as amended, Hueso.
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Existing law, for the purpose of reducing and improving administrative regulations, establishes an Office of Administrative Law to review adopted regulations. Existing law provides that the office is under the direction and control of a director, appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate.end delete
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to those provisions.end delete
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Fiscal committee: begin deleteno end delete.
State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this
4division, federal funds available to the commission pursuant to
5this chapter may be used by the commission to augment funding
6for any programs or measures authorized by this division unless
7otherwise prohibited by the American Recovery and Reinvestment
8Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). The commission may administer
9any funds used to augment other programs using the procedures
10of the augmented program consistent with applicable federal law.
11(b) This section shall be liberally construed to maximize the
12commission’s ability to utilize and award federal funds
13expeditiously and in accordance with the American Recovery and
14Reinvestment Act of 2009 or federal acts related to the American
15Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Section 11340.2 of the Government Code is
29amended to read:
(a) The Office of Administrative Law is hereby
31established in state government in the Government Operations
32Agency. The office shall be under the direction and control of an
P3 1executive officer who shall be known as the director. There shall
2also be a deputy director. The director’s term and the deputy
3director’s term of office shall be coterminous with that of the
4appointing power, except that they shall be subject to
6(b) The director and deputy director shall have the same
7qualifications as a hearing officer and shall be appointed by the
8Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate.