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Governor Newsom Issues Legislative Update 10.7.23

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

  • AB 1 by Assemblymember Tina McKinnor (D-Los Angeles) – Collective bargaining: Legislature.
  • AB 3 by Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur (D-Los Angeles) – Offshore wind energy: reports.
  • AB 34 by Assemblymember Avelino Valencia (D-Anaheim) – Elections: County of Orange Citizens Redistricting Commission.
  • AB 43 by Assemblymember Chris R. Holden (D-Pasadena) – Greenhouse gas emissions: building materials: embodied carbon trading system.
  • AB 50 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) – Public utilities: timely service: customer energization.
  • AB 95 by Assemblymember Josh Hoover (R-Folsom) – Pupil nutrition: pupil meals.
  • AB 126 by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-Colton) – Vehicular air pollution: Clean Transportation Program: vehicle registration and identification plate service fees: smog abatement fee: extension.
  • AB 251 by Assemblymember Christopher Ward (D-San Diego) – California Transportation Commission: vehicle weight safety study.
  • AB 275 by Assemblymember Christopher Ward (D-San Diego) – School governance: governing boards: pupil members: compensation.
  • AB 317 by Assemblymember Dr. Akilah Weber (D-San Diego) –Pharmacist service coverage.
  • AB 336 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Riverside) – Contractors: workers’ compensation insurance.
  • AB 339 by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) – Qualified ABLE Program: age limit.
  • AB 349 by Assemblymember James C. Ramos (D-Highland) – Patton State Hospital: lease: housing and mental health services for homeless individuals.
  • AB 370 by Assemblymember Dawn Addis (D-Morro Bay) – Pupil instruction: State Seal of Biliteracy.
  • AB 373 by Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Intersession programs: foster children and homeless youth: priority access.
  • AB 418 by Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D-Encino) – The California Food Safety Act. A signing message can be found here.
  • AB 425 by Assemblymember David Alvarez (D-San Diego) – Medi-Cal: pharmacogenomic testing.
  • AB 470 by Assemblymember Avelino Valencia (D-Anaheim) – Continuing medical education: physicians and surgeons.
  • AB 472 by Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland) – Classified school district and community college employees: compulsory leaves of absence: compensation.
  • AB 473 by Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) – Motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors, and dealers.
  • AB 494 by Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) – Robert F. Kennedy Farm Workers Medical Plan.
  • AB 570 by Assemblymember James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) – Fire protection: Special District Fire Response Fund: county service areas.
  • AB 581 by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) – Rehabilitative program providers.
  • AB 585 by Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) – Climate change: infrastructure and clean energy projects: assessments.
  • AB 631 by Assemblymember Gregg Hart (D-Santa Barbara) – Oil and gas: enforcement: penalties.
  • AB 665 by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) – Minors: consent to mental health services. A signing message can be found here.
  • AB 678 by Assemblymember David Alvarez (D-San Diego) – Biomethane procurement targets or goals: core transport agents.
  • AB 682 by Assemblymember Devon Mathis (R-Porterville) – State Water Resources Control Board: online search tool: funding applications.
  • AB 690 by Assemblymember Phillip Chen (R-Yorba Linda) – Legal document assistants and unlawful detainer assistants.
  • AB 714 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) – Pupil instruction: newcomer pupils: curriculum frameworks: high school coursework and graduation requirements: exemptions and alternatives.
  • AB 764 by Assemblymember Isaac Bryan (D-Los Angeles) – Local redistricting.
  • AB 781 by Assemblymember Brian Maienschein (D-San Diego) – Accessibility to emergency information and services: emergency shelters: persons with pets.
  • AB 835 by Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San Jose) – State Fire Marshal: building standards: single-exit, single stairway apartment houses: report.
  • AB 840 by Assemblymember Dawn Addis (D-Morro Bay) –Tied-house exceptions: advertising.
  • AB 844 by Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Zero-emission trucks: insurance.
  • AB 883 by Assemblymember Devon Mathis (R-Porterville) – Business licenses: United States Department of Defense SkillBridge program.
  • AB 904 by Assemblymember Lisa Calderon (D-Whittier) – Health care coverage: doulas.
  • AB 917 by Assemblymember Liz Ortega (D-San Leandro) – Low-cost automobile insurance program.
  • AB 935 by Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) – Tobacco sales: flavored tobacco ban.
  • AB 1007 by Assemblymember Liz Ortega (D-San Leandro) – Occupational safety and health standards: plume.
  • AB 1013 by Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) – On-sale general public premises: drug testing devices.
  • AB 1016 by Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Sr. (D-Los Angeles) – Pest control operations: aircraft operations: private applicator.
  • AB 1097 by Assemblymember Luz Rivas (D-Sylmar) – Use tax: registration: qualified purchaser.
  • AB 1125 by Assemblymember Gregg Hart (D-Santa Barbara) – Vehicle Code: infractions.
  • AB 1132 by Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Burbank) – Solar energy systems: permit fees.
  • AB 1159 by Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters) – California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: natural and working lands: market-based compliance mechanisms.
  • AB 1167 by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) – Oil and gas: acquisition: bonding requirements. A signing message can be found here.
  • AB 1172 by Assemblymember Lisa Calderon (D-Whittier) – Integrated energy policy report: fusion energy.
  • AB 1175 by Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) – Outdoor advertising displays: redevelopment agency project areas.
  • AB 1227 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Campbell) – Elections: County of Santa Clara.
  • AB 1253 by Assemblymember Brian Maienschein (D-San Diego) – Hearsay: exceptions.
