LAO 2005-06 Budget Analysis: Resources TOC Analysis of the 2005-06 Budget Bill
Resources Issue-By-Issue Contents


Expenditure Proposals and Trends

Spending by Major Program

Major Budget Changes

Crosscutting Issues

Reorganizing the State's Recycling Programs

Current Division of Responsibilities

Missed Opportunities to More Effectively Meet Recycling Goals

Reorganizing Recycling and Waste Management

Elimination of Energy-Related Agencies

Governor's Reorganization Plan

Current Energy Agency Organization

Issues for Legislative Consideration

Resources Bonds

Resources Bond Fund Conditions

Bond Issues for Legislative Consideration

Status of the Expenditure of Prior Bond Fund Appropriations

Delays Persist in Getting Funds Out-the-Door

Some Specified Uses May Not Be in High Demand

Environmental Protection Indicators Update

Status Report on the Environmental Protection Indicators for California Project

Legislature's Involvement in EPIC

Financing the CALFED Bay-Delta Program

Departmental Issues

California Conservation Corps (3340)

Budget Does Not Maximize Available Special Funds

Energy Resources Conservation and Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission (3360)

Long-Term Staffing Plan Needed for Research Program

Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (3540)

Recommend CDFFP Resubmit Equipment Proposal

Year-Round Southern California Staffing Proposal Not Justified

Recommend Increased Oversight of Federal Reimbursements

Department of Fish and Game (3600)

Special Fund Spending Proposal Inconsistent With Statute

Full Cost Recovery for the Streambed Alteration Program Not Yet Achieved

Marine Life Protection Act Implementation

Department of Parks and Recreation (3790)

Shift ADA Project Funding From General Fund

Concession Proposals

Sierra Nevada Conservancy (3855)

Start-Up Expenditures Should Be Made Limited-Term

Coordination of Sierra Nevada Grant Programs

Department of Water Resources (3860)

Financing Flood Lawsuit Settlement With a Judgment Bond


Issues for Legislative Consideration

Looking Prospectively: Flood Management And Future State Liability

Air Resources Board (3900)

Budget Does Not Reflect Current-Year Revenue From Increase in Tire Fee

California Integrated Waste Management Board (3910)

Funding for Environmental Education

Department of Pesticide Regulation (3930)

Budget Does Not Address Substantial Revenue Undercollection

State Water Resources Control Board (3940)

Legislatively Required Report Overdue

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (3980)

Regulatory Programs Should Fund More of OEHHA

Increase Expenditure Authority for Federal Trust Fund