May 9, 2014

Issue #38

Editor's Note

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Bills in Committee May 19–23

The following list reflects League priority and hot bills scheduled to be heard by legislative committees for the week of May 19–23. A full listing of all upcoming Senate and Assembly hearings is available online.  Please note that hearing times and locations are subject to change. The League will report any significant actions.   

Assembly, Senate, Legislation, Hot Bills

Register Now for League Webinars on “Ban the Box” and Massage Establishment Regulation Legislation

The League is offering two important webinars in the coming two weeks for members: How Cities Implement AB 218 (Ban the Box) and AB 1147 Massage Establishment Regulation.

Meetings and Events, Employee Relations, Massage Regulations, Hot Bills, Legislation

Get Started Early on League Resolutions

Deadline is July 5

Policy development is an integral part of the League’s Annual Conference. While the principal means for determining League policy is through the League’s eight standing policy committees and the League board of directors, the organization also accepts Annual Conference Resolutions, which should address areas not already covered by League policy.

League Policy, Meetings and Events

Webinar Scheduled for May 28 on U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Prayer in Local Government Meetings

The State and Local Legal Center, International Municipal Lawyers Association and the National Conference of State Legislatures are co-sponsoring a free webinar to discuss the recent Supreme Court decision in Town of Greece, New York v. Galloway clarifying allowable prayer practices before local government bodies and state legislatures. 

Legal Updates, Meetings and Events

California City Solutions: Alameda Partners With Volunteer Organization to Save Animal Shelter

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. These entries are also now available on the League’s website as a resource for cities in a searchable database called California City Solutions. Alameda’s Friends of the Animal Shelter program was submitted in 2013 for the League Partners Award for Excellence in City-Business Relations award category.

Helen Putnam, CA City Solutions
1400 K Street ■ Sacramento, CA 95814 ■ (916) 658-8200
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