AB 3214:

Increasing Penalties for Oil Spills

Author:

Assemblymember Monique Limón

Increases inadequate and out-of-date penalties for oil companies that knowingly cause or reasonably should have known that their actions would lead to an oil spill, making it clear that there are real financial consequences for bad actors by doubling the current baseline criminal penalties.

Bill info from the legislature
Issues: Oil & Gas

CLCV Supported

Top Priority Bill

Top Priority Bill

Status:

Passed Assembly 48-18

Passed Senate Floor 26-12

Passed by the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Newsom

Votes Scored

VoteDateStatus
AB 3214Assembly FloorJune 10, 2020Passed
AB 3214Senate FloorAug. 28, 2020Passed
AB 3214Assembly ConcurrenceAug. 31, 2020Passed
AB 3214Senate Natural Resources & Water CommitteeAug. 12, 2020Passed
AB 3214Assembly Natural Resources CommitteeMay 13, 2020Passed
PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIONANTI-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIONDID 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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