Legislative Update 09/29/2004


Governor Schwarzenegger signed 52 bills and vetoed 31 bills.

Bills Signed:


SB 6 by Senator Dede Alpert (D-San Diego) - School facilities: needs assessment: emergency repairs.

SB 50 by Senator Byron Sher (D-Stanford) - Solid waste: hazardous electronic waste: solid waste disposal fees.

SB 451 by Senator Denise Ducheny (D-San Diego) - Taxation of possessory interests.

SB 512 by Senator Liz Figueroa (D-Sunol) - Marine resources: Pacific Fishery Management Council: Marine managed areas: state water quality protection areas.

SB 550 by Senator John Vasconcellos (D-Santa Clara) - Education.

SB 659 by Senator Nell Soto (D-Pomona) - Public Utilities Commission: rehearings and judicial review. Click here for signing message.

SB 1117 by Senator John Burton (D-San Francisco) - Tribal gaming: compact ratification.

SB 1307 by Senator Liz Figueroa (D-Sunol) - Wholesalers and manufacturers of dangerous drugs and devices.

SB 1357 by Senator Jack Scott (D-Altadena) - Foster care and adoption.

SB 1444 by Senator Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough) - Dietary supplements: steroid hormone precursors. Click here for signing message.

SB 1520 by Senator John Burton (D-San Francisco) - Force fed birds. Click here for signing message.

SB 1618 by Senator Jim Battin (R-La Quinta) - Employee compensation.

SB 1633 by Senator Liz Figueroa (D-Sunol) - Medical information privacy.

SB 1782 by Senator Sam Aanestad (R-Grass Valley) - Medical crimes: investigation and prosecution.

SB 1838 by Senator Wesley Chesbro (D-Arcata) - Alcohol and drug prevention and treatment programs.

SB 1914 by Committee on Business and Professions - Contractors: landscape architects: court reporters: geologists.

AB 32 by Assemblymember Simon Salinas (D-Salinas) - Housing: farmworker housing.

AB 135 by Assemblymember Sarah Reyes (D-Fresno) - Renewable energy resources. Click here for signing message.

AB 263 by Assemblymember Jenny Oropeza (D-Long Beach) - Corporation taxes: deduction: insurance company dividends.

AB 269 by Assemblymember Gene Mullin (D-South San Francisco) - Redevelopment: San Mateo County.

AB 379 by Assemblymember Gene Mullin (D-South San Francisco) - Family child care home education networks.

AB 675 by Assemblymember Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego) - Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund.

AB 825 by Assemblymember Marco Firebaugh (D-South Gate) - Education finance: categorical education program reform. Click here for signing message.

AB 864 by Assemblymember Marco Firebaugh (D-South Gate) - Gambling. Click here for signing message.

AB 1009 by Assemblymember Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) - Air pollution: heavy-duty vehicles: emissions.

AB 1079 by Assemblymember Rudy Bermudez (D-Norwalk) - Automotive repair.

AB 1465 by Assemblymember Wilma Chan (D-Oakland) - School facilities: new construction and modernization: small high schools.

AB 1550 by Assemblymember Jackie Goldberg (D-Los Angeles) - Concept 6 program.

AB 1629 by Assemblymember Dario Frommer (D-Los Angeles) - Health and dependent care facilities. Click here for signing message.

AB 1857 by Assemblymember Paul Koretz (D-West Hollywood)- Animal cruelty: exotic or native wild cat species: declawing.

AB 1950 by Assemblymember Patricia Wiggins (D-Santa Rosa) - Privacy: personal information.

AB 2141 by Assemblymember John Longville (D-San Bernardino) - Floodplain management: Alluvial Fan Task Force.

AB 2176 by Assemblymember Cindy Montanez (D-San Fernando) - Large venue and large event recycling programs.

AB 2277 by Assemblymember Mervyn Dymally (D-Compton) - Hazardous waste.

AB 2430 by Assemblymember Patricia Wiggins (D-Santa Rosa) - Commercial air carriers: hot air balloons. Click here for signing message.

AB 2445 by Assemblymember Joe Caniciamilla (D-Pittsburg) - Advance health care directives: registry.

AB 2503 by Assemblymember Carol Liu (D-La Canada Flintridge) - Rental vehicles: passenger vans.

AB 2525 by Committee on Education - Education: planning.

AB 2572 by Assemblymember Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego) - Water meters.

AB 2585 by Assemblymember Nicole Parra (D-Hanford) - San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: Joint Strike Fighter Impact Zone.

AB 2611 by Assemblymember Joseph Simitian (D-Palo Alto) - Elder and dependent adult abuse.

AB 2682 by Assemblymember Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Chino) - Pharmacy: out-of-state wholesalers.

