The House on Thursday passed a broad bill that aims to boost energy efficiency and renewable energy sources as part of an attempt to combat climate change. Last week, he signed AB 1867, legislation that immediately ensured access to paid sick leave for every California employee, closing gaps in federal and state law. This week, California lawmakers debated hundreds of bills, as the 2017-18 legislative session came to a close. Bill Information; California Law; Publications; Other Resources; My Subscriptions; My Favorites; Bill Information >> Bill Search; Bill Search. This WWW site is maintained by the Legislative Counsel of California, pursuant to California law. California lawmakers have passed a bill intended to fix a legal disparity that treats gay sex offences more severely than straight ones, despite far-right anger and death threats. California would eliminate a disparity in its statutory rape laws that critics say is a discriminatory vestige of the historic criminalization of gay sex, under a bill sent to Gov. Using the new search options, you can now find bills using the following criteria: status, author, committee or floor location, and date ranges for various legislative actions on a bill. California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced on Saturday that he signed several marijuana-related bills into law—including one that will let legal businesses take advantage of … The bill passed the Assembly and Senate on split votes, with some members objecting to what they saw as an easing of punishments against those who have sex with minors. The most recent legislative business day is listed first. Here's what could change under newly passed bills awaiting Gov. Totals for This Congress are calculated below. Bill Search >> Text Search >> Advanced Search >> Bill Number: House: Statute Year: Chapter Number: Session Year: Author: Code: Code Section: Keyword(s): For a phrase: "Surround it with Quotes" Bills Returned: 5423. Bill Text: AB4: An act to amend Section 14007.8 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to Medi-Cal. California will enact sweeping new restrictions on medical exemptions for vaccines under bills signed by Gov. California will ring in 2020 with hundreds of new state laws addressing a range of issues including monthly limits on gun purchases, more protections against high … Bill Text: AB16: An act relating to tenancies. "Yesterday in Congress" provides easy access to legislation introduced, reported, passed, and considered by the full House or Senate each legislative day. The Democrat-led California General Assembly has OK’d legislation that would ease the criminal punishments for LGBT adults who sodomize or perform oral sex on underage teenagers. Governor Newsom has enacted other components of his worker protection package in recent weeks. In addition, you may perform a more complex bill search by combining criteria … Keyword(s): For a phrase: "Surround it with Quotes" Bills Returned: 0 0 A measure that grants California nurse practitioners the ability to practice without physician supervision passed the state legislature Monday, the culmination of a long and contentious legislative journey. A bill creating a task force to study how reparations could be implemented statewide passed the California Assembly this week as Black Lives Matter protests across the U.S. force leaders to … SB 145 passed the California Assembly by a bare minimum vote of 41-18 before passing 23-10 in the state Senate, the Chronicle reported, though some lawmakers raised concerns that the bill allows for mistreatment of minors. Tweet. Welcome to the official site for California legislative information. Here are a few that will have the biggest impact in the years to come (if Gov. by CalMatters in News on September 13, 2019 12:35 PM. Here Are The 2019 Bills California Has Passed So Far — Now It's Up To Newsom. The California Legislature has passed legislation that could pave the way for children to be subjected to sexual abuse or exploitation while their abusers suffer few consequences. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed two bills that limit medical exemptions for vaccines of schoolchildren.. In May, some of the most prominent bills stalled completely, leading Liam Dillon of the LA Times to refer to the month as a “bloodbath for California housing bills.” Senate Bill 50–the much-discussed bill that would have significantly changed land use across the state–met an abrupt shelving in May, and would not return for the remainder of the session. The California legislative session ended last Friday night. Gavin Newsom, who will decide whether or not to sign them. Senate lawmakers passed a controversial bill, known as AB 5, after months of uproar from businesses and gig companies such as Uber and Lyft. A new bill headed to Governor Gavin Newsom's desk would lower penalties for adults who have consensual sex with a minor if the offender is within 10 years of age with the victim. The House Committee reports its determinations to the chamber, while the Senate Committee makes recommendations which the Senate may then adopt. Legislation builds on urgent action undertaken by the Administration to tackle California’s housing affordability crisis SACRAMENTO – Building on the state’s historic actions and investments this year to tackle the housing affordability crisis, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed 18 bills designed to help jumpstart housing production. The House of Representatives Selection Committee and the Senate Selection of Bills Committee routinely consider whether bills should be referred to committees for inquiry and report. California lawmakers late Monday approved two bills to overhaul law enforcement practices, but let more wide-reaching and controversial pieces of police reform legislation die without a vote. In that case, the court held that most workers are employees, ought to be classified as such, and the burden of proof for classifying individuals as independent contractors belongs to the hiring entity. Unfortunately, not enough of her fellow Democrats agreed, and the bill just barely passed through both Houses of the California legislature. Legislation on virginity testing, a green new deal, gig-economy labor law, pelvic floor therapy, housing policy will be the talk of California in the coming year. He also advanced … Gavin Newsom's signature. A controversial bill seeking to end discrimination against California’s LGBTQ youth passed both state chambers on August 31.. With a California Assembly vote … The bill will require businesses to … Bills passed by both the California Assembly and Senate will go on to Gov. The bill passed in a 29-to-11 vote in the State Senate and will apply to app-based companies, despite their efforts to negotiate an exemption. Under SB 276, California… The bill gained momentum as the pandemic put a spotlight on health care disparities and workforce shortages. California Assembly Bill 5 or AB 5 is a state statute that expands a landmark Supreme Court of California case, Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court ("Dynamex"). Scott Wiener is a … Bill Text: SR1: Relative to holdover Senators. The University of California, California State University, Equal Rights Advocates (who co-sponsored the bill) and dozens of legal and advocacy groups all support the legislation… The claim: California passed 'pro-pedophilia' legislation to remove the felony status of sex with minors. 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