AB 94: How to save land and money

 
CLCV Supported
Passed Senate 24-12 (9/3/2009)
Passed Assembly 67-9 (9/9/09)
Signed by the Governor

In 2000 California adopted an innovative program to make it easier for willing landowners to donate their valuable open space and habitat land to the state for ongoing public benefit. The Natural Heritage Preservation Tax Credit combined a 55% state tax credit, paid from bond funds dedicated to resource land acquisition, not the General Fund, with a federal tax deduction to allow landowners to be compensated at close to fair market value. Unfortunately, the program sunsetted in 2008. AB 94 (Evans) restores the tax credit until 2015, lifts the $100 million cap on total credits and allows local governments to receive donated land.

Senator Party Vote
Sam Aanestad R
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Elaine Alquist D
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Roy Ashburn R
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John Benoit R
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Ron Calderon D
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Gil Cedillo D
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Good
Dave Cogdill R
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Ellen Corbett D
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Good
Lou Correa D
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Good
Dave Cox R
Bad
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Jeff Denham R
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Mark DeSaulnier D
Good
Good
Denise Ducheny D
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Good
Bob Dutton R
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Bad
Dean Florez D
Not Voting
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Loni Hancock D
Good
Good
Tom Harman R
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Dennis Hollingsworth R
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Bob Huff R
Bad
Bad
Christine Kehoe D
Good
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Mark Leno D
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Carol Liu D
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Alan Lowenthal D
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Abel Maldonado R
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Good
Gloria Negrete McLeod D
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Good
Jenny Oropeza D
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Alex Padilla D
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Fran Pavley D
Good
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Curren Price D
Good
Good
Gloria Romero D
Not Voting
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George Runner R
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Joe Simitian D
Good
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Darrell Steinberg D
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Tony Strickland R
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Mimi Walters R
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Pat Wiggins D
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Lois Wolk D
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Rod Wright D
Good
Good
Mark Wyland R
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Leland Yee D
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Assemblymember Party Vote
Anthony Adams R
Good
Good
Tom Ammiano D
Good
Good
Joel Anderson R
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Bad
Juan Arambula I
Good
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Karen Bass D
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Jim Beall D
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Bill Berryhill R
Good
Good
Tom Berryhill R
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Sam Blakeslee R
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Marty Block D
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Bob Blumenfield D
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Good
Julia Brownley D
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Joan Buchanan D
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Anna Caballero D
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Charles Calderon D
Good
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Wilmer Amina Carter D
Good
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Wesley Chesbro D
Good
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Connie Conway R
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Paul Cook R
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Joe Coto D
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Good
Mike Davis D
Good
Good
Hector De La Torre D
Good
Good
Kevin de León D
Good
Good
Chuck DeVore R
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Bad
Bill Emmerson R
Good
Good
Mike Eng D
Good
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Noreen Evans D
Good
Good
Mike Feuer D
Good
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Nathan Fletcher R
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Paul Fong D
Good
Good
Felipe Fuentes D
Good
Good
Jean Fuller R
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Good
Warren Furutani D
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Good
Ted Gaines R
Bad
Bad
Cathleen Galgiani D
Good
Good
Martin Garrick R
Good
Good
Danny Gilmore R
Good
Good
Curt Hagman R
Bad
Bad
Isadore Hall D
Good
Good
Diane Harkey R
Not Voting
Not Voting
Mary Hayashi D
Good
Good
Edward P. Hernandez D
Good
Good
Jerry Hill D
Good
Good
Alyson Huber D
Good
Good
Jared Huffman D
Good
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Kevin Jeffries R
Good
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Dave Jones D
Good
Good
Steve Knight R
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Good
Paul Krekorian D
Good
Good
Ted Lieu D
Good
Good
Dan Logue R
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Bad
Bonnie Lowenthal D
Good
Good
Fiona Ma D
Good
Good
Tony Mendoza D
Good
Good
Jeff Miller R
Not Voting
Not Voting
Bill Monning D
Good
Good
Pedro Nava D
Good
Good
Brian Nestande R
Bad
Bad
Roger Niello R
Bad
Bad
Jim Nielsen R
Good
Good
John A. Pérez D
Good
Good
V. Manuel Pérez D
Good
Good
Anthony Portantino D
Good
Good
Curren Price D
Good
Good
Ira Ruskin D
Good
Good
Mary Salas D
Good
Good
Lori Saldaña D
Good
Good
Jim Silva R
Good
Good
Nancy Skinner D
Good
Good
Cameron Smyth R
Bad
Bad
Jose Solorio D
Good
Good
Audra Strickland R
Good
Good
Sandré Swanson D
Good
Good
Tom Torlakson D
Good
Good
Norma Torres D
Good
Good
Alberto Torrico D
Good
Good
Van Tran R
Good
Good
Mike Villines R
Good
Good
Mariko Yamada D
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