INFO/ACTION ALERT – BizFed Supports Reintroduced Bill to Streamline Transit Leadership Projects!

Posted March 11th, 2021 | Status:

INFO/ACTION ALERT – BizFed SUPPORTS reintroduced bill (SB 44, Allen) to streamline the administrative and judicial review for Transit Leadership Projects.

BizFed previously supported SB 757 (Allen) last year which was vetoed by the Governor as it required the passage of SB 995 (Atkins) as a package.

On Monday March 15, the California Senate Environmental Quality Committee will hear and discuss SB 44 (Allen) at 9am.


PROVIDING LIVE TESTIMONY AT THE SENATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY COMMITTEE MEETING

We are urging BizFed members to testify in support SB 44 by calling in. Please keep your testimony limited to stating your organization’s name and express your support for SB 44!

MEETING DETAILS

WHAT: Senate Environmental Quality Committee

WHEN: Monday, March 15th, Starting at 9am.

PARTICIPANT NUMBER: 844-291-6364

ACCESS CODE: 6542897

Please note: In order for your testimony to be heard clearly, you must mute any devices you are using to live stream the committee hearing prior to calling into the teleconference service.

More information on teleconference: Click Here

BACKGROUND

The initial attempt to enact CEQA streamlining with SB 757 (Allen) was vetoed by the
Governor in the last legislative session as it required the passage of SB 995 (Atkins) as a
package.
SB 44 (Allen) is a second attempt at enacting CEQA streamlining to limit the time for judicial review of transportation projects meeting certain criteria that was originally sought in the 2019-2020 Legislative Session with SB 757 (Allen).

Who is on the Senate Environmental Quality Committee?

Senator Benjamin Allen (Chair)
Senator Patricia C. Bates (Vice Chair)
Senator Brian Dahle
Senator Lena A. Gonzalez
Senator Nancy Skinner
Senator Henry I. Stern
Senator Bob Wieckowski

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