Governor Brown Acts on Legislation to Strengthen Criminal Justice


10-3-2015

SACRAMENTO Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has acted on the following bills to strengthen criminal justice in California:

AB 69 by Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) Peace officers: body-worn cameras.
AB 71 by Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) Criminal justice: reporting.
AB 256 by Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr. (D-Los Angeles) Falsifying evidence.
AB 303 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) Searches: county jails.
AB 538 by Assemblymember Nora Campos (D-San Jose) Actions for damages: felony offenses: victim notification.
AB 953 by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego) Law enforcement: racial profiling.
AB 1328 by Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber (D-San Diego) Criminal procedure: withholding of evidence.
SB 11 by Senator Jim Beall (D-San Jose) Peace officer training: mental health.
SB 29 by Senator Jim Beall (D-San Jose) Peace officer training: mental health.
SB 230 by Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) Sentencing: parole.
SB 261 by Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) Youth offender parole hearings.
SB 519 by Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) Youth offender parole hearings.
SB 621 by Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) Mentally ill offender crime reduction grants.

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

AB 144 by Assemblymember Devon J. Mathis (R-Visalia) Dumping. A veto message can be found here.
AB 487 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) Parole hearings: notification of district attorneys. A veto message can be found here.
AB 849 by Assemblymember Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) Crimes: causing an explosion. A veto message can be found here.
SB 168 by Senator Ted Gaines (R-Roseville) Unmanned aircraft systems. A veto message can be found here.
SB 170 by Senator Ted Gaines (R-Roseville) Unmanned aircraft systems: correctional facilities. A veto message can be found here.
SB 271 by Senator Ted Gaines (R-Roseville) Unmanned aircraft systems. A veto message can be found here.
SB 333 by Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) Controlled substances. A veto message can be found here.
SB 347 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) Firearms: prohibited persons. A veto message can be found here.
SB 510 by Senator Isadore Hall III (D-Compton) Speed contests and reckless driving: impounded vehicles. A veto message can be found here.
SB 716 by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) Animal cruelty: elephants. A veto message can be found here.
SB 722 by Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) Sex offenders: GPS monitoring: removal. A veto message can be found here.

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

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