Governor Signs Runner Bill to Help Improve Disaster Relief
"I want to thank the Governor for his support on this issue," said Assemblywoman Sharon Runner. "We need to be ready at anytime to quickly mobilize equipment and personnel to respond to any crisis that may occur here in
AB 823 ratifies the Federal Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC). The EMAC was created by Congress in 1996 to streamline the exchange and coordination of emergency disaster responses between the states. AB 823 brings
"The Governor's signature on this legislation shows his continuing effort to provide for the needs of Californians and to help our fellow Americans when disaster strikes," said Senator George Runner. "It is too bad that this legislation couldn't have been passed sooner."
Normally, legislation takes effect on January 1 of the year following the Governor's signature. So that