Here is a link to the California Bill:
CURRENT BILL STATUS
MEASURE : S.B. No. 1582
AUTHOR(S) : Simitian and Maldonado (Coauthors: Assembly Members
Evans and Lieber).
TOPIC : Ocean resources: ocean rangers.
+LAST AMENDED DATE : 06/19/2008
TYPE OF BILL :
Majority Vote Required
Non-State-Mandated Local Program
LAST HIST. ACT. DATE: 06/24/2008
LAST HIST. ACTION : Set, first hearing. Failed passage in committee.
Reconsideration granted. Set, first hearing. Failed
passage in committee.
COMM. LOCATION : ASM PUBLIC SAFETY
COMM. ACTION DATE : 06/24/2008
COMM. ACTION : Set, second hearing. Failed passage.
TITLE : An act to add Section 410.15 to the Code of Civil
Procedure, to add Section 780 to the Penal Code, and to
add and repeal Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section
72435) of Division 38 of the Public Resources Code,
relating to ocean resources.