as amended, Block. Atmospheric Rivers Research and Mitigation
begin delete Fund.end delete
Existing law requires the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission to implement and administer various energy research, demonstration, development, and conservation programs in the state. Existing law also requires specified state agencies to prepare and submit to the Secretary for Environmental Protection, specified information relating to the state’s greenhouse gas emissions.end delete
This bill would establish the Atmospheric Rivers Research and Mitigation Fund in the State Treasury for the purposes of funding
begin delete research, demonstration, and development of an atmospheric rivers program to mitigate the effects of climate change associated with atmospheric rivers.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:
Chapter 7.2 (commencing with Section 25621)
14is added to Division 15 of the Public Resources Code, to read:
There is hereby established in the State Treasury, the
20Atmospheric Rivers Research and Mitigation Fund, for the
21purposes of funding research, demonstration, and development of
22an atmospheric rivers program to mitigate the effects of climate
23change associated with atmospheric rivers.