Author Archive | renee

Toolkit for year-end in-district meetings

The elections are over! And the blue wave washed over our statehouse as well. We have regained the Democratic supermajorities in both the state Senate (28D-12R) and Assembly (60D-20R) and have a new governor. The next two-year legislative session kicks into gear on January 7, 2019 (the first Monday of the year). We want to […]

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AB 3131 Vetoed by Governor Brown

We are devastated to share the news that on Thursday, 9/29 Governor Brown vetoed AB 3131, which would have held law enforcement accountable to their communities when they wanted to get military-grade weapons. In his veto message, he said that AB 3131 was “overbroad” and “creates an unnecessary bureaucratic hurdle” for law enforcement. We strongly […]

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How to Research a Bill Using LegInfo

How to Research a Bill Using LegInfo Contents Search Text Status History Votes Bill Analysis Search You can look up your favorite bill by its number at bit.ly/CAbillsearch. Type the bill number into the input area and click Search. If you are searching for a bill from a previous legislative session, change the Session Year […]

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Upcoming Hearings: Week of 7/2

Upcoming committee hearing dates This information is from LegInfo, which sometimes can be out of date. Check the committee web page for the full hearing agenda. Priority bills AB 3 – Bonta, Rob (D, AD 18) – Raises age to 21 for buying a gun and prohibits anyone from buying more than one gun per […]

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Upcoming Hearings: Week of 6/18 and beyond

Upcoming committee hearing dates The next important legislative deadline is Friday, June 22. That’s the last day for bills to pass out of policy committees, so it’s going to be a busy two weeks! This information is from LegInfo, which sometimes can be out of date. Check the committee web page for the full hearing […]

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Upcoming Hearings: Week of 6/11 and beyond

Upcoming committee hearing dates This information is from LegInfo, which sometimes can be out of date. Check the committee web page for the full hearing agenda. Priority bills AB 1775 – Muratsuchi, Al (D, AD 66) – Prohibits the development of new oil pipelines and other infrastructure in coastal waters controlled by the California State […]

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Upcoming Hearings: Week of 6/4 and beyond

Upcoming committee hearing dates The following hearings are happening this month. If you care about these bills and your rep is on the committee, call your rep! This information is from LegInfo, which sometimes can be out of date. Check the committee web page for the full hearing agenda. Priority bills AB 3 – Bonta, […]

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