AB 936:

Safeguarding California from Crude Oil Spills


Robert Rivas

Requires the state to update it's oil spill contingency plans to specifically prepare for non-floating oil spills, one of the dirtiest and most destructive heavy crudes, requiring that transportation notifications be implemented so that communities know when non-floating oil is being transported through their city and can properly respond if a spill occurs.

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Issues: Oil & Gas

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CLCV Supported


Passed Assembly 60-10

Passed Senate 31-7

Signed by Governor Newsom

VOTE EVENT: Senate Environmental Quality Committee, July 3, 2019Status: Passed

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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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