Senate Bill 975 (Alarcon – 2001)
Chapter 938, Statutes of 2001 - SB 975
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As enacted Senate Bill 975 only amended Government Code section 63036 and Labor Code section 1720 relating to the California infrastructure and economic development bank. (See Exhibit #1g) Senate Bill 975 was introduced by Senator Richard Alarcon on February 23, 2001 at the request of the State Building and Construction Trades Council. (See Exhibits #1a; #4, document SP-1; and #13, document PE-2)
Senate Bill 975 was assigned to the Senate Committee on Governmental Organization and the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibits #3, and #7) Five amendments were made to Senate Bill 975 while it was before the Legislature. (See Exhibits #1b through #1f and #2) All five amendments were made by the Assembly during the time period of June 25, 2001 through August 30, 2001. (Id.) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor Gray Davis signed Senate Bill 975 on September 14, 2001, and it was recorded by the Secretary of State on that date as Chapter 938, Statutes of 2001. (See Exhibits #1g and #2)
The Unfinished Business analysis prepared by the Office of Senate Floor Analyses described Senate Bill 975 as it was last amended on August 30, 2001 as follows:
. . . This bill defines “public funds” used in “public projects” and states legislative intent that projects financed through Industrial Development Bonds issued by the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank must comply with existing laws pertaining to prevailing wages.
(See Exhibit #11, pages 1 and 2 and
Exhibit #13, documents PE-70)