AB 226: Coastal Commission: still hamstrung

 
CLCV Supported
Passed Assembly 47-31 (6/1/09)
Held on Senate floor

The California Coastal Commission is charged with the enforcement of the Coastal Act. Imposing civil or criminal remedies for minor transgressions through the courts is time-consuming and expensive for all parties involved. AB 226 (Ruskin) would have granted the commission the same administrative civil penalty authority that is exercised by many other state regulatory agencies. To safeguard against possible abuse, penalties could only be imposed after a majority vote of the commission and violators could not be subject to monetary penalties imposed by both the commission and the superior court.

No Senate action was taken on this item.

Assemblymember Party Vote
Anthony Adams R
Bad
Bad
Tom Ammiano D
Good
Good
Joel Anderson R
Bad
Bad
Juan Arambula I
Good
Good
Karen Bass D
Good
Good
Jim Beall D
Good
Good
Bill Berryhill R
Bad
Bad
Tom Berryhill R
Bad
Bad
Sam Blakeslee R
Bad
Bad
Marty Block D
Excused
Excused
Bob Blumenfield D
Good
Good
Julia Brownley D
Good
Good
Joan Buchanan D
Good
Good
Anna Caballero D
Good
Good
Charles Calderon D
Good
Good
Wilmer Amina Carter D
Good
Good
Wesley Chesbro D
Good
Good
Connie Conway R
Bad
Bad
Paul Cook R
Bad
Bad
Joe Coto D
Good
Good
Mike Davis D
Good
Good
Hector De La Torre D
Good
Good
Kevin de León D
Good
Good
Chuck DeVore R
Bad
Bad
Mike Duvall R
Bad
Bad
Bill Emmerson R
Bad
Bad
Mike Eng D
Good
Good
Noreen Evans D
Good
Good
Mike Feuer D
Good
Good
Nathan Fletcher R
Bad
Bad
Paul Fong D
Good
Good
Felipe Fuentes D
Good
Good
Jean Fuller R
Bad
Bad
Warren Furutani D
Good
Good
Ted Gaines R
Bad
Bad
Cathleen Galgiani D
Bad
Bad
Martin Garrick R
Bad
Bad
Danny Gilmore R
Bad
Bad
Curt Hagman R
Bad
Bad
Isadore Hall D
Good
Good
Diane Harkey R
Bad
Bad
Mary Hayashi D
Good
Good
Edward P. Hernandez D
Good
Good
Jerry Hill D
Good
Good
Alyson Huber D
Bad
Bad
Jared Huffman D
Good
Good
Kevin Jeffries R
Bad
Bad
Dave Jones D
Good
Good
Steve Knight R
Bad
Bad
Paul Krekorian D
Good
Good
Ted Lieu D
Good
Good
Dan Logue R
Bad
Bad
Bonnie Lowenthal D
Good
Good
Fiona Ma D
Good
Good
Tony Mendoza D
Good
Good
Jeff Miller R
Bad
Bad
Bill Monning D
Good
Good
Pedro Nava D
Good
Good
Brian Nestande R
Bad
Bad
Roger Niello R
Bad
Bad
Jim Nielsen R
Bad
Bad
John A. Pérez D
Good
Good
V. Manuel Pérez D
Not Voting
Not Voting
Anthony Portantino D
Good
Good
Ira Ruskin D
Good
Good
Mary Salas D
Good
Good
Lori Saldaña D
Good
Good
Jim Silva R
Bad
Bad
Nancy Skinner D
Good
Good
Cameron Smyth R
Bad
Bad
Jose Solorio D
Good
Good
Audra Strickland R
Bad
Bad
Sandré Swanson D
Good
Good
Tom Torlakson D
Good
Good
Norma Torres D
Good
Good
Alberto Torrico D
Good
Good
Van Tran R
Bad
Bad
Mike Villines R
Bad
Bad
Mariko Yamada D
Good
Good

This item did not end up on the Governor's desk; therefore, he could not sign or veto it.

 
 
 

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