SB 25- Elections: Ballot Order
This bill is an effort to boost turnout in local elections. Offices and Propositions will follow a simple ballot order from the most local offices to the President and national elections. Current law known as the California Voter Participation Rights Act prohibits local cities from having standalone elections, forcing city and school district elections to be consolidated with statewide and national election dates.
SB 254- 254 ABC “DNC”
This bill to give clear statutory authority for alcohol delivery companies while at the same time establishing basic consumer protections, including that the driver is over the age of 21, the person they are delivering alcohol to is over the age of 21, and that the delivery is made to person to person instead of dropping off at a door step.
SB 275- Young Adult Treatment Recovery Act
This bill would enact the Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults Alcohol and Drug Treatment and Recovery Program Act, with similar provisions to, in part, require the program to provide prevention, early intervention, and treatment services for children, adolescents, and young adults.
SB 354- IEP Translations
This bill would require a local education agency (LEA) upon request by a parent to translate the completed Individualized Education Plan (IEP) as well as any revisions to the IEP in the native language of the parent(s) within 30 days of being requested.
SB 399- Autism
This bill will eliminate the existing statutory obstacles and require health insurance coverage for all forms of behavioral health treatment for Californians with Autism Spectrum Disorder without diminishing consumer protections.
SB 419- Legislative Harassment Retaliation Act
This bill will cover all related forms of harassment and explicitly apply the anti-retaliation protections of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to legislative employees and lobbyists.
SB 459- Gun Inspection
This bill would require the Department of Justice to conduct inspections of licensed firearms dealers at least every 3 years.
SB 502- Public Rail Systems: AED
This requires a public entity that operates a rail transit system or a commuter train system to ensure that each train has an automated external defibrillator (AED) as part of its safety equipment.
SB 746- LEGR Gun Fix
This bill will add the authorization of a person who has an outstanding warrant for a felony or misdemeanor to transfer their firearms or ammunition to a licensed firearms dealer for the duration of the prohibition. Under current law it is unclear if the surrender procedures for firearms and ammunition apply to all temporary prohibitions.
SB 832- Film Tax Credit
This bill would allow and extend the credits through 2024-2025. The first iterations of the California film and television tax credit program have been highly successful.
SB 972- ID’s: Suicide Prevention Hotline
This bill would require schools in grades 7-12 and higher education to issue on pupil identification cards a suicide prevention hotline telephone number commencing July 1, 2019.
SB 1100- One Gun a Month/ 21 Years of Age
This bill would prohibit the sale or transfer of any firearm by a licensed dealer, except as specially exempted, to any person below the age of 21 years. This bill will also extend one gun a month to long guns as well as handguns.
SB 1126- Arroyo Seco Tributary
This bill would include the Arroyo Seco and the Flint Wash as part of the Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries Working Group revitalization plan.
SB 1133- Los Angeles Basin Water Plan
The bill would authorize the Los Angeles Regional Water Board, to accept certain funds from the Los Angeles County Flood Control District and spend them to prepare a major revision to the Basin Plan for the Los Angeles region.
SB 1154- Aids Healthcare Foundation
This bill would require the State Department of Health Care Services to determine a per capita rate of payment to a managed care plan for services provided to Medi-Cal beneficiaries with HIV or AIDS.
SB 1177- Summer Bridge Program Fund
This bill would create a partially self-funded account that would allow classified school employees to contribute a small portion of their paycheck, which will be matched 2:1 by the state.
SB 1195- PERS PORAC
This bill will add PORAC’s Health Benefits Trust to the code section allowing them to of-fer regional rates to their members, should they choose to do so in the future. This change only affects PORAC’s Trust and PORAC’s own members, and only if they choose to offer regional rates in the future.
SB 1214- K-12 Teacher Tax Relief
This bill would allow teachers with preliminary credentials to claim a $2,500 above-the-line tax deduction on their personal state income taxes for fees incurred toward the completion of an Induction Program approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
SB 1243- P-TECH
This bill would establish the California State Pathways in Technology (CA P-TECH) Program as a public-private partnership for purposes of preparing California students for high-skill jobs of the future.
SB 1263- Insurance Coverage Declared Disaster
This bill would provide automatic additional replacement cost coverage for the insured to rebuild the dwelling destroyed after a declared disaster.
SB 1266- Public Safety: Burglaries
This bill will require that anyone with a prior burglary offense who is subsequently convicted of 2nd Degree Burglary serve a mandatory minimum of 180 days in county jail.
SB 1317- Sober Living Facilities
This bill allows local governments to adopt a health and safety ordinance that complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 in order to reasonably regulate residential sober living facilities who serve six or fewer persons
SB 1360- South Korean Driver’s License
This bill will establish a reciprocal issuance of California driver licenses with South Korea
SB 1422- Plastic in Drinking Water
This bill would require water districts in California to include levels of micro plastics in their annual reports of contaminants in drinking water.
SB 1436- DNA Paternity Testing
This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation relating to homeless encampments in California.
SB 328- School Start Time
This bill would require the school day for middle schools and high schools begin no earlier than 8:30 a.m. Studies show that pushing back the school day sees an increase in attendance rates, grade point averages, and test scores as students get their full recommend amount of sleep and earlier start times may create problems for parents who drop their kids off before heading to work in the morning.
*Assembly Floor Reconsideration