Legislation - California's Earthquake Legislation California's Earthquake Legislation Generally follows every earthquake Attempts to alleviate

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California’s Earthquake Legislation
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Generally follows every earthquake Attempts to alleviate problem observed California’s Earthquake Legislation
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Legislation, Paso Robles Earthquake Associated with M6 and M5 eqs in late September Paso Robles, 2003- $250,000 in damage Unreinforced brick bldgs must post signs Encourages the retofitting of unrinforced brick by not requiring other non- seismic improvements
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1933 Long Beach Earthquake
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Unreinforced masonry failure 120 schools destoyed; 70 damaged Franklin Junior High School
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The Field Act 5 teachers killed Field Act passed Gave the state authority to supervise structures built for schools 1984: private schools included
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1971 San Fernando Earthquake
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Alquist-Priolo Act Prohibits building structures for human occupancy on active faults
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1989, Loma Prieta Earthquake
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This act addresses the fact that areas tend to respond the same during an earthquake Maps indicate areas
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Legislation - California's Earthquake Legislation California's Earthquake Legislation Generally follows every earthquake Attempts to alleviate

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