               Lorena Gonzalez, Chair


          SB 746  
          (Wolk) - As Amended June 6, 2016


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          Urgency:  No  State Mandated Local Program:  NoReimbursable:  No


          SUMMARY:


          This bill modifies the makeup of the Olive Oil Commission of  
          California (OOCC) board of directors to include the chair of the  
          advisory committee, and allows the chair of the advisory  
          committee to designate an alternative chair. 


          FISCAL EFFECT:









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          Negligible fiscal impact. 


          COMMENTS:  


          Background and Purpose. SB 476 is intended to fulfill a motion  
          approved by the OOCC board of directors in September 2015. That  
          motion was to include the advisory committee chair as a voting  
          member of the OOCC board. 


          The OOCC was created by SB 250 (Wolk), Chapter 344, Statutes of  
          2013, and assesses producers of over 5,000 gallons per year of  
          olive oil for the purposes of conducting research, grade  
          standards and labeling requirements. In an effort to include  
          smaller, non-paying producers, this legislation included an  
          advisory committee of those less than 5,000 gallons a year  
          producers to advise the OOCC board.





          Analysis Prepared by:Luke Reidenbach / APPR. / (916)  
          319-2081