AB 2687 by Assemblymember Joe Caniciamilla (D-Pittsburg) - Public administrators.

AB 2727 by Assemblymember Lynn Daucher (R-Brea) - Schools: uniform complaint process.

AB 2853 by Assemblymember John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) - Local government expenses: state mandates. Click here for signing message.

AB 2855 by Assemblymember John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) - Education: policies. Click here for signing message.

AB 2856 by Assemblymember John Laird (D-Santa Cruz) - State mandates: Commission on State Mandates. Click here for signing message.

AB 2901 by Assemblymember Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) - Solid waste: cell phones: recycling.

AB 2950 by Assemblymember Jackie Goldberg (D-Los Angeles) - Critically overcrowded school facilities.

AB 3001 by Assemblymember Mervyn Dymally (D-Compton) - Teachers.

AB 3089 by Committee on Governmental Organization - Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund.

AB 3095 by Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care - Crime.


Bills vetoed:

SB 89 by Senator Dede Alpert (D-San Diego) - Wild animals: domestic ferrets. Click here for veto message.

SB 215 by Senator Dede Alpert (D-San Diego) - Youth policy. Click here for veto message.

SB 888 by Senator Joseph Dunn (D-Santa Ana) - Employment: homeland security. Click here for veto message.

SB 1343 by Senator Martha Escutia (D-Whittier) - Child care: Infant and Toddler Care Master Plan. Click here for veto message.

SB 1451 by Senator Liz Figueroa (D-Sunol) - Privacy guarantees. Click here for veto message.

SB 1492 by Senator Joseph Dunn (D-Santa Ana) - Confidential information. Click here for veto message.

SB 1611 by Senator Denise Ducheny (D-San Diego) - Natural resources: fire prevention and suppression. Click here for veto message.

SB 1760 by Senator Don Perata (D-Oakland) - Sovereign immunity: waiver: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Click here for veto message.

SB 1841 by Senator Debra Bowen (D-Marina del Rey) - Electronic monitoring of employees. Click here for veto message.

SB 1897 by Senator John Burton (D-San Francisco) - Child care reform. Click here for veto message.

SB 1901 by Senator Richard Alarcon (D-Sun Valley) - Safety in employment: grape tasting. Click here for veto message.

AB 242 by Assemblymember Carol Liu (D-La Canada Flintridge) - Teachers. Click here for veto message.

AB 712 by Assemblymember Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) - Preschool for All Program. Click here for veto message.

AB 1297 by Assemblymember Dario Frommer (D-Los Angeles) - Insurance: tax avoidance. Click here for veto message.

AB 1426 by Assemblymember Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) - Affordable housing: greater Sacramento region. Click here for veto message.

AB 1650 by Assemblymember Joseph Simitian (D-Palo Alto) - Teacher Support and Development Act of 2005. Click here for veto message.

AB 1829 by Assemblymember Carol Liu (D-La Canada Flintridge) - Public contracts: services: domestic workers. Click here for veto message.

AB 1860 by Assemblymember Sarah Reyes (D-Fresno) - Charter schools. Click here for veto message.

AB 1874 by Assemblymember Rebecca Cohn (D-Saratoga) - Telecommunications: Information and Advanced Communications Deployment Act of 2004. Click here for veto message.

AB 1960 by Assemblymember Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) - Pharmacy benefits management. Click here for veto message.

AB 2042 by Assemblymember Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) - Ports: Port of Los Angeles: Port of Long Beach: air pollution. Click here for veto message.

AB 2055 by Assemblymember Lois Wolk (D-Davis) - General plan elements. Click here for veto message.

AB 2064 by Assemblymember Jackie Goldberg (D-Los Angeles) - Parks and recreation: active recreation. Click here for veto message.

AB 2152 by Assemblymember Jackie Goldberg (D-Los Angeles) - Pupil achievement grant program. Click here for veto message.

AB 2343 by Assemblymember Joe Nation (D-San Rafael) - School facilities: sprinkler systems. Click here for veto message.

AB 2388 by Assemblymember Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) - Harbors: harbor safety committees: membership. Click here for veto message.

AB 2596 by Assemblymember Carol Liu (D-La Canada Flintridge) - School Accountability Report Card: requirements. Click here for veto message.

AB 2631 by Assemblymember Lois Wolk (D-Davis) - Natural resources: invasive species. Click here for veto message.

AB 2750 by Assemblymember Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) - State employees: compensation. Click here for veto message.

AB 2783 by Assemblymember Joseph Simitian (D-Palo Alto) - Recording fees: Elder and Dependent Adult Financial Abuse Prevention Trust Fund. Click here for veto message.

AB 3034 by Assemblymember Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) - Environmental quality: biotechnology industry. Click here for veto message.