Report 2013-101 Recommendation Responses

Report 2013-101: Salton Sea Restoration Fund: The State Has Not Fully Funded a Restoration Plan and the State's Future Mitigation Costs Are Uncertain (Release Date: November 2013)

Recommendation for Legislative Action

To ensure that the feasibility study it recently funded will provide it with meaningful and timely information, the Legislature should enact legislation that contains specific guidance to the Resources Agency regarding the Legislature's priorities for restoring the Salton Sea so that the Resources Agency can address those priorities when developing the feasibility study.

Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced to address this recommendation.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: October 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: No Action Taken


Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced to address this recommendation.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: March 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: No Action Taken


Description of Legislative Action

AB 148 (Perez) is pending in the Senate.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: February 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Legislation Introduced

AB 148 (V. Perez, 2013) states legislative intent regarding Salton Sea restoration and would eliminate the requirement that the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency and the Legislature have final approval for any proposed restoration plan. This bill would also authorize the Salton Sea Authority to undertake a feasibility study, in consultation with the Secretary.


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