  • AB 1273 by Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D-Oakland) – Classified employees: Classified Employee Staffing Ratio Workgroup.
  • AB 1305 by Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D-Encino) – Voluntary carbon market disclosures.
  • AB 1327 by Assemblymember Dr. Akilah Weber (D-San Diego) –Interscholastic athletics: California Interscholastic Federation: racial discrimination, harassment, or hazing.
  • AB 1373 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) – Energy.
  • AB 1403 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) – Public safety: fireworks: enforcement: funding.
  • AB 1439 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) – Low-income housing tax credit: farmworker housing.
  • AB 1445 by Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) – The Neng Thao Drowning Prevention Safety Act.
  • AB 1452 by Assemblymember Devon Mathis (R-Porterville) – State Capitol: Iraq Afghanistan Kuwait Veterans Memorial monument.
  • AB 1481 by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner (D-Encinitas) – Medi-Cal: presumptive eligibility.
  • AB 1606 by Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Driver’s license renewal alternatives.
  • AB 1697 by Assemblymember Pilar Schiavo (D-San Fernando Valley) – Uniform Electronic Transactions Act.
  • AB 1704 by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) – Alcoholic beverage licenses.
  • SB 33 by Senator Steven Glazer (D-Orinda) – Commercial financing: disclosures.
  • SB 38 by Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) – Battery energy storage facilities: emergency response and emergency action plans.
  • SB 48 by Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park) – Building Energy Savings Act.
  • SB 49 by Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park) – Renewable energy: Department of Transportation: evaluation.
  • SB 88 by Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) – Pupil transportation: driver qualifications.
  • SB 97 by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) – Criminal procedure: writ of habeas corpus.
  • SB 253 by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) – Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act. A signing message can be found here.
  • SB 261 by Senator Henry Stern (D-Los Angeles) – Greenhouse gases: climate-related financial risk.  A signing message can be found here.
  • SB 272 by Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) – Sea level rise: planning and adaptation.
  • SB 273 by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) – Tidelands and submerged lands: City and County of San Francisco: Piers 30-32: mixed-use development.
  • SB 286 by Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) – Offshore wind energy projects.
  • SB 306 by Senator Anna Caballero (D-Merced) – Climate change: Equitable Building Decarbonization Program: Extreme Heat Action Plan.
  • SB 309 by Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose) – Correctional facilities: religious accommodations.
  • SB 314 by Senator Angelique Ashby (D-Sacramento) – County of Sacramento Redistricting Commission.
  • SB 319 by Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) – Electricity: transmission planning and permitting.
  • SB 335 by Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose) – Transactions and use taxes: County of Santa Clara.
  • SB 337 by Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) – Environmental protection: lands and coastal waters conservation goal.
  • SB 355 by Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) – Multifamily Affordable Housing Solar Roofs Program.
  • SB 410 by Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park) – Powering Up Californians Act. A signing message can be found here.
  • SB 416 by Senator John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) – State agencies: building and renovation projects: LEED certification.
  • SB 434 by Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) – Transit operators: street harassment survey.
  • SB 449 by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) – Peace officers: Peace Officer Standards Accountability Advisory Board.
  • SB 461 by Senator Aisha Wahab (D-Hayward) – Days and hours of work: religious or cultural observance.
  • SB 465 by Senator Aisha Wahab (D-Hayward) – Refugees.
  • SB 478 by Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) – Consumers Legal Remedies Act: advertisements.
  • SB 496 by Senator Monique Limόn (D-Santa Barbara) – Biomarker testing.
  • SB 555 by Senator Aisha Wahab (D-Hayward) – Stable Affordable Housing Act of 2023.
  • SB 601 by Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) – Professions and vocations: contractors: home improvement contracts: prohibited business practices: limitation of actions.
  • SB 602 by Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera) – Trespass.
  • SB 605 by Senator Steve Padilla (D-San Diego) – Wave and tidal energy.
  • SB 650 by Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) – Gaming: charitable raffles.
  • SB 677 by Senator Catherine Blakespear (D-Encinitas) – Intercity rail: LOSSAN Rail Corridor.
  • SB 700 by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) – Employment discrimination: cannabis use.
  • SB 701 by Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) – Fruit and vegetable wholesalers: registration fees.
  • SB 746 by Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) – Energy conservation contracts: alternate energy equipment: green hydrogen: Tri-Valley-San Joaquin Valley Regional Rail Authority.
  • SB 757 by Senator Bob Archuleta (D-Pico Rivera) – Railroads: contract crew transportation vehicles.
  • SB 770 by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) – Health care: unified health care financing.
  • SB 775 by Senator Steve Padilla (D-San Diego) – Vehicles: zero-emission schoolbuses: signage.
  • SB 786 by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-Burbank) – Prescription drug pricing.
  • SB 791 by Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) – Postsecondary education: academic and administrative employees: disclosure of sexual harassment.
  • SB 800 by Senator Anna Caballero (D-Merced) – Advanced Air Mobility, Zero-Emission, and Electrification Aviation Advisory Panel.
  • SB 808 by Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) – California State University: annual report: sexual harassment reports: formal sexual harassment complaints.

