June 20, 2013
LAWT News Service
Sacramento — Water District Directors has been signed by Governor Brown. It is the first bill from freshman Assemblymember and Majority Whip Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) to be signed into law and goes into effect January 1, 2014.
“I appreciate Governor Brown’s support for this good government measure and applaud the overwhelming bi-partisan support for the bill shown by my colleagues in both the Assembly and the Senate,” stated Assemblymember Holden. Holden’s bill to standardize the start date of newly elected municipal directors. “This bill will ensure water districts are able to move swiftly between terms and critical business is not delayed unnecessarily.”
AB 72 is a good government measure designed to limit the lame-duck term for outgoing municipal water district directors and permit water districts to proceed to new business in a timelier manner.