2021 – Assembly Bill 1171 (Arambula, Joaquin), California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley (N/A)
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Would have codified the longstanding California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley and its duties, originally established through Executive Order. The bill would have provided the Partnership’s duties would have included identifying projects and programs that will improve the economic vitality of the San Joaquin Valley, and reviewing State policies and regulations to ensure they are fair and appropriate for the State’s diverse geographic regions, as well as determining whether alternative approaches can accomplish goals in more cost-effectively. The bill would have provided the Partnership membership requirements, including government agency liaisons who may serve on CARB, as specified. Amended to deal with spousal rape.