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SB 226: CEQA (2011)


Senate Bill 226 revises the CEQA scoping process to enable public agency comments on general plan and zoning ordinance amendments – as required under Planning and Zoning Law – to be conducted concurrently with a scoping meeting under CEQA.

After the bill passed the Legislature, Senator Simitian sent a letter to the Governor urging his signature.

For more information, you can read the SB 226 "Fact Sheet" prepared by a member of Senator Simitian's staff.

Final Status and Text

SB 226 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Signed into Law

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about SB 226

12/27/2011 - Simitian Bills Become Law on January 1

10/05/2011 - Governor Signs Simitian Bill Streamlining Environmental Review

09/27/2011 - Op-Ed: Protect the Environment and Grow the Economy

09/15/2011 - Bill Streamlining Environmental Review Process Heads to Governor