Assembly Bill 1822 (Wayne – 2000)
Chapter 1060, Statutes of 2000
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As enacted, Assembly Bill 1822 affected numerous sections of the Financial Code, Government Code, Health and Safety Code, Penal Code, Public Resources Code, and the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to administrative rulemaking. (See Exhibit #1g) Assembly member Howard Wayne introduced Assembly Bill 1822 on February 3, 2000 at the request of the California Law Revision Commission. (See Exhibits #1a and #10b)
Assembly Bill 1822 was assigned to the Assembly Committee on Consumer Protection, Governmental Efficiency, and Economic Development and the Senate Committee on Governmental Organization where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibits #3 and #7) The fiscal ramifications of the bill were considered by the Assembly Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Appropriations. (See Exhibits #4 and #2) Five amendments were made to Assembly Bill 1822. (See Exhibits #1b through #1f and #2) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor Gray Davis signed the bill on September 30, 2000 and it was recorded by the Secretary of State on that day as Chapter 1060 of the Statutes of 2000. (See Exhibits #1g and #2)
The Third Reading analysis prepared by the Office of Senate Floor Analyses summarizes the provisions of Assembly Bill 1822 just prior to enactment stating that the bill “modifies the Administrative procedures Act to clarify state rulemaking provisions, as specified.” (See Exhibit #10b, page 1) This analysis then provides a more detailed analysis of the different provisions of the bill. (Id.)