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Bills in Committee: May 2-6

April 29, 2016
With the Legislature’s policy committees now in full swing, the League will begin regularly updating members on upcoming hearings on bills of interest to cities.
A full listing of Senate and Assembly hearings is available online. Hearing times are subject to change.

Additional information about the important bills the League is tracking is available in the 2016 Hot and Priority Bill List. Published on April 15, this list will continually be updated throughout the remainder of the Legislative Session. Bill language and any available position letters on legislation can be found through the bill search function on the League’s website.

Monday, May 2
Senate Committee on Appropriations, 10 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • SB 820 (Hertzberg) Hazardous materials: California Land Reuse and Revitalization Act of 2004. League position: Support.
  • SB 898 (Nguyen) Sales and use taxes: exemption: animal blood. League position: Oppose unless amended.
  • SB 1166 (Jackson) Unlawful employment practice: parental leave. League position: Oppose.
  • SB 1288 (Leno) Elections: local voting methods. League position: Support.
  • SB 1383 (Lara) Short-lived climate pollutants. League position: Concerns. 
Tuesday, May 3
Assembly Judiciary Committee, 9 a.m. State Capitol, Room 447
  • AB 2584 (Daly) Land use: housing development. League position: Oppose. 
Senate Judiciary Committee, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • HOT SB 885 (Wolk) Construction contracts: indemnity. League position: Oppose. 
Senate Transportation and Housing, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • SB 879 (Beall) Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2016. League position: Support (as proposed to be amended). 
Wednesday, May 4
Assembly Committee on Appropriations, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • AB 1564 (Williams) Emergency services: wireless 911 calls: routing. League position: Support.
  • AB 1676 (Campos) Employers: salary information. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 1860 (Alejo) Local law enforcement: body-worn cameras: grant program. League position: Support.
  • HOT AB 2734 (Atkins) Local Control Affordable Housing Act. League position: Support.
  • AB 2853 (Gatto) Public records. League position: Support. 
Assembly Committee on Insurance, 9 a.m., State Capitol, Room 437
  • AB 2230 (Chu) Workers’ compensation: language interpreters. League position: Oppose. 
Assembly Committee on Local Government, 1:30 p.m., State Capitol, Room 447
  • AB 2220 (Cooper) Elections in cities: by or from district. League position: Sponsor.
  • AB 2492 (Alejo) Community revitalization. League position: Support.
  • AB 2693 (Dababneh) Contractual assessments: financing requirements: property improvements. League position: Oppose.

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