AB 2447: Playing with fire 2008

 
CLCV Supported
Passed Senate 21-17 (8/22/08)
Passed Assembly 42-31 (8/30/08)
Vetoed by the Governor

Developers and local governments have little incentive to make sure that new housing developments, especially those that sprawl into fire-prone wildland areas, are fire-safe, which puts firefighters as well as homeowners at risk. AB 2447 (Jones) would have prohibited cities and counties from approving a residential development project until it had made a finding that the new subdivision had adequate fire protection, including such features as two escape routes, room for vehicle turnarounds, defensible spaces and emergency water systems.

Assemblymembersort icon Party Vote
Anthony Adams R
Bad
Bad
Greg Aghazarian R
Bad
Bad
Joel Anderson R
Bad
Bad
Juan Arambula I
Good
Good
Karen Bass D
Good
Good
Jim Beall D
Good
Good
John Benoit R
Bad
Bad
Patty Berg D
Good
Good
Bill Berryhill R
Bad
Bad
Sam Blakeslee R
Bad
Bad
Julia Brownley D
Good
Good
Anna Caballero D
Not Voting
Not Voting
Charles Calderon D
Bad
Bad
Wilmer Amina Carter D
Not Voting
Not Voting
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
Mark DeSaulnier D
Good
Good
Mike Duvall R
Bad
Bad
Mervyn Dymally D
Good
Good
Bill Emmerson R
Bad
Bad
Mike Eng D
Good
Good
Noreen Evans D
Good
Good
Mike Feuer 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
Not Voting
Not Voting
Bonnie Garcia R
Bad
Bad
Martin Garrick R
Bad
Bad
Loni Hancock D
Good
Good
Mary Hayashi D
Good
Good
Edward P. Hernandez D
Good
Good
Jerome Horton D
Bad
Bad
Guy Houston R
Bad
Bad
Bob Huff R
Bad
Bad
Jared Huffman D
Good
Good
Kevin Jeffries R
Bad
Bad
Dave Jones D
Bad
Bad
Dave Jones D
Good
Good
Betty Karnette D
Good
Good
Rick Keene R
Bad
Bad
Paul Krekorian D
Good
Good
John Laird D
Good
Good
Doug LaMalfa R
Bad
Bad
Mark Leno D
Good
Good
Lloyd Levine D
Good
Good
Sally Lieber D
Good
Good
Ted Lieu D
Good
Good
Fiona Ma D
Good
Good
Bill Maze R
Bad
Bad
Tony Mendoza D
Good
Good
Gene Mullin D
Good
Good
Alan Nakanishi R
Bad
Bad
Pedro Nava D
Good
Good
Roger Niello R
Bad
Bad
Fabian Núñez D
Good
Good
Nicole Parra D
Bad
Bad
George Plescia R
Bad
Bad
Anthony Portantino D
Good
Good
Curren Price D
Good
Good
George Runner R
Excused
Excused
Ira Ruskin D
Good
Good
Mary Salas D
Good
Good
Lori Saldaña D
Good
Good
Jim Silva R
Not Voting
Not Voting
Cameron Smyth R
Bad
Bad
Jose Solorio D
Good
Good
Nell Soto D
Excused
Excused
Todd Spitzer R
Bad
Bad
Audra Strickland R
Bad
Bad
Sandré Swanson D
Good
Good
Alberto Torrico D
Good
Good
Van Tran R
Excused
Excused
Mike Villines R
Bad
Bad
Mimi Walters R
Bad
Bad
Lois Wolk D
Good
Good
 
 
 

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