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UPDATED: Sign/Veto Request Letters & Bill Status Update

The League Urges City Officials to Act Immediately on Legislation Pending Before Gov. Jerry Brown

September 24, 2013
It is imperative that officials act without delay prior to the Governor’s Oct. 13 bill signing deadline. All 31 League-priority measures sent to Gov. Brown after the Legislature adjourned Sept. 13, are still pending action.
In previous reports the League released a list of bills requiring swift action from membership and interested stakeholders. The following list has been updated to reflect changed bill standings and provide convenient live ‘Take Action’ links. The hotlinks for each bill have a sample veto/signature request letter that can be tailored to your city or organization. Officials should send sign/veto request letters immediately to make sure the voice of local control is heard.
Take Action
League-Supported Measures (Action Pending) 
HOT BILL AB 440 (Gatto): Hazardous materials: releases: local agency cleanup.

AB 513 (Frazier): Tire recycling program: rubberized asphalt.

AB 532 (Gordon): Local Housing Trust Fund.

AB 564 (Mullin): Community redevelopment: successor agencies.

AB 576 (V. Manuel Pérez): Revenue Recovery and Collaborative Enforcement Team Act: pilot program.

AB 683 (Mullin): Local government: fines and penalties: assessments.

AB 719 (Hernandez): Energy: energy efficiency: street light pole.

AB 748 (Eggman): Judgments against a public entity: interest.

AB 841 (Torres): Junk dealers and recyclers: nonferrous materials: payment.

AB 986 (Bradford): Postrelease community supervision: flash incarceration: city jails.

AB 1042 (Hall): Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund.

AB 1090 (Fong): Public officers: conflicts of interest: contracts.

HOT BILL AB 1229 (Atkins): Land use: zoning regulations.

AB 1253 (Blumenfield): Vehicles: mobile advertising displays.

SB 31 (Padilla): Outdoor advertising displays: arenas.

SB 43 (Wolk): Electricity: Green Tariff Shared Renewables Program.

SB 211 (Hernandez): Tax administration: disclosure of information: Franchise Tax board and cities.

SB 254 (Hancock): Solid waste: used mattresses: recycling and recovery.

HOT BILL SB 470 (Wright): Community development: economic opportunity.
SB 510 (Jackson): Land use: subdivisions: rental mobilehome park conversion.

SB 684 (Hill): Advertising displays: redevelopment agency project areas.

League Opposed-Measures (Action Pending)
AB 218 (Dickinson): Employment applications: criminal history.
HOT BILL AB 537 (Bonta): Meyers-Milias-Brown Act: impasse procedures.
HOT BILL AB 562 (Williams): Economic development subsidies: review by local agencies.

AB 691 (Muratsuchi): State lands: granted trust lands: sea level rise.

AB 792 (Mullin): Utility user tax: exemption: distributed generation systems.

AB 1149 (Campos): Identity theft: local agencies.
AB 1235 (Gordon): Local agencies: financial management training.

HOT BILL AB 1373 (John A. Pérez): Workers’ compensation: firefighters and peace officers.

HOT BILL SB 7 (Steinberg): Public works: charter cities.

HOT BILL SB 313 (De León): Public Safety Officers Procedural Bills of Rights Act.
Status Update
Below is a breakdown on how many bills have been signed or vetoed this year:
  • Signed: 518
  • Vetoed: 6
  • Pending Governor’s Acton: 575
  • League-Opposed Bills Vetoed: 0/10
  • League-Supported Bills Signed: 0/21
For detailed information regarding bill signings and vetoes, please see the Governor’s press release website.

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