AB 359: The well will soon be dry

 
CLCV Supported
Passed Senate Floor 26-10( 8/30/2011)
Passed Assembly Floor 56-19 (9/2/2011)
Signed by Governor (10/8/2011)

Currently there is no statewide groundwater mapping system in California. Our supply of groundwater is vital to California's agricultural industry, communities, and environment, but climate change, increasing population, and development puts it under intense pressure. AB 359 (Huffman) requires local groundwater agencies, as a condition of receiving state grants or loans for groundwater projects, to include in their management plans a map identifying groundwater recharge areas. This bill does not require any land use changes; it simply directs local agencies to make better-informed land use decisions when it comes to development and protecting areas with significant recharge potential.

Senator Party Vote
Elaine Alquist D
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Joel Anderson R
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Tom Berryhill R
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Sam Blakeslee R
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Ron Calderon D
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Anthony Cannella R
Not Voting
Not Voting
Ellen Corbett D
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Lou Correa D
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Kevin de León D
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Mark DeSaulnier D
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Bob Dutton R
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Bill Emmerson R
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Noreen Evans D
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Jean Fuller R
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Ted Gaines R
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Loni Hancock D
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Tom Harman R
Excused
Excused
Edward P. Hernandez D
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Good
Bob Huff R
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Christine Kehoe D
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Good
Doug LaMalfa R
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Mark Leno D
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Ted Lieu D
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Carol Liu D
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Alan Lowenthal D
Not Voting
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Gloria Negrete McLeod D
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Alex Padilla D
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Fran Pavley D
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Curren Price D
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Michael Rubio D
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Sharon Runner R
Excused
Excused
Joe Simitian D
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Darrell Steinberg D
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Good
Tony Strickland R
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Juan Vargas D
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Mimi Walters R
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Bad
Lois Wolk D
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Rod Wright D
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Mark Wyland R
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Leland Yee D
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Katcho Achadjian R
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Luis Alejo D
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Michael Allen D
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Tom Ammiano D
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Toni Atkins D
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Jim Beall D
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Bill Berryhill R
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Marty Block D
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Bob Blumenfield D
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Susan Bonilla D
Excused
Excused
Steven Bradford D
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Good
Julia Brownley D
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Joan Buchanan D
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Betsy Butler D
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Charles Calderon D
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Nora Campos D
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Wilmer Amina Carter D
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Gil Cedillo D
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Good
Wesley Chesbro D
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Good
Connie Conway R
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Bad
Paul Cook R
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Good
Mike Davis D
Excused
Excused
Roger Dickinson D
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Good
Tim Donnelly R
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Bad
Mike Eng D
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Good
Mike Feuer D
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Nathan Fletcher R
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Paul Fong D
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Good
Felipe Fuentes D
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Warren Furutani D
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Good
Beth Gaines R
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Cathleen Galgiani D
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Good
Martin Garrick R
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Mike Gatto D
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Rich Gordon D
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Good
Jeff Gorell R
Excused
Excused
Shannon Grove R
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Bad
Curt Hagman R
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Bad
Linda Halderman R
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Isadore Hall D
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Good
Diane Harkey R
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Bad
Mary Hayashi D
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Roger Hernandez D
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Good
Jerry Hill D
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Good
Alyson Huber D
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Good
Ben Hueso D
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Good
Jared Huffman D
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Good
Kevin Jeffries R
Bad
Bad
Brian Jones R
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Bad
Steve Knight R
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Bad
Ricardo Lara D
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Good
Dan Logue R
Not Voting
Not Voting
Bonnie Lowenthal D
Good
Good
Fiona Ma D
Good
Good
Allan Mansoor R
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Bad
Tony Mendoza D
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Good
Jeff Miller R
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Bad
Holly Mitchell D
Not Voting
Not Voting
Bill Monning D
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Good
Mike Morrell R
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Bad
Brian Nestande R
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Good
Jim Nielsen R
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Bad
Chris Norby R
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Good
Kristin Olsen R
Bad
Bad
Richard Pan D
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Good
Henry Perea D
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Good
John A. Pérez D
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Good
V. Manuel Pérez D
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Good
Anthony Portantino D
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Good
Jim Silva R
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Bad
Nancy Skinner D
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Good
Cameron Smyth R
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Good
Jose Solorio D
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Good
Sandré Swanson D
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Norma Torres D
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Good
David Valadao R
Bad
Bad
Donald Wagner R
Bad
Bad
Bob Wieckowski D
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Good
Das Williams D
Good
Good
Mariko Yamada D
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Good
 
 
 

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