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Cristina Garcia (USA CA)

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Cristina Garcia (USA CA)
First Name: Cristina
Last Name: Garcia
Middle Name:
Nickname:
Gender: Female
Start Edit Date: 2017/07/13
End Edit Date: 2017/07/13
Office: CA State Assemblymember
State: California
Assembly District: 58
Party: Democratic
Official Gov Site: http://asmdc.org/members/a58
Additional Site: http://teamcristinagarcia.com/
Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cristina_Garcia_(politician)
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cristinagarciaad58
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/AsmGarcia
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Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

In July 2017, Cristina Garcia co-authored AB617 (Air pollution) and AB378, the California cap & trade extension bill (1,2). When speaking about these bills, she said "I want to make sure California continues to be a leader on climate change while we are also improving air quality here in our backyard...I’m open to whatever combination of how this gets done, but I’ve been adamant that we cannot leave [certain] communities behind," (3).

1. Assembly Bill 617, California Legislative Information. https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180AB617

2. Assembly Bill 378, California Legislative Information. https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180AB378

3. San Jose Mercury News, 9 July 2017. http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/07/09/jerry-brown-a-global-climate-leader-struggles-to-reach-deal-at-home/

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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?

In March 2017, she released a statement opposing the President's climate change order, saying "we have a responsibility to not just maintain our current environmental standards, but also to make those standards better and their application equitable for everyone." https://a58.asmdc.org/press-releases/california-climate-policy-leader-cristina-garcia-rejects-trump-climate-change-order

In February 2017, she said during a press conference about California's climate change legislation, " as we look toward the deeper emission reductions and investments needed to meet our 2030 targets; we need to assure that our success is shared equitably with all Californians." https://a58.asmdc.org/video/assemblymember-cristina-garcia-legislation-advances-climate-change-guidelines

2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?

In July 2017, Cristina was co-author of AB617: nonvehicular air pollution: criteria air pollutants and toxic air contaminants and AB378, the California cap & trade extension bill.

Automatically Generated Legislative Actions

AB 1110 Greenhouse gases emissions intensity reporting: retail electricity suppliers.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 54, nays 25.

  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of AB 1110 TING Concurrence in Senate Amendments).

AB 1550 Greenhouse gases: investment plan: disadvantaged communities.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 53, nays 22.

  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of AB 1550 GOMEZ Assembly Third Reading).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of AB 1550 GOMEZ Concurrence in Senate Amendments).

AB 197 State Air Resources Board: greenhouse gases: regulations.

Final legislative action 2016-08-24 passed yeas 45, nays 30.

  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of AB 197 GARCIA, E. Concurrence in Senate Amendments).

AB 2722 Transformative Climate Communities Program.

Cristina was an author of AB 2722.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 49, nays 27.

  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of AB 2722 BURKE Assembly Third Reading).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of AB 2722 BURKE Concurrence in Senate Amendments).

SB 1383 Short-lived climate pollutants: methane emissions: dairy and livestock: organic waste: landfills.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 25, nays 12.

  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of SB 1383 Lara Senate Third Reading Amend By THURMOND Set #1).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of SB 1383 Lara Senate Third Reading By THURMOND).

SB 32 California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: emissions limit.

Final legislative action 2016-08-24 passed yeas 25, nays 13.

  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of SB 32 Pavley Senate Third Reading Amend By GARCIA, E. Set #1).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of SB 32 Pavley Senate Third Reading By GARCIA, E.).

AB 262 Public contracts: bid specifications: Buy Clean California Act.

  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Natural Resources]).
  • Cristina voted nay (against Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Natural Resources]).
  • Cristina did not vote (abstain/not present on Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Natural Resources]).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]).
  • Cristina voted nay (against Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of AB 262 BONTA Assembly Third Reading).
  • Cristina voted nay (against AB 262 BONTA Assembly Third Reading).
  • Cristina did not vote (abstain/not present on AB 262 BONTA Assembly Third Reading).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Environmental Quality]).
  • Cristina voted nay (against Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Environmental Quality]).
  • Cristina did not vote (abstain/not present on Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Environmental Quality]).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass as amended.).
  • Cristina voted nay (against Do pass as amended.).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]).
  • Cristina voted nay (against Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]).
  • Cristina did not vote (abstain/not present on Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Natural Resources]).
  • Cristina voted nay (against Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Natural Resources]).
  • Cristina did not vote (abstain/not present on Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Natural Resources]).

AB 378 Greenhouse gases, criteria air pollutants, and toxic air contaminants.

  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass as amended.).
  • Cristina voted nay (against Do pass as amended.).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of AB 378 GARCIA, C. Assembly Third Reading).
  • Cristina voted nay (against AB 378 GARCIA, C. Assembly Third Reading).
  • Cristina did not vote (abstain/not present on AB 378 GARCIA, C. Assembly Third Reading).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]).
  • Cristina voted nay (against Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]).

AB 398 California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: market-based compliance mechanisms: fire prevention fees: sales and use tax manufacturing exemption.

  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of AB 398 GARCIA, E. Assembly Third Reading).
  • Cristina did not vote (abstain/not present on AB 398 GARCIA, E. Assembly Third Reading).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass as amended.).
  • Cristina did not vote (abstain/not present on Do pass as amended.).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]).

AB 617 Nonvehicular air pollution: criteria air pollutants and toxic air contaminants.

  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of Do pass. To Consent Calendar.).
  • Cristina did not vote (abstain/not present on Do pass. To Consent Calendar.).
  • Cristina voted yea (in favor of AB 617 GOMEZ Consent Calendar Second Day ).
  • Cristina did not vote (abstain/not present on AB 617 GOMEZ Consent Calendar Second Day ).

SB 584 Budget Act of 2017.

Cristina was author of SB 584.

3. What has the individual said about local and regional climate-related impacts and activities?

In July 2017, when speaking about pending legislation, she said "I want to make sure California continues to be a leader on climate change while we are also improving air quality here in our backyard...I’m open to whatever combination of how this gets done, but I’ve been adamant that we cannot leave these communities behind." San Jose Mercury News, 9 July 2017. http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/07/09/jerry-brown-a-global-climate-leader-struggles-to-reach-deal-at-home/

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Other relevant and significant information.

Environmental justice issue page on campaign site. http://teamcristinagarcia.com/issues/environmental-justice/