Senate BillNo. 1376


Introduced by Senator Block

February 19, 2016


An act relating to state government.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

SB 1376, as introduced, Block. State government: memorandum of understanding: Israel.

Existing law provides that the Governor is the primary state officer representing the state’s interest in international affairs and designates the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development as the primary state agency responsible for international trade and investment activities in the state.

This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would support the memorandum of understanding for strategic partnerships for joint innovation, exchanges, and cooperation between California and Israel signed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on March 5, 2014.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1.  

It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
2legislation that would support the memorandum of understanding
3for strategic partnerships for joint innovation, exchanges, and
4cooperation between California and Israel signed by Israeli Prime
P2    1Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and California Governor Edmund
2G. Brown Jr. on March 5, 2014.



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