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Bills in Committee: May 9-13

May 9, 2016
With Gov. Jerry Brown’s May Budget Revise expected this week the Legislature is gearing up for the budget. However many bills are still being heard in Appropriations Committees and the League will continue to regularly update 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 9
 
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 866 (Roth) Veterans Housing. League position: Support.
  • SB 1000 (Leyva) Land use: general plans: environmental justice. League position: Oppose.
  • SB 1013 (Beall) Mentally ill parolees: housing. League position: Support.
  • SB 1069 (Wieckowski) Land use: zoning. League position: Oppose.
  • SB 1462 (Huff) Vehicles: driving under the influence: drug testing. League position: Support. 
Assembly Revenue and Taxation Suspense, 2:30 p.m. State Capitol, Room 126
  • AB 1561 (Garcia, Cristina) Sales and use taxes: exemption: sanitary napkins: tampons: menstrual cups and sponges. League position: Oppose unless amended.
  • AB 1562 (Kim) Sales and use taxes: exemptions: disaster preparedness products. League position: Oppose unless amended. 
Assembly Revenue and Taxation, 2:30 p.m. State Capitol, Room 126
  • AB 1736 (Steinorth) Personal income taxes: deduction: homeownership savings accounts. League position: Support.
  • AB 2040 (Melendez) Outdoor Water Efficiency Act of 2016: personal income tax credits: outdoor water efficiency. League position: Support.
  • AB 2647 (Garcia, Eduardo) Income taxation: insurance taxation: credits: California New Markets Tax Credit. League position: Support.
  • AB 2673 (Harper) Sales and use tax exemption: income tax credits: hydrogen refueling station equipment. League position: Oppose unless amended.
  • HOT AB 2817 (Chiu) Taxes: credits: low-income housing: allocation increase. League position: Support. 
Wednesday, May 11
 
Assembly Committee on Appropriations, 10 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4202
  • AB 1789 (Santiago) Personal income taxes: voluntary contributions: School Supplies for Homeless Children Fund. League position: Support.
  • AB 1934 (Santiago) Planning and zoning: density bonuses: mixed-use projects. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2208 (Santiago) Local planning: housing element: inventory of land for residential development. League position: Support.
  • AB 2255 (Melendez) Drug and alcohol free residences. League position: Support.
  • AB 2257 (Maienschein) Local agency meetings: agenda: online posting. League position: Oppose unless amended.
  • AB 2261 (Hernández) Division of Labor Standards Enforcement: duties. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2299 (Bloom) Land use: housing: 2nd units. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2319 (Gordon) California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank. League position: Support.
  • HOT AB 2320 (Calderon) Unmanned aircraft systems. League position: Neutral.
  • AB 2321 (Rodriguez) Vehicles: registration and transfers of title or interest: use tax. League position: Sponsor.
  • HOT AB 2403 (Bloom) Alcoholism or drug abuse recovery or treatment facilities. League position: Sponsor.
  • AB 2442 (Holden) Density bonuses. League position: Concerns.
  • AB 2450 (Achadjian) Property taxation: property acquired for public use: notice. League position: Support.
  • AB 2475 (Gordon) Loan program: California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank. League position: Support.
  • AB 2498 (Bonta) Human trafficking. League position: Support.
  • HOT AB 2501 (Bloom) Housing: density bonuses. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2535 (Ridley-Thomas) Employment: wages: itemized statements. League position: Support.
  • AB 2556 (Nazarian) Density bonuses. League position: Concerns.
  • HOT AB 2586 (Gatto) Parking. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2697 (Bonilla) Redevelopment dissolution: successor agencies: disposal of assets and properties. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2821 (Chiu) Medi-Cal Housing Program. League positon: Support.
  • AB 2873 (Thurmond) Certified access specialists. League position: Concerns. 
Senate Governance and Finance, 9:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 112
  • SB 879 (Beall) Affordable Housing Bond Act of 2016. League position: Support. 
Senate Committee on Appropriations, 10 a.m., State Capitol, Room 4203
  • SB 868 (Jackson) State Remote Piloted Aircraft Act. League position: Support.
  • SB 1170 (Wieckowski) Public contracts: water pollution prevention plans: delegation. League position: Oppose.
  • SB 1317 (Wolk) Conditional use permit: groundwater extraction facility. League position: Oppose.
  • HOT SB 1318 (Wolk) Local government: drinking water infrastructure or services: wastewater infrastructure or services. League position: Oppose.


 
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