SB 109: Strengthening penalties for major air quality violations

 
CLCV Supported
Passed Senate 21-18 (5/31/05)
Failed Assembly 32-39 (9/7/05)

Most California environmental laws, including those covering water quality, hazardous wastes, and toxics, allow both civil and criminal penalties to be imposed for severe violations. Only with air quality are enforcement agencies forced to choose between the two. SB 109 (Ortiz) would have allowed both civil and criminal penalties to be imposed for severe violations of specified air quality laws.

Issue: 
Air Quality
Assemblymember Party Vote
Juan Arambula I
Good
Good
Joe Baca, Jr. D
Bad
Bad
Karen Bass D
Good
Good
John Benoit R
Bad
Bad
Patty Berg D
Good
Good
Rudy Bermúdez D
Good
Good
Sam Blakeslee R
Bad
Bad
Russ Bogh R
Bad
Bad
Ron Calderon D
Bad
Bad
Joe Canciamilla D
Bad
Bad
Wilma Chan D
Good
Good
Ed Chavez D
Bad
Bad
Judy Chu D
Good
Good
Dave Cogdill R
Bad
Bad
Rebecca Cohn D
Bad
Bad
Joe Coto D
Bad
Bad
Lynn Daucher R
Bad
Bad
Hector De La Torre D
Good
Good
Chuck DeVore R
Bad
Bad
Mervyn Dymally D
Good
Good
Bill Emmerson R
Bad
Bad
Noreen Evans D
Good
Good
Dario Frommer D
Good
Good
Bonnie Garcia R
Bad
Bad
Jackie Goldberg D
Good
Good
Mike Gordon D
Excused
Excused
Loni Hancock D
Good
Good
Tom Harman R
Bad
Bad
Ray Haynes R
Bad
Bad
Jerome Horton D
Bad
Bad
Shirley Horton R
Bad
Bad
Guy Houston R
Bad
Bad
Bob Huff R
Bad
Bad
Dave Jones D
Good
Good
Betty Karnette D
Bad
Bad
Rick Keene R
Bad
Bad
Johan Klehs D
Good
Good
Paul Koretz D
Good
Good
Jay La Suer R
Bad
Bad
John Laird D
Good
Good
Doug LaMalfa R
Bad
Bad
Mark Leno D
Good
Good
Tim Leslie R
Bad
Bad
Lloyd Levine D
Good
Good
Sally Lieber D
Good
Good
Carol Liu D
Good
Good
Barbara Matthews D
Bad
Bad
Bill Maze R
Bad
Bad
Kevin McCarthy R
Bad
Bad
Cindy Montañez D
Good
Good
Dennis Mountjoy R
Bad
Bad
Gene Mullin D
Good
Good
Alan Nakanishi R
Bad
Bad
Joe Nation D
Good
Good
Pedro Nava D
Good
Good
Gloria Negrete McLeod D
Bad
Bad
Roger Niello R
Bad
Bad
Fabian Núñez D
Good
Good
Jenny Oropeza D
Bad
Bad
Nicole Parra D
Bad
Bad
Fran Pavley D
Good
Good
George Plescia R
Bad
Bad
Keith Richman R
Bad
Bad
Mark Ridley-Thomas D
Good
Good
George Runner R
Bad
Bad
Ira Ruskin D
Good
Good
Lori Saldaña D
Good
Good
Simón Salinas D
Good
Good
Todd Spitzer R
Bad
Bad
Audra Strickland R
Bad
Bad
Alberto Torrico D
Bad
Bad
Van Tran R
Bad
Bad
Tom Umberg D
Good
Good
Juan Vargas D
Bad
Bad
Mike Villines R
Bad
Bad
Mimi Walters R
Bad
Bad
Lois Wolk D
Bad
Bad
Mark Wyland R
Bad
Bad
Leland Yee 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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