LAO 2002-03 Budget Analysis: Resources Issue-By-Issue TOC Analysis of the 2002-03 Budget Bill
Resources Issue-By-Issue Contents


Expenditure Proposals and Trends

Spending by Major Program

Major Budget Changes

Crosscutting Issues

CALFED Bay-Delta Program

CALFED Created to Address Bay-Delta Water Problems

The Budget Proposal

Recommend Holding Joint Hearings

CALFED Budget Proposal Based on Risky Assumptions

Environmental Water Account: Heightened Need for Legislative Direction and Oversight

General Fund Savings Potential in CALFED's Water Use Efficiency Program

Fund Conditions for Resources Programs

Resources Special Funds

Budget Proposes Major Changes To Tidelands Revenue Distribution

Parks Bond

Resources Bond on March Ballot

Water Bonds Update

Improving Bond Fund Accountability

Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program

Tahoe EIP Created to Meet Environmental Standards in the Lake Tahoe Basin

Enhancing Legislative Oversight of Tahoe EIP

Timber Harvest Plan Review

Timber Harvest Fees Should Be Enacted

Departmental Issues

Secretary for Resources (0540)

Recommend Federal Funding for California Legacy Project

Department of Forestry And Fire Protection (3540)

Funding for Fire Protection


Emergency Fire Suppression Budget Not Realistic

Legislature Should Enact Fire Protection Fees

General Fund Savings Proposal Undefined

Eliminate Land Record Information Project

Department of Fish and Game (3600)

Budget Proposes to Significantly Reduce DFG's CEQA Review Efforts

Department of Parks and Recreation (3790)

Addressing the Obligations Resulting From DPR's Land Acquisitions

The DPR's Land Acquisitions Have Increased Significantly

Land Acquisitions Result in Unfunded Obligations

Funding the Development and Operation of Recent Acquisitions

Process Can Be Improved to Better Budget for Costs Associated With Future Land Acquisitions

Legislative Oversight of New Bond Funds

Budget Includes Concessions Proposals

Department of Water Resources (3860)

General Fund Savings Potential in Water Shortage Preparation Program

Air Resources Board (3900)

Legislature Should Reexamine Stationary Source Funding and Fee Structure

Department of Pesticide Regulation (3930)

State Enforcement Activities Ineffective


Data Reveal Significant Noncompliance

Department Oversight of Counties Lacks Measurable Goals

Department Funding

Justification for General Fund Support Incomplete and Inaccurate

State Water Resources Control Board (3940)

Funding SWRCB's Core Regulatory Program

The SWRCB's Core Regulatory Program

Increasing Fee-Based Support

Substantial Unmet Funding Requirements Identified

Department of Toxic Substances Control (3960)

Governor's Budget Proposes to Substantially Reduce CLEAN Program

Overlap Found Between Pollution Authority Program and CLEAN Program

Potential Funding for Cleanup Loans and Grants