Governor Newsom Issues Legislative Update 7.27.23

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed the following bills:

  • AB 231 by Assemblymember Phillip Chen (R-Yorba Linda) – Shareholders’ meetings: remote communication.
  • AB 356 by Assemblymember Devon Mathis (R-Porterville) – California Environmental Quality Act: aesthetic impacts.
  • AB 569 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) – California State University: Cybersecurity Regional Alliances and Multistakeholder Partnerships Pilot Program.
  • AB 584 by Assemblymember Gregg Hart (D-Santa Barbara) – California Coastal Act of 1976: coastal development: emergency waiver.
  • AB 655 by Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Irvine) – Fish and wildlife: aquatic invasive species: Caulerpa.
  • AB 706 by Assemblymember Luz Rivas (D-Sylmar) – Leasing of public lands: minerals other than oil and gas.
  • AB 712 by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) – CalFresh: hot and prepared foods.
  • AB 826 by Assemblymember Phillip Chen (R-Yorba Linda) – Podiatric medicine: continuing education.
  • AB 889 by Assemblymember Joe Patterson (R-Rocklin) – Pupil safety: parental notification: synthetic drugs.
  • AB 902 by Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) – Ambulances: fee and toll exemptions.
  • AB 952 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) – Dental coverage disclosures.
  • AB 1311 by Assemblymember Esmeralda Soria (D-Fresno) – Public postsecondary education: allied health programs: assessment.
  •  AB 1320 by Assemblymember Josh Hoover (R-Folsom) – California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices: supplemental destination signs: museums.
  • AB 1583 by the Committee on Agriculture – California Seed Law: subventions: sunset extension.
  • AB 1611 by Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) – Fish and Game Code: violations.
  • AB 1706 by Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D-Oakland) – Public trust lands: Encinal Terminals public trust lands: City of Alameda.
  • AB 1754 by the Committee on Judiciary – Maintenance of the codes.
  • AB 1760 by the Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife – Fish and Game Code.
  • AB 1766 by the Committee on Labor and Employment – Division of Occupational Safety and Health: regulations.

The Governor also announced that he has vetoed the following bill:

  • AB 1506 by Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) – Foster youth. A veto message can be found here.

  For full text of the bills, visit: