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May 28 - June 6

ACTION: If you are a California voter, contact your Assemblymember or State Senator now. 

Priority bills that are now before the Assembly or Senate, and MUST pass before June 1.

Legislative Update: twelve of our priority bills have passed all the committee hearings in the first house and are headed for floor votes next week! These bills must pass their first house by Friday, June 1st, in order to go on to the second house. More information on the state legislative process can be found here: https://ca.state-strong.org/index.php/guide/

The twelve priority bills are below: 

SB 822 - Wiener, Scott D. (D, SD 11) - Net Neutrality: Prohibits internet service providers from blocking, throttling, and prioritizing paid tiers of traffic if they use state-provided funding or infrastructure, like utility poles. 

SB 834 - Jackson, Hannah-Beth (D, SD 19) - Prohibits the development of new oil pipelines and other infrastructure in coastal waters controlled by the California State Lands Commission

SB 974 - Lara, Ricardo (D, SD 33) - Extends Medi-Cal to all those eligible, regardless of immigration status. 

SB 1100 - Portantino, Anthony J. (D, SD 25) - Raises age to 21 for buying a gun and prohibits anyone from buying more than one gun per month. 

SB 1186 - Hill, Jerry (D, SD 13) - Requires law enforcement agencies to develop and publicise a proposed Surveillance Use Policy for the use of each type of surveillance technology. 

SB 1421 - Skinner, Nancy (D, SD 09) - Permits public disclosure of records of police officers using firearms or other weapons, or involved sexual assault. 

SB 1449 - Leyva, Connie M. (D, SD 20) - Requires testing of rape kits. 

AB 1793 - Bonta, Rob (D, AD 18) - Allows automatic expungement or reduction of a prior cannabis conviction. 

AB 1775 - Muratsuchi, Al (D, AD 66) - Prohibits the development of new oil pipelines and other infrastructure in coastal waters controlled by the California State Lands Commission. 

AB 2965 - Arambula, Joaquin (D, AD 31) - Extends Medi-Cal to all those eligible, regardless of immigration status. 

AB 3118 - Chiu, David (D, AD 17) - Requires statewide audit of existing rapekit backlog. 

AB 3131 - Gloria, Todd (D, AD 78) - Requires police and sheriffs to hold open public hearings and transparency reporting when acquiring military-grade equipment.


Write your State Senator

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Contact info for your state Senator here:
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Write your Assembly member now! 

Members from: Assembly
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Earlier Event: May 1
May 1 - May 13
Later Event: June 23
June 23rd - July 7th