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LegislationFriends of Harbors, Beaches and Parks has taken positions on the following items in 2017:

  • AB 18 California Clean Water, Climate, and Coastal Protection and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018.
    FHBP POSITION: SUPPORT

    An act to add Chapter 14 (commencing with Section 5880) to Division 5 of the Public Resources Code, relating to a clean water, climate, and coastal protection and outdoor access for all program, by providing the funds necessary therefor through an election for the issuance and sale of bonds of the State of California and for the handling and disposition of those funds, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.
  • SB 667 Riverine Stewardship Improvements
    FHBP POSITION: SUPPORT
    This bill, upon an appropriation of funds from the Legislature, would require the department to establish a program to implement watershed-based riverine and riparian stewardship improvements by providing technical and financial assistance in support of projects with certain benefits. The bill would require the program to support the purposes of and be coordinated with the Urban Stream Restoration Program, fish passage improvements, and other similar programs. The bill would authorize the department to provide technical assistance, including by collaborating with appropriate California State University or University of California programs, as specified.