2022 – Assembly Bill 648 (Fong, Vince), Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund: Healthy Forest and Fire Prevention: Appropriation (Dead)
Climate Change, Forestry and Wildfire Prevention
Office of Legislative Affairs
Would have extended the funding committed by SB 901 (Dodd, Chapter 626, Statutes of 2018) for fire prevention and management projects by continuously appropriating $200 million to California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention (CAL FIRE) from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF). Beginning in the 2021-2022 fiscal year and ending in the 2028-2029 fiscal year, $200 million from GGRF would have been appropriated to CAL FIRE for (1) healthy forest and fire prevention programs and projects and (2) prescribed fire and other fuel reduction projects. Was not heard in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee.