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Assembly Bill 2197 (Hawkins 1941)

Chapter 1097, Statutes of 1941 - AB 2197

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As enacted Assembly Bill 2197 repealed Health and Safety Code sections 18000 et seq. and added new Health and Safety Code sections 18000 et seq. (See Exhibit #1e) Assembly member Augustus Hawkins introduced the Assembly Bill 2197 on January 25, 1941.  (See Exhibit #1a)  The Assembly Committee on Public Health and Quarantine and the Senate Committee on Public Health and Safety considered the policy issues raised by the bill.  (See Exhibit #2) Assembly Bill 2197 was amended three times while before the Legislature, once in the Assembly and two times in the Senate before being approved by both Houses.  (Id.) The Governor signed the bill on July 12, 1941, whereupon it was designated by the Secretary of State as Chapter 1097 of the Statutes of 1941.  (See Exhibits #1e and #2)

The Summary Digest of Statutes Enacted prepared by the Legislative Counsel provides the following description of Assembly Bill 2197:

            Generally revises entire law regulating construction, operation and maintenance of auto camps, courts and resorts, and trailer camps.

(See Exhibit #4, page 2)