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

  • AB 85 by Assemblymember Dr. Akilah Weber (D-San Diego) – Social determinants of health: screening and outreach. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 299 by Assemblymember Chris R. Holden (D-Pasadena) – Hazing: educational institutions: civil liability: resources. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 309 by Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San Jose) – The Social Housing Act. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 371 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) – Housing programs: tribal housing program. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 469 by Assemblymember Vince Fong (R-Bakersfield) – California Public Records Act Ombudsperson. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 576 by Assemblymember Dr. Akilah Weber (D-San Diego) –Medi-Cal: reimbursement for abortion. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 589 by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner (D-Encinitas) – Homeless youth: transitional housing. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 608 by Assemblymember Pilar Schiavo (D-San Fernando Valley) – Medi-Cal: comprehensive perinatal services. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 620 by Assemblymember Damon Connolly (D-San Rafael) – Health care coverage for metabolic disorders. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 632 by Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson) – Health care coverage: prostate cancer screening. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 719 by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner (D-Encinitas) – Medi-Cal: nonmedical and nonemergency medical transportation. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 907 by Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) – Coverage for PANDAS and PANS. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 931 by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) – Prior authorization: physical therapy. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1015 by Assemblymember Lisa Calderon (D-Whittier) – Diaper and Wipe Distribution Program. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1060 by Assemblymember Liz Ortega (D-San Leandro) – Health care coverage: naloxone hydrochloride. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1085 by Assemblymember Brian Maienschein (D-San Diego) – Medi-Cal: housing support services. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1123 by Assemblymember Dawn Addis (D-Morro Bay) – California State University: employees: paid parental leave of absence. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1215 by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) – Pets Assistance With Support Grant Program: homeless shelters: domestic violence shelters: pets. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1248 by Assemblymember Isaac Bryan (D-Los Angeles) – Local redistricting: independent redistricting commissions. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1432 by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) – Health care coverage. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1451 by Assemblymember Corey Jackson (D-Moreno Valley) – Urgent and emergency mental health and substance use disorder treatment. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1478 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Riverside) – Maternal health: community-based comprehensive perinatal care: database of referral networks. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1604 by Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D-Oakland) – Charter schools: school facilities: Charter School Facility Grant Program: conduit financing. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1645 by Assemblymember Rick Chavez Zbur (D-Los Angeles) – Health care coverage: cost sharing. A veto message can be found here.
  • AB 1699 by Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) – K–14 classified employees: part-time or full-time vacancies: public postings. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 17 by Senator Anna Caballero (D-Merced) – Senior housing: tax credits. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 18 by Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) – Housing programs: Tribal Housing Reconstitution and Resiliency Act. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 52 by Senator María Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles) – Redistricting: large charter cities. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 58 by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) – Controlled substances: decriminalization of certain hallucinogenic substances. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 90 by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) – Health care coverage: insulin affordability. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 257 by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-Burbank) – Health care coverage: diagnostic imaging. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 271 by Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) – Powered wheelchairs: repair. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 390 by Senator Monique Limόn (D-Santa Barbara) – Voluntary carbon offsets: business regulation. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 403 by Senator Aisha Wahab (D-Hayward) – Discrimination on the basis of ancestry.  A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 420 by Senator Josh Becker (D-Menlo Park) – Electricity: electrical transmission facility projects. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 433 by Senator Dave Cortese (D-San Jose) – Classified school and community college employees: disciplinary hearings: appeals: impartial third-party hearing officers. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 486 by Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) – Interscholastic athletics: California Interscholastic Federation: state football championships: neutral locations.  A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 619 by Senator Steve Padilla (D-San Diego) – State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission: certification of facilities: electrical transmission projects. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 635 by Senator Caroline Menjivar (D-San Fernando Valley/Burbank) – Health care coverage: hearing aids. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 657 by Senator Anna Caballero (D-Merced) – Homelessness services staff training. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 694 by Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) – Medi-Cal: self-measured blood pressure devices and services. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 773 by Senator Steven Glazer (D-Orinda) – CalWORKs: homeless assistance. A veto message can be found here.
  • SB 842 by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) – Energy: petroleum refinery turnaround and maintenance. A veto message can be found here.

For full text of the bills, visit: http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov.

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