2021 – Assembly Bill 621 (Rivas, Robert), California Environmental Quality Act: Streamlined Environmental Review: Standard of Review: Hospitals (2-Year)
CEQA, Climate Change, Transportation Planning, Land Use, and Housing
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Would expand the Jobs and Economic Improvement Through Environmental Leadership Act, known as the AB 900 program, to include specified hospital projects and requires CARB to complete a greenhouse gas emission determination as one of the requirements needed to obtain the Governor’s certification, which grants the project expedited California Environmental Quality Act review. Was not heard in the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources.