SB 412: Putting LNG to the test

 
CLCV Supported
Passed Senate 23-14 (6/4/07)
Held in Assembly Appropriations Committee

Proposals to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) into California through one or more marine terminals are expensive, time-consuming and controversial. For several years Senator Simitian has carried legislation to require a needs assessment and environmental review of LNG proposals before they can be approved. Ironically, if SB 412 (Simitian) had become law, the supporters of LNG might have gained certainty and saved money. As it stands, no project has been approved and they all appear to face significant obstacles.

Senator Party Vote
Sam Aanestad R
Bad
Bad
Dick Ackerman R
Bad
Bad
Elaine Alquist D
Good
Good
Roy Ashburn R
Bad
Bad
Jim Battin R
Excused
Excused
Ron Calderon D
Bad
Bad
Gil Cedillo D
Good
Good
Dave Cogdill R
Bad
Bad
Ellen Corbett D
Good
Good
Lou Correa D
Bad
Bad
Dave Cox R
Bad
Bad
Jeff Denham R
Bad
Bad
Denise Ducheny D
Not Voting
Not Voting
Bob Dutton R
Bad
Bad
Dean Florez D
Bad
Bad
Tom Harman R
Bad
Bad
Dennis Hollingsworth R
Bad
Bad
Christine Kehoe D
Good
Good
Sheila Kuehl D
Good
Good
Alan Lowenthal D
Good
Good
Michael Machado D
Good
Good
Abel Maldonado R
Good
Good
Bob Margett R
Good
Good
Tom McClintock R
Bad
Bad
Carole Migden D
Good
Good
Gloria Negrete McLeod D
Good
Good
Jenny Oropeza D
Good
Good
Alex Padilla D
Good
Good
Don Perata D
Good
Good
Mark Ridley-Thomas D
Good
Good
Gloria Romero D
Good
Good
George Runner R
Not Voting
Not Voting
Jack Scott D
Good
Good
Joe Simitian D
Good
Good
Darrell Steinberg D
Good
Good
Tom Torlakson D
Good
Good
Edward Vincent D
Good
Good
Pat Wiggins D
Good
Good
Mark Wyland R
Bad
Bad
Leland Yee D
Good
Good

No Assembly action was taken on this item.

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

 
 
 

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