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AB 179:

Environmental justice seat on CTC

Author: Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) makes critical policy and funding decisions on transportation projects throughout the state. This bill directs the governor, when appointing commissioners to the CTC, to use every effort to ensure that the CTC has a diverse membership with expertise in transportation issues, taking into consideration factors including socio-economic background and professional experience, including working in or representing disadvantaged communities.

Bill info from the legislature

CLCV Supported

Status:

Passed Assembly 50-25; Passed Senate 24-13; Signed by Governor Brown

vote key

PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:ANTI-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on good bill. Counted negatively.DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on a bad bill. Counted positively.EXCUSEDAbsent due to illness or family leave; not counted positively or negatively.

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