SB 50:

The Public Lands Protection Act

Author: Senator Ben Allen

This bill keeps public lands public by directing the State Lands Commission to establish California’s right of first refusal for any federal lands proposed for sale to other parties.

Bill info from the legislature

CLCV Supported


Passed Senate 27-13; Passed Assembly 55-21; Passed Senate 28-12; 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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