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Bills in Committee: June 25 – 29

June 25, 2012

The Senate and Assembly are both scheduled for floor sessions today at noon to resume work on the budget. The Sacramento Bee is reporting that budget votes are expected Wednesday.  


In addition to continued work on the budget, the Legislature will also hold numerous hearings. The below list represents the bills scheduled for hearing this week for which the League currently has a position.

Many legislative hearings are available online for video or audio monitoring via the Cal Channel and the Senate or Assembly websites. Hearing times are subject to change.

Monday, June 25

Senate Appropriations, State Capitol, Room 4203 at 11 a.m.:

  • AB 1191 (Huber) Local Government Finance. League position: Support.

Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development, State Capitol, Room 3191 at 1 p.m. or upon adjournment of session.

  • HOT BILL – AB 2312 (Ammiano) Controlled Substances. League position: Oppose.

Assembly Transportation, State Capitol, Room 4202 at 1:30 p.m.:

  • SB 1303 (Simitian) Vehicles: Automated Traffic Enforcement Systems. League position: Oppose Unless Amended.

Assembly Utilities and Commerce, State Capitol, Room 437 at 3 p.m.:

  • SB 1160 (Padilla) Communications: Service Interruptions. League position: Seeking Amendments.
  • SB 1207 (Fuller) California Alternative Rates for Energy Program. League position: Support.

Tuesday, June 26

Assembly Business Professions and Consumer Protection, State Capitol, Room 447 at 9 a.m.:

  • SB 1516 (Leno) Public Contracts: Bids. League position: Oppose.

Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife, State Capitol, Room 4202 at 9 a.m.:

  • SB 1278 (Wolk) Planning and Zoning: Flood Protection: Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley. League position: Support.

Senate Public Safety, State Capitol, Room 3191 at 9 a.m.:

  • AB 2031 (Fuentes) Probation: Community Corrections Program. League position: Oppose.

Senate Judiciary, State Capitol, Room 112 at 1:30 p.m.:

  • AB 1687 (Fong) Workers’ Compensation. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2273 (Wieckowski) Common Interest Developments: Required Documents. League position: Preliminary Support.
  • AB 2274 (Lara) Vexatious Litigants. League position: Support.

Senate Transportation and Housing, State Capitol, Room 4203 at 1:30 p.m.:

  • AB 1672 (Torres) Housing-Related Parks Program. League position: Support.
  • AB 1993 (Ma) Vehicles: Towing and Impoundment: Unlicensed Drivers. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 2366 (Eng) Vehicles: Equipment violations: Parking Control Officers. League position: Support.

Wednesday, June 27

Assembly Appropriations, State Capitol, Room 4202 at 9 a.m.:

  • AB 2037 (Davis) Income Taxes: Hiring Credits: Investment Credits. League position: Support.
  • SB 954 (Liu) Controller: Offset Payments. League position: Support
  • SB 1067 (La Malfa) Peace Officers: Mutual Aid. League position: Support in concept.

Senate Governance and Finance, State Capitol, Room 112 at 9:30 a.m.:

  • AB 484 (Alejo) Enterprise Zones: Expiration of Designation. League position: Support.
  • AB 1831 (Dickinson) Local Government: Hiring Practices. League position: Oppose Unless Amended.

Senate Labor and Industrial Relations, State Capitol, Room 2040 at 9:30 a.m.

  • SB 2451 (Pérez) Workers’ Compensation: Firefighters. League position: Oppose.

Assembly Local Government, State Capitol, Room 447 at 1:30 p.m.:

  • ACA 23 (Perea) Local Government Transportation Projects: Special Taxes: Voter Approval. League position: Support.
  • SB 186 (Kehoe) The Controller. League position: Oppose Unless Amended.
  • SB 1002 (Yee) Public Records: Electronic Format. League position: Oppose Unless Amended.
  • SB 1003 (Yee) Local Government: Open Meetings: Cease and Desist Letters. League position: Oppose Unless Amended.
  • SB 1222 (Leno) Solar Energy: Permits. League position: Oppose.

Senate Insurance, State Capitol, Room 112 at 1:30 p.m.:

  • HOT BILL – AB 1551 (Torres) Insurance: Public Safety Employees: Accidents. League position: Oppose.
  • AB 1708 (Gatto) Vehicles: Electronic Verification of Financial Responsibility and Insurance. League position: Seeking Amendments.

Thursday, June 28

Assembly Governmental Organization, State Capitol, Room 437, upon adjournment of session:

  • SB 965 (Wright) State Water Control Board and California Regional Water Quality Control Boards: Ex Parte Communications. League position: Support.

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