Assembly Bill 3111 (Kennick – 1963)
Chapter 2005, Statutes of 1963 - AB 3111
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Former Business and Professions Code sections, relating to petroleum, were affected in 1963 following legislative passage of Assembly Bill 3111. (See Exhibit #1d) This bill was introduced on April 26, 1963 by Assembly member Joseph M. Kennick of Long Beach at the request of the “petroleum industry.” (See Exhibits #1a and #3, document PE-7)
Assembly Bill 3111 was assigned to the Assembly Committee on Manufacturing, Oil, and Mining Industry and the Senate Committee on Business and Professions where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibit #2) The fiscal ramifications of the bill were considered by the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance. (See Exhibit #2) Two amendments were made to Assembly Bill 3111. (See Exhibits #1b, #1c, and #2) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor Edmund G. Brown signed the bill on July 19, 1963, and it was recorded by the Secretary of State on July 24th as Chapter 2005 of the Statutes of 1963. (See Exhibits #1d and #2)
The Summary Digest of Statutes Enacted described Assembly Bill 3111 as last amended as follows:
Revises state laws regarding standards, importation, sale, price advertising, labeling, transportation in tank vehicles, and adulteration of petroleum products.
(See Exhibit #4, page 294)