Governor Brown Signs Legislation, Issues Statement on Water Bond Developments


SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement after signing legislation to extend the deadline to place a new water bond on the November ballot and renumber the Rainy Day Fund ballot measure:

“Today’s legislative action provides additional time to get an acceptable water bond — one that’s affordable and considers the needs of all Californians. Let’s work together to get this done.”

For full text of the bills signed today, SB 1195 by Senator Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) – State Ballot Pamphlet and SB 867 by the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review – State Reserve Fund Ballot Measure, visit:

Today’s action follows the introduction of an updated water bond proposal, which can be found here and here.