(Gatto) Floor: 23-13-3
The Aliso Canyon gas leak in October 2015 was the worst single gas leak in US history and directly affected thousands of families in northern Los Angeles County. AB2748 would have ensured that victims who win payouts in environmental disasters (for example, assistance with food and shelter) would not lose their rights to bring forth legal challenges in the future if more complications arose related to the disaster. AB2748 would have ensured that citizens have the opportunity to hold companies accountable for environmental disasters. It was vetoed by the Governor.