|By The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, Calif.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
On Monday, we updated legislation by local senators following the
Chesbro's bills include:
--AB 388: Specifies that community colleges may provide courses and programs including, but not limited to professional development, development of language skills, and job services for individuals with developmental disabilities, to the extent resources are available for those purposes. Pending in the
--AB 468: Initially involving timber harvest plans, bill was amended to address
--AB 504: Extends the sunset date of programs to regulate commercial sea cucumber fisheries from 2016 to 2017. Pending in the
--AB 520: Allows wine and spirits wholesalers to conduct retail on-sale tastings on behalf of a manufacturer without prior approval. Pending in the
--AB 881: Raises the oil spill and prevention fee from
--AB 997: Defines the role of local enforcement agencies under the state recycling act. Placed in
--AB 1101: Extends indefinitely the time during which oversized trucks transporting livestock may travel on
--AB 1570: Expands training requirements for state
--AB 1595: Brings statute regarding the
--AB 1618: Permits certain specified tribal officials access to juvenile court case files of children who are members of or eligible for membership in, that tribe. Pending in
--AB 1642: Extends the sunset date to 2021 on state programs to address Pierce's disease and glassy-winged sharpshooters upon approval of a referendum by grape growers. Assigned to
--AB 1782: Increase from
--AB 1826: Requires generators of of specified amounts of organic waste, ranging from one to eight cubic yards per week, to arrange recycling services for that material. Pending in the
--AB 1847: Deletes certain offensive and outdated terms once used to describe mental health conditions and disabilities in various
--AB 1914: Requires the state
--AB 1943: Reduces city of
--AB 1946: Involves high schools in small, rural school districts. Held in Assembly Appropriations Committee.
--AB 1989: Allows underage students in winemaking and brewing programs to taste alcoholic beverages as necessary for class. Pending in the
--AB 2005: Expands membership of the California Horse Racing Board to include four representatives of
--AB 2035: Clarifies that a juvenile who is determined to be a victim of commercial or sexual exploitation may be rendered a dependent of the court and increases training requirements on individuals required to provide assistance and support to commercially and sexually exploited children. Pending in the
--AB 2142: Prohibits the sale of timber from state forests to anyone who, within 24 months before the bid date, exported unprocessed timber from private lands into foreign commerce. Pending in the
--AB 2184: Authorizes the use of money from the state
--AB 2203: Prohibits the obliteration, mutilation or marking out of a manufacturer's name on metal beer kegs. Referred to
--AB 2239: Involves changes of ownership of forest land covered by nonindustrial timber management plans. Pending in the
--AB 2352: Involves enrollment priorities at community colleges for students concurrently enrolled in high school. Assigned to
--AB 2465: Requires Cal Fire to create a uniformed prescribed burn plan template for forest fuel treatment. Pending in the
--AB 2592: Requires the California Horse Racing Board to conduct an economic analysis whenever it considers a calendar change involving more than three days for county fair horse racing. Pending in the
Levine's bills include:
--AB 582: Require that
--AB 745: Allows open space districts to enter contract worth up to
--AB 747: Allows the state
--AB 1163: Requires CalPERS to establish a policy for providing education for board members. Pending in the
--AB 1171: Authorizes a pilot project allowing foster youth and nonminor dependents to create and access a personal online electronic record. Held in
--AB 1234: Expands confidentiality protections for information submitted by insurers to the state insurance commissioner, including making it inadmissible in civil court. Pending in
--AB 1537: Creates a pilot program for
--AB 1933: Authorize local governments to dollar-denominated senior unsecured unsubordinated obligations issued or unconditionally guaranteed by certain banks. Awaiting action by the governor.
--AB 1969: Requires CSU and community colleges, and requests UC, to coordinate efforts when procuring technology and software for enhancing student achievement. Pending in
--AB 1995: Allows the
--AB 2042: Originally dealt with leased cars but amended to establish a waiting list for state Air Resources Board's air quality improvement program. Assigned to Senate Environmental Quality and Transportation and Housing committees.
--AB 2071: Requires state agencies to determine whether using disinfected tertiary-treated recycled water for pasture animals is safe for public and animal health. Pending in
--AB 2098: Requires courts to consider a defendant's status as a veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or other forms of trauma when making specified sentencing determinations. Pending in
--AB 2101: Allows local contracting agencies involved child care and development services to maintain electronic records. Held in Assembly Appropriations Committee.
--AB 2152: Places limits and restrictions on colleges and universities contracting with federal intelligence agencies. Held in Assembly Approrpriations Committee.
--AB 2178: Establishes a blended learning pilot program, administered by the state
--AB 2198: Requires mental health professionals to complete a training program in suicide assessment, treatment and management. Pending in the
--AB 2264: Newly amended to allow crime victim restitution claims by disabled persons whose service dogs are killed or disabled by other dogs. Pending in
--AB 2297: Allows certain health facilities to use reliable alternative clean energy technologies as primary or backup power sources. Assigned to
--AB 2355: Encourages local governments to adopted standards developed by the
--AB 2393: Allows counties to double an existing
--AB 2398: Establishes a fine of up to
--AB 2457: Makes it misdemeanor, subject to six months in jail and a fine, to commit an assault or a battery at a stadium or arena on an event day. Pending in the
--AB 2488: Allows a licensed winegrower to apply to the operator of a certified farmers' market for authorization to conduct an instructional wine tasting at the market. Pending in the
--AB 2543: Allows an evaluation panel, rather than the treating psychiatrist, to determine whether a defendant has regained competency to stand trial. Held by
Yamada's bills include:
--AB 518: Continues community-based adult services as a
--AB 1434: Requires the
--AB 1553: Prohibits gender pricing for long-term care insurance policies. Held in Assembly Insurance Committee.
--AB 1580: Institutes review measures and controls on the expenditure of morale, welfare and recreation funds at state
--AB 1816: Requires the
--AB 1965: Authorizes restaurants to allow pet dogs in outdoor dining areas. Also allows local governments to adopt ordinances prohibiting dogs in outdoor dining areas. Pending in the
--AB 2144: Requires state
--AB 2251: Provides investigative and enforcement authority to state
--AB 2349: Establishes the
--AB 2505: Allows dairies with no more than three cows or water buffalo or 15 goats, sheep or other hooved mammals to sell raw milk. Held by Assembly Agriculture Committee.
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