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File #: 21-3210    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Orange County Transportation Authority Item Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2021 In control: Legislative and Communications Committee
On agenda: 2/18/2021 Final action: 2/18/2021
Title: State Legislative Status Report
Sponsors: Alexis Leicht, Lance M. Larson
Attachments: 1. Transmittal, 2. Staff Report, 3. Attachment A, 4. Attachment B, 5. Attachment C, 6. Attachment D

Title

State Legislative Status Report

 

Overview

The Orange County Transportation Authority provides regular updates to the Legislative and Communications Committee on policy issues directly impacting its overall programs, projects, and operations.  Information is provided on proposed budget trailer bill language related to statutory relief measures for transit agencies.  An update is provided on the State’s ongoing discussions related to the vaccine distribution plan and advocacy efforts to designate transportation workers as a priority group in the vaccine distribution plan.  As discussions related to post-pandemic recovery continue, an overview of a letter to the President from the Governor regarding economic stimulus priorities is provided.  An update is also given regarding legislative leadership changes. 

 

Recommendation(s)

Support the intent of the Governor’s proposed budget trailer bill language to extend and expand regulatory relief measures related to the Transportation Development Act while continuing the work to improve the effectiveness of the proposal.